Cuban Bibliography (partial)

Cigar History Museum

© Tony Hyman


additions 05-28-17

[191]

      This is a partial list of books and documents related to the history of Cuba in my library as originals or as photo copies (indicated by X at the end). It is arranged for my ease of use and follows no specific bibliographic form. This information is provided to help save you years of research. Use what you need but not reproduction or commercial purposes without my written permission.

     © Tony Hyman, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2017


Entries in red are not in my 2005 printed Bibliography.

Entries in blue were added in 2012 or later.



Abad, Don Jose Ramon.  LA EXPOSICION AGRICOLA E INDUSTRIAL DE TABACO REALIZADA EN PONCE, PUERTO RICO.  Ponce: Establecimiento Tipografico el Vapor, 1885.


Abreu, Orlando Arteaga.  EL ORIGEN DE LAS HABILITACIONES Y ANILLOS DE TABACO. Typed manuscript of a speech given to attendees at la Conferencia Internacional V Centenario del Descubri-miento del Tabaco, 1492-1992 in Havana, 1992.


Adams, James.  PIONEERING IN CUBA: A NARRATIVE OF THE SETTLE-MENT OF LA GLORIA, THE FIRST AMERICAN COLONY IN CUBA, AND THE EARLY EXPERIENCES OF THE PIONEERS.  Concord, NH: The Rumford Press, 1901.


Aguirre, Jose G.  THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HAVANA CIGAR MANUFAC-TURING INDUSTRY.  Havana: The Union of the Cigar and Cigarette Manufac-turers of the Island of Cuba, 1905.


Albemarle, Lord.  “Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Egremont, dated Head Quarters, near the Havannah, August 21, 1762” (as originally printed in the London Gazette Extraordinary, September 30, 1762)  THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1762, pp 459.


_______. “Articles of Capitulation agreed upon between Sir George Pocock, Knight of the Bath, and the Earl of Albemarle; and the Marquis of Real Transporte, Commander in Chief of the Squadron of his Catholic Majesty, and Don Juan de Prado, Governor of the Havannah, for the Surrender of the City, and all its Dependencies, with all the Spanish Ships in the Harbor.”   THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1762, pp 459-462  [see also: anon, “Chief Engineer’s Journal...” and numerous minor reports, speeches and documents regarding the war in this issue.]


Alfonso, General Doctor Manuel and T. Valero Martinez, compilers and Editors.  CUBA BEFORE THE WORLD. Havana: The Souvenir Guide of Cuba Company, 1915. 8" x 11" hardcover, 224 pp, 300 illustrations. Prepared in conjunction with the Panama-Pacific-International Exposition. Mouse chewed corners, loose binding. Text and illustrations fine.


Anderson, T.J., and Joseph Hellen.  FORTY HOURS ON SOUTHERN SEAS: TO CUBA VIA THE PALACE STEAMER PRINCE ARTHUR PLYING BETWEEN NEW ORLEANS AND HAVANA.  New York: Southern Pacific Steamship Lines, 1905.


Anonymous.  AMERICAN-SPANISH WAR MAPS.  Philadelphia: H. Arthur & Co., 1898.


_______.  “Chief Engineer’s Journal of the Siege of the Moro Fort, and the Havannah, continued from July 16.”   THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1762, pp 463-466.


_______. COMPLETE GUIDE FOR HABANOS’ ENTHUSIASTS, THE. n.p. [Havana]: n.p. [Habanos], n.d. [2007?]  Paperback, 6.5” x 10” profusely illustrated 138 page catalog of cigars offered by Habanos worldwide. Purchased new.


_______. CONCERNING CIGARS: HOW TO SELECT THEM, WITH A WORD ABOUT “CLAYS.” London: Stanley Rivers and Co., 1867.


_______.  “Contra Falsificadores de Habanos,” TOBACO (July, 1997), p. 44.


_______. “Crisis on our doorstep: How Long Castro?” in NEWSWEEK, Vol. LVII: No. 3 (Januuary 16, 1961), pages 15-23. Entire mag in fine condition. Slight musty.


_______.  “CUBA AND THE CUBAS: COMPRISING A HISTORY OF THE ISLAND OF CUBA, ITS PRESENT SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND DOMESTIC CONDITION; ALSO ITS RELATIONS TO ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. New York: Samuel Houston and George Putnam, 1850.  A synopsis under the same title in THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, Vol LXXIX: number 164 [July, 1854], pp 109-137.


