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image of Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures, a History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World

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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008. Hardcover. xvi, 334p., illustrated with a couple fullpage modern line maps and numerous scattered period images; first edition hardcover in 9.5x6 inch clothbacked boards gilt and the dust jacket. The casebound book is unmolested, the dj just slightly edgeworn, entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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£16.35
image of Quit Smoking: A DIY Guide by Ex-Smokers

Quit Smoking: A DIY Guide by Ex-Smokers

by Institute for Experimental Freedom / Deconstruction Workers Local 700

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Published
nd
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£8.92

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[New York]: A New World in Our Hearts, nd. Pamphlet. [8]p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good photocopied zine. Anarchist perspective, arguing against the tobacco industry.
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image of [Cigar felt with pseudo-Native American designs]

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n.p., n.d.. Approximately 8.5x5.5 inch piece of felt with design including a canoe, swastikas, clubs, feathers, and other features, designed to look like a miniature blanket. Felts like this, along with others featuring flags and other designs, were included as premiums for buyers of cigars in the early 20th century, and widely collected at the time.
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£14.86
image of Labor history. vol 26, no. 3, Summer, 1985

Labor history. vol 26, no. 3, Summer, 1985

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1985
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£11.15

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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1985. Magazine. pp. 325-474, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include, The New York cigarmakers strike of 1877 by Dorothee Schneider, Article Labor and socialism in an Indiana mill town, 1905-1921 by Socialism in Dayton, Ohio, 1912 to 1925: Its membership, organization,… Read more
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image of Tabakoire  たばこ入れ

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Tokyo: Tabako To Shio No Hakubutsukan / Tobacco and Salt Museum たばこと塩の博物館, 1988. 256p., very good hardcover, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Text in Japanese. On antique Japanese tobacco pouches.
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£70.60
image of Dai Nihon tabako shiryo zuroku [two volumes]

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Tokyo: Senbaikyoku, 1935. Two-volume hardcover work, silk fabric-covered boards, volume 2 with original slipcase. Volume 1 has wear at the spine ends, with patches of silk missing; interior very good. Profusely illustrated, mostly in black and white. Volume 2 is very good; it presents images of tobacco in artwork. Slipcase edgeworn. A substantial work on antique Japanese tobacco… Read more
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£222.96
image of Challenge_change: the history of the Tobacco Workers International Union

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Kensington: Maryland, Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, 1986. Paperback. 163p., wraps a bit worn else very good condition, illus.
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image of American Indian Arts, 1990 Calendar / Indian Arts, 1990 Engagement Calendar

American Indian Arts, 1990 Calendar / Indian Arts, 1990 Engagement Calendar

by Martindale, Kim, collector

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Published
1989
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£11.15

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no place: Printed in Ireland for John Hinde Curteich Inc, 1989. Wire-bound, oblong drop-down calendar, 8.5x11.5 inch double-sided cardstock leaves with dates recto and color exhibit photography verso, punch-holed for hanging. January leaf has 3 neat inked notes, otherwise unblemished, a very good copy. The photography is clear, the captions seem expert. Collector Martindale's portrait photo on first… Read more
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image of East of the Atlantic, West of the Congo. Art from Equatorial Africa; The Dwight and Blossom Strong Collection

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San Francisco: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; distributed by University of Washington Press, 1995. Paperback. 62p., color and b&w exhibit photography, captioned, with plenty of text. Softbound in 11x8.5 inch photodecorated wraps; faintest edgewear to wrapper, inside find only a dealer's ghostly pencilling on title page (on nearly-unerasable paperstock), sound and otherwise unmarked, a very good copy.… Read more
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£12.63
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[Notification to attend a union parade, warning of 50 cent fine for failure to appear]

by Weaver, Seb. H.; Cigarmakers' Local Union no. 316

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Published
1900
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£33.44

