Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Chase & Sanborn Tea And Coffee Importers. Boston, Montreal, Chicago [Peach Cover]


The front and back covers are peach. On the front, the title is in dark blue and white letters over a blue-and-white drawing of a scene of tea gatherers with boxes of tea in the lower right corner. An orange trademark says "Ne cede malis," Established 1864. The center of the back cover has the diamond trademark in dark blue with a decorative white border. The front end page has copyright information. The back end page lists the three "Royal Gems of the Kingdom of Tea": Koh-i-noor, Nassac and Orloff. The first page has a drawing of Java & Mocha Coffee and tells the importance of the trademark.The second page has "To The Household," which tells how everyone loves coffee for breakfast. These two pages are repeated. The following left pages discuss the various teas and coffees and trademarks and most are accompanied by black-and-white drawings of products or trademarks. The right pages are black-and-white photographs or drawings of the growing and processing of tea. The last page has "To The Grocer," which explains why this pamphlet was prepared and sent to merchants. There are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Press of Moss Eng. Co. (New York, N.Y.)


11.1 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Chase & Sanborn Tea And Coffee Importers. Boston, Montreal, Chicago [Peach Cover]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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