_______.   CUBA AND THE WRECKED MAINE [SCENIC CUBA AND THE WAR OF ‘98]. Chicago: Belford, Middlebrook & Co., 1898.


_______.  “Even La Corona Can’t Pay For Traditions These Days,” THE BUSINESS WEEK, Volume III (July 20, 1932).


_______. “Female Employment,” HARPER’S WEEKLY.  (August 14, 1858), pp 525-26.


_______.   GAN-EDEN: OR, PICTURES OF CUBA.  Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1854.


_______. “A Glance at Havana, Cuba,” Preservation Reprint #8267 from an 1853 PUTNAM’S MAGAZINE. Laurel, MD: Wordmax Books.  8.5” x 11” 9p illus.


_______. “Havana Cigaritos,” ALL THE YEAR ROUND. Volume XVI (September 29, 1866). Xerox copy. Tour of Honradez.  See also Goodman.


_______.  “Havana Cigars,”  ALL THE YEAR ROUND. Volume XVII (January 26, 1867).


_______. HAVANA, CUBA: THE CITY OF CHARM. Havana: n.p., n.d. (circa 1930).


_______. HISTORIA DE CUBA.  Havana: Tabacalera, 1935. Album of cigarette card photographs with extensive Spanish text coving history of Cuba. 43 pages, pin-bound 11” x 14.25” heavy cardboard covers. Prologue signed by Tabacalera Cubana, S.A.  Covers stamped with LA CORONA name and address.


_______. “History and Mystery of Tobacco, The,” HARPER’S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.  Volume XI; Number 61 (June, 1855), pp 1-18.


_______. “History of Cigars Chapter 7: The Earliest Cigar Manufacture,” THE LONG ASH (June, 1937), pp 24-25.


_______. “La Corona,”  FORTUNE, Volume VII: number 2 (February, 1933), pp. 74-77.


_______. “La Corona--Native,” THE BUSINESS WEEK, Volume IV (March 8, 1933), p. 12.


_______. ”The Machine Wins Again,” SENIOR SCHOLASTIC, Volume LVI: # 8 (March 22, 1950), p.  11.


_______. “Plan of the City of Havanah,” THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1740, p. 149. Have original document.


_______. PRICES CURRENT OF THE HAVANA CIGAR FACTORIES, AGOSTO DE 1898.  Habana: [n.p.] 1898. 4.5” x 6.67” paper covered 388 page catalog listing all the Cuban factories, their addresses, brands, prices, and special conditions of packing, banding, foil, etc. Identifies some annexed brands. Copy from the library of the Tabakmuseu in Germany. Very rare book. Cover, back cover and one back page off but present. String bound. Brittle. Fabulous information in all five editions in NCM.


_______. PRICES CURRENT OF THE HAVANA CIGAR FACTORIES, JULIO DE 1900.  Habana: [n.p.] 1900. 4.5” x 6.67” paper covered 411 page catalog listing all the Cuban factories, their addresses, brands, prices, and special conditions of packing, banding, foil, etc.  Copy from the library of the Tabakmuseu in Germany. Very rare book. Cover unbound but present. Stapled. Brittle.


_______. PRICES CURRENT OF THE HAVANA CIGAR FACTORIES, JULIO DE 1901.  Habana: [n.p.] 1901. 4.5” x 6.67” paper covered 385 page catalog listing all the Cuban factories, their addresses, brands, prices, and special conditions of packing, banding, foil, etc.  Copy from the library of the Tabakmuseu in Germany. Very rare book. Good condition; cover creased, some bruised corners. Stapled. Brittle.


_______. PRICES CURRENT OF THE HAVANA CIGAR FACTORIES, JULIO DE 1902.  Habana: [n.p.] 1902. 4.5” x 6.67” paper covered 405 page catalog listing all the Cuban factories, their addresses, brands, prices, and special conditions of packing, banding, foil, etc.  Copy from the library of the Tabakmuseu in Germany. Very rare book. Good condition; cover creased. Stapled. Brittle.


