Antique Poetry & Essays Book: Tobacco Leaves 1903 by John Bain - Pipe Smoking - History - Poems - Lore


Title: Tobacco Leaves

Author: John Bain Jr.

Description: Brown cloth boards pictorially stamped in gilt, white, green, and lavender; gilt lettering and pipe on spine. Head and foot of spine and corners are lightly worn; some spotting on rear board. Gilt top edge. Endpapers are illustrated with a leafy design. Title page is a two-page spread featuring a color painting of tropical tobacco plantation. Some organic toning on a couple pages where some plant matter had been laid in, else pages clean. 192 pp. 6.5 x 4.75 inches.

"Contains a history of tobacco, poems and witticisms on smoke carefully selected from various authors, as well as much original matter on the subject." Includes the essay "Smokers I Have Met" by John Ernest McCann, a ten page account of the great smokers this poet had encountered, and a chapter on smoking etiquette.

Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: H. M. Caldwell Co.
Place: Boston
Year: 1903

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: smoking, pipes, hookah, pipe smoking, lore,

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