Arbuckles: The Coffee that Won the West

Arbuckles: The Coffee that Won the West

Fugate, Francis L.

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Publisher: Texas Western Press / The University of Texas at El Paso
Date Published: 1994
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0874042305
Book Id: 40445


233pp. Quarto [32 cm] White cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Good only. The edges of the spine and covers are damp stained. The edges of the pages show very minor moisture damage. In a very good dust jacket, with mild rubbing, and a couple shallow edge tears.


John Arbuckle revolutionized the coffee industry with his innovations for improving the roasting process for coffee beans. Here, Fugate chronicles Arbuckle's fight with the sugar trust, the Navaho's interest in his product, and the history of his successful educational trading cards.