_______. PRICES CURRENT OF THE INDEPENDENT HAVANA CIGAR FACTORIES, JUNIO DE 1908.  Habana: Miranda, Lopex Seña y Ca. 1908. 4.5” x 6.67” paper covered 318 page catalog listing all the independent (non Tobacco Trust) Cuban factories, their addresses, brands, prices, and special conditions of packing, banding, foil, etc.  Copy from the library of the Tabakmuseu in Germany. Very rare book. Very good condition. Stapled.


_______. PRICES CURRENT OF THE INDEPENDENT HAVANA CIGAR FACTORIES, JUNIO DE 1909.  Habana: Miranda, Lopex Seña y Ca. 1909. 4.5” x 6.67” paper covered 307 page catalog listing all the independent (non Tobacco Trust) Cuban factories, their addresses, brands, prices, and special conditions of packing, banding, foil, etc.  Copy from the library of the Tabakmuseu in Germany. Very rare book. Cover and back cover missing, first two pages present but unbound. Stapled.


_______. [Various articles and advertisements].  REVISTA TELEFONICA INTERNACIONAL, Volume VI: number 1 (January, 1923). throughout.


_______. “Havana Cigaritos,” ALL THE YEAR ROUND. Volume XVI (September


_______.  “Tabaco y Bandera,” SELECCION DE LEYES BOLETIN Contenido: Decrfetos, Leyees y Resoluciociones de los Ministerios de Cuba. 1 page in paper cover stapled 9” x 12”.   Havana: Agosto-Septiembre 1952.   Stains on cover, rumpled back corner o/w ex.


______.  TRAVELER’S GUIDE 1917 (Editada por Lorenzo de Castro]. Habana: [N.P.], 1917.


Appel, John C.  “The Unionization of Florida Cigar makers and the Coming of the War With Spain,” HISPANIC AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW. Vol. XXXVI; Number 1 (February 1956), pp38-49.


Arias, D. Antonio Maria de Paula.  EL VEGUERO DE VUELTA ABAJO: Apuntes Sobre el Cultivo del Tabaco o Breve Resena de las Causas de la Depreciacion del Fruto y del Sistema Que Para Aquel se Establecio.  Pinar del Rio: Establecimiento Tipografico de M. Vives, 1887.  121page paperback 5x8±  Economic analysis of tobacco industry followed by history of tobacco in Cuba.


Ballou, Maturin.  HISTORY OF CUBA; or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics, Being a Political, Historical, and Statistical Account of the Island, from its First Discovery to the Present Time.  Boston:  Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1854.


-_______.   DUE SOUTH or  CUBA PAST AND PRESENT. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1885.


Barnes, Anna Maria.  MARTI: A STORY OF THE CUBAN WAR.   Elgin, IL: David C. Cook Publishing Co, 1899.


Bethell, Leslie (ed.).  CUBA: A SHORT HISTORY. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.


Billings, E.R.  TOBACCO: Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce, with an Account of its Various Modes of Use, from its First Discovery until Now.  Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1875.


Bouant, Emile.  LE TABAC: Culture et Industrie.  Paris: J.B. Bailliere et Fils, 1901.


Bradley, Hugh.  HAVANA: CINDERELLA’S CITY.  New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1941.


Bradt, George M. (Publisher).  TOURIST EDITIONS HAVANA POST, HAVANA, CUBA. Havana: The Havana Daily Post, undated circa 1900. Originally a hardcover 13.5” x 11” 42 page publication. NCM Library has a full size, unbound color photocopy. Very informative.


Brooks, Sydney.  “The Cuban Cigar and its Maker,” HARPER’S WEEKLY, 1912.


Bryan, William S. (editor). OUR ISLANDS AND THEIR PEOPLE AS SEEN WITH CAMERA AND PENCIL, VOLUME I (Cuba and Puerto Rico).  New York: N.D. Thompson Publishing Co., 1899.


Caballero, Florencio Gimenez and Manuel Lopez Rodriguez. CIEN ANILLAS DE CALIDAD EN LA LITOGRAFIA TABACALERA.  Seville, Spain: Ediciones Giralda, 1998. Spanish text.  Autographed numbered limited edition (62/999) with tipped in numbered set of 5 cigar bands. Hardcover w/dj 9 3/8”  x  12” with original box. Like new.


