This 1322 page limited edition handbook is a comprehensive guide to antique coffee mills. Chapters in the Introduction include: A Brief History of Coffee; A Brief History of the Art of Grinding; About Patents; The Great Proliferation of Coffee Mills; Coffee Mills at War and Other Strange Places; and Geographical Distribution of Manufacturers. Also included is an alphabetical listing of the companies and individuals in the United States that made or patented coffee mills. Dozens of black and white photos and illustrations are found throughout.
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Book Description Joseph E Macmillan, Phd, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine+. First Edition; First Printing. Stated first edition signed and numbered #115 by the author, Not issued with a dust cover. Brown covers with gilt lettering. Gilt titling is crisp. Joseph E. MacMillan, is a leading authority on coffee grinders and coffee mills. This is the book to own. Beautiful copy signed by author. Book has no wear. 1322 pages Black and white illustrations throughout. A large reference book for researching antique coffee mills. The ‘Bible" for collectors. Extensive information regarding makers and brands, an illustration with each description of the coffee mill. A wonderful reference book. The MacMillan Index weighs 10 pounds. . May require extra shipping to outside U. S. A. ; Black and white illustrations; Oversize; 1392 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 11890