Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Arbuckle's Illustrated Atlas Of Fifty Principal Nations Of The World


The white front cover of this pamphlet has a large color drawing of nine fairies inside and around a globe. Inset on the upper left side is a replica of the Palestine trade card with a drawing of a scene and a colored map of Palestine. The title surrounds these drawings in green, brown and black. The pamphlet is held together by a tied string in three holes on the left edge. The white back cover has color drawings of two women sitting at a table drinking coffee and a framed water scene. The frame has two holes with a pink ribbon with Cultivation . . . Arbuckles' Stores . . . Home Use. The upper left corner has a replica of the Brazil trade card with a drawing of workers picking coffee beans and a map of Brazil. The even pages have descriptions of the corresponding trade cards pictured on the opposite odd pages. Descriptions include a brief history, information on the country's government, statistics, terrain, climate, products and capital city. The color trade cards each have one or two drawings depicting the country and a map of the country. The last page has The Great Luxury of Modern Civilization which provides a brief history of coffee. The back end page has a black-and-white drawing of the two hemispheres.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Donaldson Brothers (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Arbuckle Coffee

Publisher: Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1890 (ca.)

24 p.

17.4 x 28 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Arbuckle's Illustrated Atlas Of Fifty Principal Nations Of The World. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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