Cabrera, Raimundo.  CUBA AND THE CUBANS.  Translated from the 8th Spanish edition by Laura Guiteras. Revised and edited by Louis Edward Levy. Philadelphia: The Levytype Company, 1896.


Campbell, A. Stuart.  THE CIGAR INDUSTRY OF TAMPA FLORIDA. [Gainesville]: Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Florida, 1939.  [x]


Canini, Italo Emilio. FOUR CENTURIES OF SPANISH RULE IN CUBA.  Chicago:  Laird & Lee, 1898.


Canova, Enrique.  “Cuba -- The Isle of Romance,” THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, Volume LXIV; number 3 (September, 1933).


Carr, Peter E. “The First Cigarette Factory in Cuba, REVISTA Vol. IV; No. 2 (April 1991), pages 2-6. Printed from web:

http://www.cubagenweb.org/Revista/Revista%20V04-N2.pdf


Casado, Ricardo A.  NUESTRO TABACO: EL HABANO SIN IQUAL.  Havana: by the author with the assistance of the Asociacion de Almacenistas y Cosecheros de Tabaco de Cuba, 1939.


Cifuentes y Cia.  PARTAGAS 1845-1945.  Havana: Cifuentes and Company, 1945.


Clark, Sydney.  ALL THE BEST IN CUBA.  New York:  Dodd, Mead & Company, 1956.


Clark, William.  COMMERCIAL CUBA: A BOOK FOR BUSINESS MEN.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1898.


Cleaveland, Samuel, Lt. Col.  “State of the Garrison at Fort Morro.” THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1762, pp 462-63.


Comision Nacional de Propaganda y Defensa del Tabaco Habano.  LOS TABACOS DE LA HABANA/ HAVANA CIGARS/LES CIGARES DE LA HAVANE. Havana: National Commission for Propaganda and Defence of Havana Tobacco, [n.d.  Ca. 1930]


Commissioner of Corporations.  REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CORPORATIONS ON THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY PART I: The Position of the Tobacco Combination in the Industry.  Washington, DC: GPO, 1909.


Conant, Helen, “Life in Cuba,” reprint #8264 from an unidentified 1871 HARPER’S MAGAZINE. Laurel, MD: Wordmax Books.  8.5” x 11” softcover 15p illus.


Corina, Maurice.  TRUST IN TOBACCO.  London: Michael Joseph, Ltd., 1974.


Cortina, Humberto (jefe del Departamento de Comercio Exterior).  TABACO HISTORIA Y PSICOLOGIA.  Havana:  Comision Nacional de Propaganda y Defensa del Tabaco Habano, 1939.


Coult, May, translator. DICTIONARY OF THE CUBAN TOBACCO INDUSTRY.  USDA Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations. Washington: GPO, 1952. Have two photocopies on file in office.


Cox, Col James.  CUBA: OUR SISTER REPUBLIC.  St. Louis: The Patriot Art Publishing Company, 1898.


Cruz, Francisco B., Ingeniero Agonimo Sr.  CINCUENTA CONSEJOS PARA LOS CULTIVADOORES DE TABACO.  Havana: Cultural, SA. under the cover logo of REPUBLICA DE CUBA, Secretaria de Agricultura, Comercio y Trabajo, Estacion Experimental Agronomica.  Circular No.66. Junio de 1929.  Newaprint, now brittle, 5” x 9” with 24 pages, 21 text.  Rare document.


Cuba Illustrated.____


Cuban Tourist Commission.  PANORAMIC MAP OF HAVANA.  Havana: Cuban Tourist Commission, 1940.


Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.  TO CUBA AND BACK.  Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860.


de Quesada, Gonzalo [Minister of Cuba to the United States of America]. CUBA.  International Bureau of the American Republics. Approved by the Cuban Government. Washington, DC: GPO, 1905.  Extensive, but partial, Xerox copy.


de Quesada, Gonzalo [Charge d’Affaires of the Republic of Cuba to U.S.] and Henry Davenport Northrop.  AMERICA’S BATTLE FOR CUBA’S FREEDOM.  Chicago: The Dominion Company, 1898.


--------  [Minister of Cuba to U.S.].   [HANDBOOK OF] CUBA.  International Bureau of the American Republics.  Washington: GPO, 1905.


del Todesco, Charles.  THE HAVANA CIGAR.  New York:  Abbeyville Press, 1997. A lavish 228 page paean to the modern cigar. Of little use, but pretty. 9” x 12” w/dj.


