Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Voyage Autour du Monde avec le Cacoa Bensdorp


The beige stock cover shows two Dutch girls in traditional clothing holding cups of hot cocoa, surrounded by drawing of maps, boat scenes, and other travel images. Beige art nouveau writing on a blue background highlights the title,"Voyage Autour du Monde avec le Cacao Bensdorp," or "Travel Around the World with Bensdorp's Cocoa." Below the title is a box indicating that the pamphlet is number 10. The back shows a a brown drawing of young Dutch woman in traditional clothing enjoying a cup of hot cocoa with Cocoa Bendsorp written on the mug. On the inside cover, the entire travel pamphlet series put out by Bensdorp's Cocoa is listed in blue ink. There are 32 albums listed, primarily of European cities. The back inside cover, also in blue ink, explains that there are three series to follow (each with the same number of albums)recreating beautiful sites from Europe and other parts of the world. The albums are inserted in the bottles of cocoa and chocolate bars. The company will send you a container for the collection for 1.50 F.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: J.C. Dalmeijer (Amsterdam - Paris)

Brand Name: Bensdorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa

Publisher: Bensdorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa (Amsterdam, Holland)

1890 (ca.)

8.3 x 10.2 cm



  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Voyage Autour du Monde avec le Cacoa Bensdorp. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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