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Description, Figure et Qualite de l'Arbre du Cafe


A magnificent (and beautifully preserved) sheet from Chatelain's Atlas Historique with three large, beautifully engraved illustrations of a coffee plant, a branch of a coffee plant with beans at various stages of development, and coffee leaves. Below the engravings is text describing the coffee plant and how it is cultivated and its beans harvested. A fascinating and splendidly rendered document on an important tropical crop.
Item Number: GG2098
Cartographer: Henri Abraham Ch√Ętelain
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1719
Size: 16 3/4" x 14 1/2"
Condition: b&w
Price: $350.00