[CHOCOLATE] Panegirico Al Chocolate; Por El Capitan Castro De Torres. Manuel Perez De Guzman.
[CHOCOLATE] Panegirico Al Chocolate; Por El Capitan Castro De Torres

[CHOCOLATE] Panegirico Al Chocolate; Por El Capitan Castro De Torres

Sevilla, Spain: En la Oficina de E. Rasco, 1887. Second Edition. Hardcover. 30 [2] pages. 23.5 x 17 cm. Number 27 or 80 copies. Scarce copy of this irreverent work. First published in Segovia in 1640, The Panegirico al Chocolate was initially called blasphemous - As Chocolate made its way to the continent, it brought with it certain theological issues as to the appropriate use during fasting for Catholics who were limited to water and wine on fasting days. Original wrappers toned, boards rubbed at edges, one 1 cm. spot on front cover. Gray cloth covered boards - original wraps bound in. Very good. Item #2219

Price: $225.00

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