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The Food of the Gods

The Food of the Gods

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The Food of the Gods: A popular account of cocoa

by Head, Brandon

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George Routledge and Sons. c. 1905. Octavo. ix, 109, (1)pp. Numerous monochrome plates, two coloured litho plates, lacking frontispiece. Coloured folding plan "Section of a Cocoa Factory", Coloured folding chart of "Cocoa Producing Countries", coloured folding map of Trinidad. Original green pictorial boards, spotted and rubbed to extremeties. Signature to fep.

The natural history of cocoa, its growth and cultivation, its sources and varieties, and its manufacture, with a well illustrated section relating to Bourneville.


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Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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