The Paris Cafes
WILLIAM H. UKERS
GILMAN C. FISHER
内容THE PARIS CAFÉS is a compilation from works by
GILMAN C. FISHER, Published in Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science in 1877
and WILLIAM H. UKERS, All About Coffe, Published in 1922.
Includes: The introduction of coffee into Paris by Thévenot in 1657—How Soliman Aga established the custom of coffee drinking at the court of Louis XIV—Opening of the first coffee houses—How the French adaptation of the Oriental coffee house first appeared in the real French café of François Procope—Important part played by the coffee houses in the development of French literature and the stage—Their association with the Revolution and the founding of the Republic—Quaint customs and patrons—Historic Parisian cafés.
Black and white illustrated.