Long before the current "coffee craze," collectors were fascinated with the world of coffee. This colorful, expansive book explores over a thousand antiques with more than 500 color photographs. From grinders to coffee cans, posters to coffee makers, this is a varied collection of over 100 years of coffee antiques from around the world, ranging from the most mundane to the most exotic. The grinder collection alone is the most extensive ever published. The items in each photo are carefully described, and a current market value is given for each.This book is an invaluable reference guide for coffee lovers and for collectors of country store memorabilia and antique advertising.
Edward Kvetko resides in Florida. He began with one coffee shop in 1979 and built it into a chain he renamed Gloria Jean's Gourmet Coffees. Ed has been an avid collector of coffee antiques for 21 years. Douglas Congdon-Martin has written numerous books about country store antiques and advertising. He resides in southeast Pennsylvania.

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