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East Wall Case: Botanical Books and Illustrations

Carl von Linné. The Families of plants, with their natural characters ... translated from the last edition of the Genera Plantarum ... Lichfield: Printed by John Jackson, 1787. vol II.

Encyclopédie, ou Dictionaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par un société de gens de letters. Mis en ordre & publié par M. Diderot ... Paris: Briasson ..., 1751-1765 [i.e. Geneva, 1771-1774]. Plates, vol. 6.

Pietro Mattioli. Theatrum botanicum, das ist Neu vollkommenes Kräuter-Buch. Basel: Jacob Bertsche, 1696. 8th ed.

John Parkinson. Theatrum botanicum, the Theater of plants, or an herball of a large extent. London: Printed by Tho. Cotes, 1640.


West Wall Case: The Far East--Early contacts

Arnoldus Montanus. Atlas Chinensis: being a second part of a relation of remarkable passages in two embassies from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Vice-roy Singlamong and General Taising Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. London: Tho. Johnson, 1671.

Johan Nieuhof. L'ambassade de la Compagnie Oriental des Provinces Unies vers L'empereur de la Chine, ou Grand Cam de Tartarie faite par les Srs. Pierre de Goyer & Jacob de Keyser. Leyde: Jacob de Meurs, 1665.

Johan Nieuhof. An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperour of China, delivered by their Excellcies. Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer. London: Printed by John Macock for the Author, 1669.


Case 1: China and Tea

Engelbert Kaempfer. Amoenitatum exoticarum politico-physico-medcarum fasciculi V. Lemgoviae: Henrici Wilhelmi Meyeri, 1712.

Jean-Baptiste Du Halde. A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary, together with the kingdoms of Korea and Tibet. London: Printed by T. Gardner for Edward Cave, 1738-1741. vol. 2.

Alvaro Semedo. Imperio de la China i cultura evangélica en èl, por los Religios de la Compañia de Iesu. Madrid: Impresso por Iuan Sánchez, a costa de Pedro Coello, 1642. 2. impr.


Case 2: The Arabian Peninsula and Coffee

Carsten Neibuhr. Description de l'Arabie, faite sur des observations propres et des avis recueillis dans les lieux mêmes. Amsterdam: S.J. Baalde ..., 1774.

John Oldmixon. Het britannische ryk in America, zynde eene beschryving van de ontdekking, bevolking, inwoonders, het klimaat, den koophandel, en tegenwoordigen staat van alle de britannische coloniën, in dat gedeelte der wereldt ... Amsterdam: Rudolf en Gerard Wetstein, 1721.

Jean de La Roque. Voyage de l'Arabie heureuse ... Amsterdam: Chez Steenhouwer et Uytwerf, 1716.


Case 3: The New World--Cocoa and Chocolate

Antonio de Solis y Rivadeneyra. Historia de la conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progressos de la America Septentrional, conocida por el nombre Nueva España. Madrid: Bernardo de Villa-Diego, 1684.

Francisco López de Gómara. La Historia general de las Indias y Nuevo Mundo, con mas la conquista del Peru y de Mexico, agora nuevamente añadida y emendata por el mismo autor ... Caragoca: Pedro Bermuz, 1555.

Bernal Diaz del Castillo. Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva-España. Madrid: La Imprenta del Reyno, 1632.


Case 4: Early Medical Observations

Johann Nicolas Pechlin. Theophilus Bibaculus, sive, De potu theae dialogus. Francofurti: Johannis Sebastiani Riechelii, 1684.

Daniel Duncan. Wholesome advice against the abuse of hot liquors, particularly coffee, chocolate, tea, brandy, and strong-waters ... London: Printed for H. Rhodes ..., 1706.

Manuel Navas de Carrera. Dissertacion historica phisico-chimica, y analysis del cacao, su uso, y dossis ... Zaragoza: Por Francisco Moreno, 1751.

Caspar Neumann. Lectiones publicae von vier Subjectis diateticic, nehmlich von den in hiesigen gegenden Gewöhnlichsten und durch menschliche Hüffe zu Gebrachten vierley Geträncken, vom Thée, Caffée, Bier, und Wein ... Leipzig: bey Gottlob Benjamin Fromman, 1735.

John Lindley. An Introduction to the natural system of botany, or, a systematic view of the organization, natural affinities, and geographical distribution of the whole vegetable kingdom ... New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1831.


Case 5: Early Medical Opinions

Giovanni Dalla Bona. Dell' uso e dell' abuso del caffè: dissertazione storico-fisico-medica. Verona: Pierantonio Berno, 1760.

