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The Cigar

Conrad, Barnaby

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ISBN 10: 0811814491 / ISBN 13: 9780811814492
Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Quarto in glossy black illus DJ; 131 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm ; bibliographical references (p. 129) and index. Signed and inscribed by the author. Lavishly illustrated with many excellent photos. Printed on coated stock. || Smoking ; Tobacco ; Cigars. Cigars -- History. Fine in Near Fine+ DJ with faintest signs of wear. First edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 14456

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Title: The Cigar

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

What do Charlie Chaplin, Ulysses S. Grant, Franz Liszt, Al Capone, George Sand, and Sharon Stone have in common? The love of a fine cigar. Barnaby Conrad III, author of The Martini and an avid fan of cigars himself, has dedicated his new book to the poetic, historical, and artistic pursuit of this wonderful, timeless passion. Drawing upon examples from art, film, literature, and politics, The Cigar presents a lushly illustrated, fascinating social history, honoring the cigar's origins and development, as well as its sexy and everlasting allure. Witty and elegant, The Cigar is the perfect gift for male or female cigar aficionados.

About the Author:

Barnaby Conrad III is a painter and the author of ten books including Absinthe: History in a Bottle , published by Chronicle Books (0-8118-1650-8).

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