By William H. Ukers

The unique homage to the world's so much striking drink!

In 1922, William H. Ukers wrote the definitive paintings on espresso. because the founding father of The Tea and low exchange Journal, an journal nonetheless lively this day, he spent seventeen years touring the realm and uncovering every thing there has been to grasp approximately either the bean and the beverage. From its old roots and the consuming customs of alternative international locations to its results at the brain and the guidance of the appropriate cup, this publication captures the entire wealthy and complicated historical past of coffee.

Filled to the brim with powerful evidence, aphorisms, and extra, All approximately Coffee culls the easiest of Ukers's examine and observations sip after sip, web page after page.

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