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The Cigar

An Illustrated History of Fine Smoking

By Barnaby Conrad III

8-3/4 x 9-1/2 in; 132 pp;
Over 130 Full-Color and B/W Images and Line Illustrations
Hardcover
October 1996
ISBN 9780811814492
ISBN10 0811814491

SKU# 9780811814492

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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 th...
The Cigar


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The Cigar

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.

 

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8-3/4 x 9-1/2 in; 132 pp;
Over 130 Full-Color and B/W Images and Line Illustrations
Hardcover
October 1996
ISBN 9780811814492
ISBN10 0811814491
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).