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1 Byrnes, James B. TOBACCO AND SMOKING IN ART
Raleigh, North Carolina: The North Carolina Museum of Art. 1960. First edition. Very good in decorated stiff wraps with fading of lettering to spine, some rubbing and faint scratches to both covers, a lower corner crease to front cover, soiling to upper and lower edges, damp riffling to top edge of rear cover and several pages. 
Illustrated throughout with photos and repros of drawings and paintings in b&w, this catalogue was produced to coincide with an exhibition held at the North Carolina Museum of Art, including artifacts used by ancient American Indians. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Irwin, Wallace; Burgess, Gelett, illustrator THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM JR.: Translated from the Original Bornese into English Verse
San Francisco: Elder & Shepard, (1902). First edition. Large format softcover. Small chip to the lower corner of the half-title page, else near fine in olive green decorative wraps, attractively printed in four colors; in a fine lovely custom cloth clamshell box with gilt-stamped leather label to the front cover. 50 pages. 
Persian pastiche that blends humor and philosophy with a passion for tobacco! Cover design, margin decorations, eight cheeky b&w illustrations by San Francisco literary lion Burgess, including frontispiece: "I Wear Tobacchanalian Wreaths of Smoke." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Laufer, Berthold INTRODUCTION OF TOBACCO INTO EUROPE
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History. 1924. First edition. Small chip to lower edge of rear cover, else near fine with crisp, clean pages. In stapled, printed wraps. Octavo. 
This is leaflet number 19 of the Field Museum's Anthropology series, designed to give brief, non-technical accounts of the interesting beliefs, habits and customs of the races whose lives were illustrated in the Museum's exhibits. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Rapaport, Benjamin A COMPLETE GUIDE TO COLLECTING ANTIQUE PIPES
Box E. Exton, Pennsylvania. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. (1979). First edition. Hardcover. Very mild crumpling to the spine head, else near fine in navy blue leatherette with lettering in gilt; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with mild wear to extremities, light rubbing to both panels, small closed edge tear to rear panel top edge. 
Illustrated throughout with photos in color and b&w, this is a colorful, informative and educational guide for the collector, tobacco historian and researcher, with an historical account of the evolution and development of yesteryear's pipe. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Werner, Carl Avery TOBACCOLAND
New York: The Tobacco Leaf Publishing Company, (1922). First edition. Hardcover. Neat signature to the first blank leaf, else a near fine copy in original brown cloth with titles and pipe smoking American Indian (by Paul Avery Werner) in gilt to the spine and front cover; no dust jacket. A handsome book in superior condition. 
A book about tobacco; its history, legends, literature, cultivation, social and hygenic influences, commercial development, industrial processes and government regulation. Fully illustrated with over 80 drawings, facsimiles, and photographs. 474 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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