John Coakley Lettsom. The Natural history of the tea-tree: with observations on the medical qualities of tea and on the effects of tea drinking. London: Printed by J. Nichols for Charles Dilly, 1799.

William Woodville. A Supplement to Medical Botany, or part the second: containing plates with descriptions of most of the principal medicinal plants not included in the Materia medica. London: James Phillips, 1794.

J. N., Surgeon. Remarks on Mr. Mason's treatise upon tea: Subsequent to which, is exhibited a true portrait of the qualities and effects of the liquor. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1745.


Case 6: English Tariffs, Taxes, and the Tea Trade.

Committee of Tea Dealers. A Narrative of the conduct of the tea-dealers, during the late sale of teas at the India House. London: T. Cadell, 1785.

Richard Twining. Remarks on the Report of the East India Directors, respecting the sale and prices of tea. London: T. Cadell, 1785. 2nd ed.

Richard Twining. Observations on the Tea and window act, and on the tea trade. London: T. Cadell, 1785. 3rd ed.

Richard Twining. An Answer to the Second report of the East India Directors, respecting the sale and prices of tea. London: T. Cadell, 1785.

Robert Voute. Korte beschouwing van den daadlyken toestand van den thee-handel. Amsterdam: Willem Holtrop, 1792.


Case 7: The Boston Tea Party

The Votes and proceedings of the freeholders and other inhabitants of the town of Boston, in Town Meeting assembled, according to Law, the 5th and 18th Days of November, 1773. Boston: Printed for J. Greenleaf, 1773.

Matthew Robinson-Morris, 2nd Baron Rokeby. Considerations on the measures carrying on with respect to the British colonies in North America. Philadelphia: Reprinted and sold by Benjamin Towne, 1774.

At a meeting of the people of Boston, and the neighboring towns, at Faneuil-Hall ... on Monday the 29th of November 1773 ... for the purpose of consulting, advising and determining upon the most proper and effectual method to prevent the unloading, receiving or vending the detestable tea sent out by the East India Company ... [Boston]: Printed by Edes and Gill, 1773.

William Bollan. The Petitions of Mr. Bollan, agent for the Council of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, lately Presented to the two Houses of Parliament ... London: Sold by J. Almon, 1774.


Case 8: Early "coffee, tea, and chocolate books"

Nicolas Blegny. Le bon usage du thé du caffé et du chocolat: pour la preservation & pour la guerison des maladies. Lyon & se vend à Paris: Jacques Collombat, 1687.

Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma. Curioso tratado de la naturaleza y calidad del chocolate, divido en quatro puntos ... Madrid: Francisco Martí, 1631.

Philippe Silvestre Dufour. Tractatus novi De potu caphé, de Chinensium thé, et de chocolata. Paris: Pierre Muguet, 1685.

Michiel Togni. Raccolta delle singolari qualità del caffé. Venezia: per Gio. Francesco Valuasense, 1675.


Case 9: Early "coffee, tea, and chocolate books"

D. de Quélus. Histoire naturelle du cacao, et du sucre: divisée en deux traitez ... Amsterdam: Henri Strik, 1720.

Pierre Toussaint Navier. Observations sur le cacao et sur le chocolat: où l'on examine les avantages & les inconviéniens qui peuvent résulter de l'usage de ces substances ... Paris: Chez P.Fr. Didot jeune, 1772.

Giovanni Battista Felici. Parere intorno all' uso della cioccolata. Firenze: Giuseppe Manni, 1728.

Antoine Alexis Cadet-duVaux. Dissertation sur le café: son historique, ses propriétés, et le procédé pour en obtenir la boisson la plus agréable, la plus salutaire, et la plus economique. Paris: [s.n.], 1806.


Case 10: Early "coffee, tea, and chocolate books"

Johann Riem. Joh. Riem's Lehrbuch die natürlichen und künstlichen Getränke der Menschen. Dresden: in der Waltherschen Hofbuchhandlung, 1809.

Hippolyte-Alexandre Trifet. Du café, de son action sur l'homme a l'état de santé et a l'état du maladie. Paris: Moquet, 1846.

F. Marquis. Du thé, ou nouveau traité sur sa culture, sa récolte, sa preparation et ses usages. Paris: Chez Nepveu, Audot, F. Marquis, 1820.

Alexandre Martin. Manuel de l'amateur de café, ou l'art de prendre toujours de bon café. Paris, Audot, 1828.


