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New York, NY H M Caldwell Co. 1896 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket (as issued) . The cover is brown suede with slight cushioning and a gilt title with gilt decorative tobacco leaves and an emblem flourish. The gilt is bright, the suede is clean with barely any wear. . The book has been well cared for. The end papers are coated with a gold and inked pattern. There is slight chipping to the fore-edges of the end paper. The interior pages are clean. There are small black and white in-text illustrations. The top edges of the pages are gilt. The first chapter is by Sir Walter Raleigh. Other chapters are The Discovery of Tobacco, A Few Words about Tobacco, Origin of Tobacco, and the Philosophy of Smoking. There are sayings, poems, and writings by some known writers and other afficianados. Gift condition. ; 8vo; 143 pages 
Price: 115.00 USD
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