Cover illustration: Figure of a Merchant with a crate marked caffee. Painting of an unknown artist, watercolour, ca. 1780. Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, Accession Number SD.1307.
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