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The Natural History of Chocolate

Being a Distinct and Particular Account of the Cocoa-Tree, its Growth and Culture, and the Preparation, Excellent Properties, and Medicinal Vertues of its Fruit

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Author: D. de Quelus
Published: 1730
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,999 / 69 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69
LoC Categories: QK, SB
Downloads: 1,876
Added to site: 2008.02.13
mnybks.net#: 20050
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Nature
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urescit, Benzo memorante. Carol. Cluzio, l. c. Annuo justam attingens Maturitatem Spatio. Franc. Hernandes, apud Anton. Rech. In Hist. Ind. Occidental, lib. 5. c. 1.

[d] It seems likely that the Spanish Authors who say there are four Kinds of this at Mexico, have no better Foundation for the difference than this; and Mons. Tournefort had reason to say after Father Plumier, that he only knew one Kind of this Tree. Cacao Speciem Unicam novi. Append. Rei Herb. pag. 660.

[e] A new Voyage round the World. Tom. 1. Ch. 3. p. 69.

[f] Pomet's General History of Drugs, Book vii. Ch. xiv. pag. 205. Chomel's Abridgment of usual Plants. Valentin. Hist. Simplicium reform. lib. 2.

[g] New Relation of the East Indies. Tom. 1. Part 2. Ch. 19.

[h] A curious Discourse upon Chocolate, by Ant. Colmenero de Cedesma, Physician and Chirurgeon at Paris 1643.

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