itted by an edict of Solyman the Great.
The Venetians brought it from the Levant in 1615, and in 1645 it was introduced into Marseilles.
Coffee was introduced into England by Daniel Edwards, a Turkey merchant, in 1657.
The first coffee-house in England was in St. Michael's Alley, Cornhill, London; opened by Pasqua, a Greek servant of Mr. Edwards.
It was then sold at from four to five guineas a pound.
Coffee-trees were imported from Mocha by the Dutch about 1700, and thence carried to Surinam.
In 1714 a coffee-plant was presented by the magistrates of Amsterdam to Louis XIV., and placed in the grounds at Marly.
The progeny of this plant were carried to Cayenne and Martinique.
In two centuries its use spread all over the civilized world.
The coffee-tree does not thrive where the temperature ever sinks below 55° F. It grows to the hight of 12 or 15 feet, has a leaf like the laurel, but not so thick.
The blossoms are white, like the jessamine, and issue from the axillae of t
larch).Larix americanaN and N. e. States.
Teak (African）Oldfieldia africanaW. AfricaHard.
Railway-carriages, shipbuilding, etc.
Teak (Indian）Tectona grandisIndiaHard.
ThornCrataegus punctataEastern U. S.Hard, light-red.
Toon-woodCedrela toonaIndiaFurniture and cabinet-work.
ToquaHimalayaDark-colored: takes fine polish.
Tulip-woodHarpulia pendulaAustralia, etcHard.
Veneers, cabinet-work, turnery, etc.
Vegetable ivoryPhytelephas macrocarpaCentral America, etcA nut used in turnery.
Walnut (black)Juglans nigraEastern U. S.Medium.
dark Furniture, ornaments, gun-stocks.
Walnut (English）Juglans regiaEurope, etcHard.
Furniture, gun-stocks, etc.
Walnut (French）Persia, Asia Minor, etcFrench is a misnomer.
Called in England Circassian walnut.
Walnut (white) (butternut)Juglans cinereaEastern U. S.Soft, pale brown.
White-woodPittosporum bicolor, etcN. S. Wales, etc.Hard