Coffee - Tea

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Histoire n...
Gumilla, J.
Histoire naturelle, civile et géographique de l'Orenoque et des principales rivières qui s'y jettent. Dans laquelle on traite du gouvernement, des usages et des coutûmes des Indiens qui l'habitent, des animaux, des arbres...
Avignon, Marseille, Desaint et Saillant, 1758. In three volumes. 12mo (16.5 x 9.5 cm). One large folded engraved map of the area of the Venezuelan river Orinoco and two folded engraved plates. Contemporary uniform mottled calf with gilt vignette on front board of the first volume. Spines with gilt floral pattern and red and green morocco labels with gilt titles. Marbled flyleaves. Edges dyed red.
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"One of the most curious and interesting hitherto published upon the country of the Orinoco" (Sabin)
Die Kultur...
Tichomirow, W. A.
Die Kultur und Gewinnung des Thees auf Ceylon und in China.
St. Petersburg, A. Wienecke, 1892. 8vo (22.3 x 15.1 cm). 113 pp., three photographic plates (one double-sized). Original printed wrappers.
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A very rare work on tea cultures in Ceylon and in China
Zur Frage...
Tichomirow, W. A.
Zur Frage über die Expertise von gefälschtem und gebrauchtem Thee.
St. Petersburg, A. Wienecke, 1890. 8vo (21.8 x 15.3 cm). 60 pp., eight photo-type plates. Original printed wrappers.
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Real or fake (that's the question over a cup of tea)
Flora Nori...
Volckamer, J. C. [AND S. Paulli]
Flora Noribergensis sive catalogus plantarum in agro Noribergensi, tum sponte nascentium quam exoticarum... ac medico praecipue Horto aliquot abhincannis enutritarum... [AND] Commentarius de abusu Tabaci Americanorum in Europe novo, quae ipsissima est Chamaeleagnos Dodonaei... [S. Paulli]
Noribergae, Michaellianis, 1700. 8vo (19.1 x 15.9 cm). [xx], 437, [iii] pp.; 25 engraved plates [AND] Strassburg, S. Paulli, 1681. Engraved title page, [lviii] pp, including dedication leaf with coat of arms, portrait of Paulli, 87, [xii] pp.; two large, double-folded engraved plates, related to the making of tea. Contemporary vellum with script titles in a neat old hand on the spine. Edges speckled red.
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Two rare works combined, including Paulli's early, influential study on the merits and dangers of tobacco and tea