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McSherrystowm, PA: Cigarmakers' Local Union no. 316, 1900. Small leaflet, similar in form to a bank check, with handwritten names and dates. Mr. Philip Wagaman (later a Vice President of the Pennsylvania Federation of Labor) is notified to attend a parade of the local, by order of the president, Seb. H. Weaver (signed in pen). "A fine of 50c… Read more
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image of Bonhams_Butterfields, Golf Clubs and Golf Memorabilia, featuring the Larry Boone Collection; Friday May 5, 2006 at 5pm, Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline, Massachusetts

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San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfield, 2006. Paperback. 57p., featuring items no.400-916, exhibit photos entirely in color, 10.5x8 inch glossy catalogue wraps. A very good, undamaged and unmarked copy.
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image of To All Beta Sigma Phis-- Greetings: [caption title; with membership card laid in]

To All Beta Sigma Phis-- Greetings: [caption title; with membership card laid in]

by Ryan, Jack, director of crested valuables; Beta Sigma Phi, sorority

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Published
1941
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Kansas City, MO: the sorority, 1941. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 20p., multiple b&w illustrations on each page, most shrunk to fit the small pamphlet format: 6x4.5 inch stapled blue wraps embossed with indecipherable lettering and device. Staples are rusted with a little migration, front cover has a light vertical crease, otherwise clean and sound. Laid in, International Membership card, unsigned,… Read more
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image of Jing men yi pin: Ye shi chuan cheng - Jing pai nei hua bi yan hu

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n.p.: X. Art Studio, n.d.. 159p., paperback, 8.25x11.25 inches, very good. About glass or rock crystal snuff bottles painted on the inside, an art carried into the modern era by the Ye family and the Jing School associated with them. Color illustrations include examples as early as the Ming, with many modern versions.
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image of [3 offprints:] The Emotional Field, A Sequential Study of Mood and Fantasy in 2 Asthmatic Patients [with] Addictive Aspects in Heavy Cigarette Smoking [with] Models and Methods, A Psychodynamic Predictive Approach to Bronchial Asthma

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Respectively 23, 7, 13p., very good copies in differing formats, all dating from the 1960s; sold as a small lot.
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£14.86
image of Catalogo de la coleccion de tabaqueras y de utensilios de fumador

Catalogo de la coleccion de tabaqueras y de utensilios de fumador

by [tobacco, snuff]

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Published
1950
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Madrid: Direccion General de Bellas Artes, 1950. Pamphlet. 33p., plates I-XV with two b&w images per, softbound in 8x5.5 inch paste-fastened wraps printed black and red. Cover shows faintest signs of any handling or age, entirely clean and sound within, a very good copy. Snuff-boxes and other paraphernalia from the Age of Exploration and later. Trabajos y materiales del… Read more
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Zimbabwe's great tobacco auction floor

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Published
no date
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£18.58

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Harare: Tobacco Sales Floor Ltd, no date. [8p] 5.75x8.25 inches, b&w photos of the auction house grounds and floor with the bales of tobacco tinted yellow, very good booklet/brochure in stapled green vinyl wraps. A description of the rules and processes applied to the auction house. One holding located in OCLC as of 2/2020.
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image of Union Workman Burley Tobacco [tobacco label]

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Detroit, MI: Scotten, Dillon Company, n.d.. 13 x 5.5 inch label, unused, unfolded, mostly yellow with black printing and floral designs, "burley tobacco" in green square. Label for plug tobacco, clearly intended to appeal to the workin' Joe. Specialist website dates similar pieces to 1920s but there is no indication of date on the label itself.
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£11.15
image of High school hurdles; an authoritative discussion of alchohol - tobacco - dope

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Columbus: School and College Service, 1956. 96p., 5.5x7.75 inches, illustrations, worn copy in in blue buckram cloth, a patch of lost cloth on back cover.
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£8.92
image of Cigar makers -- after the lay-off. A case study of the effects of mechanization on employment of hand cigar makers

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Philadelphia: WPA, 1937. xviii, 93p., wraps slightly chipped at foot of spine. Studies of the effects of industrial change on labor markets. Report no. L-1.
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£22.30