Case 11: Early "coffee, tea, and chocolate books"

A.Gallais. Monographie du cacao, ou Manuel de l'amateur de chocolate, ouvrage contenant la description, l'histoire, et la culture du cacaoyer ... Paris: Debauve et Gallais, 1827.

Eugène and Auguste Pelletier. Le thé et le chocolate dans l'alimentation publique, aux points de vue historique, botanique, physiologique, hygenique, économique industriel et commercial. Paris: Chez les auteurs al la Compagnie françaisedes chocolates et des thés ..., 1861.

Arthur Mangin. Le cacao et le chocolat considérés aux points de vue botanique, chemique, physiologique, agricole, commercial, industriel et économique. Paris: Guillaumin et Cie. ..., 1862. 2e. éd.

Alfred Franklin. Le café, le thé, & le chocolat. Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie., 1893.


Cases 12: Household and cookery books, roasting, preparation, confectionery

Menon. La science du maître d'hôtel, confiseur, a l'usage des officiers ... Paris: Chez Paulus-du-Mesnil, 1750.

Antonin Carême. Le pâtissier royal parisien, ou traité élémentaire et pratique de la patisserie ancienne et moderne. Paris: J.G. Dentu, 1815.

William Ellis. The country housewife's family companion, or profitable directions for whatever relates to the management and good oeconomy of the domestic concerns of a country life ... London: J. Hodges and B. Collins, 1750.

The New family receipt-book, containing seven hundred truly valuable receipts in various branches of domestic economy ... London: Printed by Squire and Warwick for John Murray, 1810.


Cases 13: Household and cookery books, roasting, preparation, confectionery

Elliot G. Storke. The family and householder's guide, or how to keep house, how to provide, how to cook ... Auburn, N.Y.: Auburn Publishing Co., 1859.

Artemas Ward. The Grocers' hand-book and directory for 1883. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Grocer Publishing Co. [1883]

Helmut Lothar Ripperger. Coffee cookery. New York: George W. Stewart, 1940.

Robert, Hewitt, Jr. Coffee, its history, cultivation, and uses. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1872.


Case 14: The Classic Cookbooks

Amelia Simmons. American cookery, or the art of dressing viands, fish, poultry and vegetables, and the best modes of making pastes, puffs, pies, tarts ... and all kinds of cakes. Troy, N.Y.: Wright, Goodenow, and Stockwell, 1808.

Hannah Glasse. The art of cookery made plain and easy. London: Printed for the author and sold by A. Millar and T. Trye, 1758. 6th ed.

Isabella Mary Beeton. The book of household management: comprising information for the mistress, housekeeper, cook, kitchen-maid ... London: S. O. Beeton ..., 1861 [i.e. 1859-1861]

Fannie Merritt Farmer. The Boston cooking-school cook book. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1896.

Irma S. Rombauer. The joy of cooking: a compilation of reliable recipes with an occasional culinary chat. [St. Louis: Privately printed], 1931.


Case 15: Product Related Materials

Sallie Jones. Biddy and the "Old Dominion" a scrap from my experience-book. Philadelphia: T. Sines, printer, 1858.

The story of coffee and how to make it. Nashville, Tenn. [etc.]: The Cheek-Neal Coffee Co, 1925.

[Stollwerk's cocoa puzzle] [S.l]: Stollwerck Brothers, [ca. 1895]

Coffee [presented with compliments of Chase & Sanborn, importers and wholesale dealers in teas and coffees ... [Boston: Chase & Sanborn, ca. 1881]

Maria Parloa. Choice recipes by Miss Parloa and other noted teachers. Dorchester, Mass.: Walter Baker & Co., 1906.

Maria Parloa. Chocolate and cocoa recipes by Miss Parloa, home made candy recipes by Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill. Dorchester, Mass.: Walter Baker & Co., 1914.

The Chocolate Plant (theobroma cacao) and Its Products. Dorchester, Mass.: Walter Baker and Co., 1891.


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L Case 16: British Cartoonists and Illustrators

The tea-tax-tempest, or Old Time with his magick-lanthern. [London]: W. Humphreys [sic], pubd. March 12, 1783.

George Cruikshank. Inconveniences of a trip to the continent. London: G. Humphry, 1821.

The Englishman's Mentor: The Picture of the Palais Royal, Describing Its Spectacles, Gaming Rooms, Coffee Houses, Restaurateurs ... London: Printed for William Hone, 1819.

Cuffy's Description of the Progress of Coffee. London: E. Wallis, [ca. 1820]


L Case 17: Social and Literary References

Leo Tolstoy. War and peace: A Historical Novel. New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886.

Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Physiologie du gout, ou Meditations de gastronomie transcendante. Paris: A. Sautelet et Cie., 1826. vol. 1.

Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist, or The parish boy's progress. London: Richard Bentley, 1838. vol. 2.

Charles Dickens. Sketches by "Boz" illustrative of every-day life and every-day people. The second series. London: John Macrone, 1837.

A Book of Coffee: Selected Illustration with the Coffee Cantata ... Bloomington, Ind.: Graphic Design Press, 1994.

Samovar, Russian, ca. 1900.


L Case 18: Coffee and Tea in the Home

Samovar, Iranian, 20th century.

Walter Smith. Examples of household taste. New York: R. Worthington, [1877]

Oetzman & Co. A guide to house furniture. London: Waterlow & Sons, [1895?]

Carol Cunningham. Some remarks about tea. Mill Valley, Calif.: Sunflower Press, 1974.

Rosamund Marriot Watson. The Art of the House. London: George Bell and Sons, 1897.

Julia C. Andrews. Breakfast, dinner, and tea: viewed classically, poetically, and practically. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1859.


L Case 19: The Great Exhibition and Other Catalogs

J.S. Ingram. The Centennial Exposition described and illustrated, being a concise and graphic description of this grand enterprise, commemorative of the first centenary of American independence. Philapedphia: Hubbard Bros., 1876.

The Art Journal illustrated catalog: The industry of all nations. London: For the proprietors by George Virtue, [1851]

Diego Monsalve. Colombia cafeteria: informacíon historica, politica, civil, administrative, geographica ... Barcelona: Artes Graficas, 1927.

John Tallis. Tallis's history and description of the Crystal Palace, and the Exhibition of the World's Industry in 1851. London and New York: John Tallis [v.2-3 London Printing and Publishing Co., 1852]

Favorite dishes: a Columbian autograph souvenir cookery book, over three hundred autograph recipes, and twenty-three portraits, contributed specially by the Board of Lady Managers of the World's Columbian Exposition. Chicago: [Board of Lady Managers], R.R. Donnelley, printers, 1893.


L Case 20: The Coffeehouses--Music, Discussion and Politics

John Doran. Table traits with something on them. London: Richard Bentley, 1854.

William West. Tavern anecdotes, and reminiscences of the origin of signs, clubs, coffee-houses, streets, city companies, wards, etc. intended as a lounge book for Londoners and their country cousins. London: Printed for William Cole, 1825.

David Morier Evans. The City, or the physiology of London business, with sketches on the 'change and at the coffee houses. London: Groombridge & Sons, 1852.

Some notes about The Coffee House: a private club, together with a list of resident and non-resident members. New York: [The Coffee House], 1926.

Arthur Ransome. Bohemia in London. London: Stephen Swift and Co., 1912.

A letter from the Grecian Coffee-house ... London: [s.n., 1701]

A Coffee-house dialogue, or a discourse between Captain Y---- and a young barrister of the Middle-Temple; with some reflections upon the bill against the D. of Y. [London: s.n., 1679?]


L Case 21: Coffee house imprints

James Salter. A catalogue of the rarities to be seen at Don Saltero's Coffee-House in Chelsea. London: [s.n.], 1732.

Political dialogues between the celebrated statues of Pasquin and Marforio at Rome. London: Printed for T. Boreman near Child's Coffee-House in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and to be had at his shop at the Cock upon Ludgate Hill, 1736.

Pelatiah Webster. A Dissertation on the political union and Constitution of the thirteen United States, of North America: which is necessary to their preservation and happiness, humbly offered to the public, by a citizen of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by T. Bradford, in Front-street, three doors below the Coffee-House, 1783.

William Livingston. A letter to the Right Reverend Father in God, John, Bishopof Landaff; occasioned by some passages in his Lordship's sermon, on the 20th of February, 1767, in which the American Colonies are loaded with great and undeserved reproach. New-York: Printed for the author; and to be sold by Garrat Noel, near the Coffee-House.

Thomas Ballard. Bibliotheca Antonij Collins, Arm., or A complete catalogue of the library of Antony Collins, Esq; deceas'd: containing a collection of several thousand volumes in Greek, Latin, English, French, and Spanish; in divinity, history, antiquity, philology, husbandry, and all polite literature ... Which will be sold at St. Paul's Coffee-House in Paul's Church-Yard, on Monday the 18th day of January, 1730/1 ... [London]: Catalogues to be had at Mr. Stagg's ... and at the place of sale, [1731]


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