Illus. throughout from historical photographs & drawings. First Edition. London: Faber & Faber, .
The rarest of Roden's books. Claudia Roden is famous as an excellent cookbook writer (mainly about the Mediterranean and Middle East) and cultural anthropologist. Many people do not know she was also Egypt's national backstroke swimming champion at the age of 15. This book covers the history of coffee, coffee houses, coffee equipment and uses. Near fine.
Illus. from photographs and line illustrations. Dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition....
Illus. with line drawings by Harper Pennington on frontis. and seven others throughout. Blue-grey pictorial...
273 pp. Pictorial boards. First Edition. NY: State Univ. of NY Press, . An anthropology...