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    A Rare Early Work on Chocolate

    [Chocolate]. Giovanni Batista Felici. Parere Intorno all' Uso della Cioccolata; Scritto in una Lettera ...all'Lisabetta Girolami d'Aambra. Florence: Appresso Giuseppe Manni, 1728. First edition. Octavo. 88 pages. Half-title present. Bound in later brown paper boards, black gilt morocco lettering label. Some wear and scratches to binding (spine especially worn), evidence of label removal on spine, inkstamps on front free endpaper and half-title, half-title chipped and soiled at top, first few leaves soiled at top, previous bookseller's description mounted on front pastedown, text wrinkled. First gathering a bit loose. Still, a very good copy of this rare work on chocolate. One of the few works on chocolate not in Vicaire.
    Biting p. 155.


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    November, 2015
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