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The Illustrated History of the Pipe (Adapted from "La grande histoire de la pipe")

Liebaert, Alexis, and Maya, Alain, and Cole, Jacques P (Translated from the French and adapted by)

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ISBN 10: 1872457207 / ISBN 13: 9781872457208
Published by Harold Starke Publishers., London. Printed in Germany., 1994
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Brown lightly textured paper over boards. Gold stamped spine and front volume titles. 9.5x11in. Color photo illustrated jacket. 220 p. Audience: General/trade. Smoking Pipes / Handcrafts / Pipe & Pipe Tobacco Tradition and Industry. Vibrant, richly-hued photography in a well-designed format, with high quality materials. Khaki-colored rear 20 pages w/ brown text: Connoisseur's Guide (Pipe Brands & Master Pipe-makers); Shops; Antique Dealers; Tobacco Brands; Museums; Clubs & Associations; Glossary; Bibliography; Index. Info is international and date of publication, 1994. Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket has minor surface handling wear. Volume well-protected. 1993 Flammarion Paris was 1st. 1994 was 1st English edition. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.Ant0150007426

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Title: The Illustrated History of the Pipe (Adapted...

Publisher: Harold Starke Publishers., London. Printed in Germany.

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hard cover

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Very highly illustrated history of the pipe and the culture of pipe-smoking. Translated from a French book, so plenty of Gallic content is involved and the book is largely post-medieval in focus.

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