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1 Bain, John, Jr., editor & Illustrated by Illustrated. Tobacco in Song & Story
New York , NY Caldwell 1896 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An early and scarce work on Tobacco, Philosophy of Smoking, Poetry of Smoke, etc. Cover worn with spotting. Decorative end papers. Poems in back. Contents clean. Photo of Prince Albert in front . This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Scarce work.; Drawings; 144 pages; 
Price: 15.97 USD
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More Fragments from France,, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
2 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce More Fragments from France,
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 44 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
3 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is not detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Vol. 5; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 32 pages 
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Old Virginia Cheroots Library Kisses, Cheroots
4 Cheroots Old Virginia Cheroots Library Kisses
New York The American Tobacco Company 1896 First Edition; First Impression Ephemera Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Small Tobacco Advertising premium included in packages of Old Virginia Cheroots cigars. This one is number 11 in a series of 25 booklets printed at the turn of the 19 century. Includes Kisses, what has been said and sung of them in all ages. The correct position. The poetry of kissing, Creedmoor rules for kissing. A poem by Leigh Hunt entitled Jenny Kissed Me! Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; Cigarette Cards; Illustrations; 64mo 3" - 4" tall; 17 pages 
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5 Player The Coronation of H.M. King George VI and H.M. Queen Elizabeth, 1937
London, England John Player 1937 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown album cover with red lettering is worn and has tears and rubs. Some yellowing and spotting to pages, but card illustrations are beautiful and complete. These are the famous Cigarette player cards that came on packages of cigarettes as collectibles. They were issued by John Player and Sons a branch of the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland. Rare complete set. This album is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Color Illustrations 
Price: 11.97 USD
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The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company  A Story of George Washington's Times, Royster, Charles
6 Royster, Charles The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company A Story of George Washington's Times
Knopf 1999 0679433457 / 9780679433453 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Maroon cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. In this absorbing narrative Charles Royster traces the rise and fall of the eighteenth-century transatlantic culture that was built on the insatiable demand in Europe for Virginia tobacco and the equally insatiable American demand for European manufactured goods.

Moving from the plantations of Virginia and Antigua to the warehouses of London and Glasgow, from the Gold Coast of Africa to the valleys of the Allegheny Mountains, from the iron furnaces of southern Wales to the subscribers' room of Lloyd's of London, Professor Royster gives us the story of the Dismal Swamp Company, a fantastically delusional enterprise that proposed draining and developing a vast morass along the Virginia-North Carolina border. Examining the interconnected lives of the company's partners, Royster reveals a colonial order built on a system of cronyism, conspicuous consumption, and debt that seems hauntingly familiar. He writes about the many schemers and dreamers (including George Washington, Robert "King" Carter, two William Byrds, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, and Robert Morris) who failed to amass their desired fortunes, and a few realists (Samuel Gist, Dr. Thomas Walker, and Anthony Bacon) who succeeded, but at the dire expense of others. And we see the breakdown of this culture and the transition to a more democratic, though similar, system after the Revolution.

Throughout Royster's narrative we seepossessors possessed by their possessions, slaveholders possessed by slavery, and heirs possessed by litigation. Connecting all their stories are their unceasing efforts to make something substantial out of the insubstantial--chief among them the almost unbelievable delusion that fortunes could be made from the Dismal Swamp.; 2.1 x 9.7 x 6.7 Inches; 640 pages 
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Patronage and Poverty in the Tobacco South  Louisa County, Virginia 1869-1900, Shifflett, Crandall A.
7 Shifflett, Crandall A. Patronage and Poverty in the Tobacco South Louisa County, Virginia 1869-1900
Univ of Tennessee Pr 1983 0870493590 / 9780870493591 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 159 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 54.97 USD
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Mister Junior The story of Joseph F. Cullman, Jr., Wertenbaker, Lael Tucker
8 Wertenbaker, Lael Tucker Mister Junior The story of Joseph F. Cullman, Jr.
Pageant Press 1960 1258393522 / 9781258393526 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Original 1960 hardcover edition. Tan cover with gold lettering. Books looks almost new. Dust has rubs and small chips to edges. Now in Mylar cover for protection. ; Photography; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Tidewater Virginia, Wilstach, Paul
9 Wilstach, Paul Tidewater Virginia
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill Company 1929 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover gold print. Hinges a bit shaken. Yellowing to some pages from age. Former owners name written inside front cover. Also signed in the front is "Helen M. Bailey, American Embassy, Mexico City". Helen Miller Bailey, PhD, taught at East Los Angeles College for more than forty years. She used a series of travel films for instructional purposes in the classroom as well as in travel lectures for the general public. Bailey spent eleven summers in Mexico, Central America, and South America between 1933 and 1954, and wrote several books about Latin American history and society. The term tidewater may be correctly applied to all portions of any area, including Virginia, where the water level is affected by the tides (more specifically, where the water level rises when the tide comes in). In the case of Virginia, the Tidewater region includes the land east of the Fall Line, the natural border with the Piedmont Region. It includes Hampton Roads, the rest of the Virginia Peninsula, the Middle Peninsula, the Northern Neck, and the Eastern Shore. Planters in the early American colonies extended their tobacco productions above the Fall Line, where waterfalls or rapids mark the end of the Tidewater and the beginning of the foothill region known as the Piedmont. About the author: Wrote books about Washington's Mount Vernon, Jefferson's Monticello and the Potomac and Hudson Rivers. Served as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy during World War I. His father, John Augustine Wilstach (1824-1897), received critical acclaim for his translations of works by the Roman author Virgil and Dante's "Divine Comedy". ; Photographs, Black and White; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 11.97 USD
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