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Tobacco Whiffs for the Smoking Carriage: A history of the tobacco we smoke, etc

"A London Journalist"

Regular price $150.00 Sale

Publication Info

  • Publisher: E. Seale
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1881
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    102 p. + nearly 30 p. of advertising. 21 cm. Second edition. Front cover missing. First page unattached and some pages following very loose. Page 37 has a tear. Pages yellowing. Moderate foxing. A history of tobacco including "hard" tobacco, cigars, cigarettes, snuff, and pipes. Learn how tobacco "comforts the distressed, gives strength to those who faint, helps the strong and invigorates the weak, softens the pang of sorrow", etc. Great advertisements for Australian wine, fishing trousers, ox tongues, the "Yankee Rubber Baby" - and, of course, tobacco.