Caldwell, 1909, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
JOSEPH KNIGHT [compiler]. A Smoker's Reveries, A Companion Book to Pipe and Pouch, New York and Boston: H.M. Caldwell, 1909. 12mo, priority unknown, pp. xii, 148, illustrated boards with gilt-stamped lettering and decoration to spine and frontis collotype, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, some leaves unopened. With bound-in ribbon bookmark designed to resemble a cigar band. A collection of short writings on tobacco smoking. Illustrated cloth binding is a rare variant on the usual suede covers; I don't know which has priority. See Arents Tobacco Collection 95-284. Condition of this book: Near fine; frontis plate is loose. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 1900-1920; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54805.