Despaigne, Eduardo Durruthy.  “The Commercial Policy of the United States,” HABANO.  Volume III; Number 5 (May, 1937).


_______. “The Commercial Policy of the United States, Part 2,” HABANO.  Volume III; Number 6 (June, 1937).


_______. “Our Tax Problem: Part 3,” HABANO.  Volume III; Number 1 (January, 1937).


_______. “Our Tax Problem: Part 4,” HABANO.  Volume III; Number 2 (February, 1937).


Dietz, Gerhard.  TABAK FACHBUCH.  Liepzig: Fachbuchverlag GMBH, 1953.


“El Principe de Gales” advertisement.  COUNTRY LIFE IN AMERICA.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co.,  [vol. XXII: number 4], June 15, 1912. 


Ewart, Frank.  CUBA Y LAS COSTUMBRES CUBANAS.  New York: Ginn and Company, 1919.


Fabre, Juventino A.  CUBA: TESORO PERDIDO.  In Spanish. Five pages + two pages depicting Cuban banknotes. Stapled 8.5” x 11”.  The author’s son describes it as “an excellent, short, essay on the history of Cuba from an economic and cultural perspective.”


Fernandez, Doria Gonzalez.  “La Manufactura Tabacalera Cubana Durante la Segunda Mitad del Siglo XIX,” REVISTA DE INDIAS, Volume LII: Number 194 (January-April, 1992).


Ferrara, Ubaldo.  “Inside a Cuban Cigar Factory,” BULLETIN OF THE INTERNATIONAL SEAL, LABEL AND CIGAR BAND SOCIETY, Volume XXIII; Number 89 (Oct. - Dec., 1979. 


Fillmore, Millard.  MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Information in reference to the seizure and confiscation of the barque “Georgiana,” and the brig “Susan Loud.”  Executive Document No. 83, 32nd Congress.  Washington, DC: GPO, 1852


Fisher, Robert Lewis.  THE ODYSSEY OF TOBACCO.  Litchfield, CT.: The Prospect Press, 1939.


Fraginals, Manuel Moreno.  THE SUGAR MILL: THE SOCIOECONOMIC COMPLEX OF SUGAR IN CUBA.  Translated by Cedrick Belfrage.  Originally published in Spanish by UNESCO, 1964.  New York: Monthly Review Press, 1976.


Franck, Harry.  ROAMING THROUGH THE WEST INDIES.  New York: The Century Co., 1920.


Freedman, Myron.  “Tobacco Giant --- The Old American Tobacco Company (Part 3 of 10).” mimeo reprint from the BULLETIN OF THE INTERNATIONAL SEAL, LABEL AND CIGAR BAND SOCIETY (ca. 1975).


Gallo, Gaspar Jorge Garcia.  BIOGRAFIA DEL TABACO HABANO.  Havana: Comision Nacional del Tabaco Habano, 1961.


Gill, William.  HAVANA CIGARS: A COMPREHENSIVE AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF THIS WORLD-FAMOUS INDUSTRY FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY, With Notes on the Origin and History of Havana Tobacco; Its Growth, Manufacture, Statistics, Exportation, etc., etc.  Havana: n.p. [The Havana Cigar and Cigarette Manufacturers’ Union], 1910.  Badly damaged copy, covers and title page not attached, spine missing. [photos: 18902-18967] Very important book.


Gonzalez, Reynaldo. EL BELLO HABANO: BIOGRAFIA INTIMA DEL TABACO (segunda edicion). La Habana: Letras Cubanas, 2005. Paper-covered 272 page 6” x 9” book in fine condition. In Spanish. A few illustrations of labels.


Goodman, Walter.  “A Cigarette Manufacturer at Havana,” LONDON SOCIETY MAGAZINE, Volume and Number unknown (month unknown, 1872). Clipping of article pasted in British scrapbook. Good-sized article about Honradez.


Greeley, Horace, et al.  “Cigars and Manufacturing Tobacco,”  THE GREAT INDUSTRIES OF THE UNITED STATES.  Hartford: J.B. Burr & Hyde, 1872.


Green, Nathan C.  THE WAR WITH SPAIN AND STORY OF SPAIN AND CUBA.  Baltimore: International News and Book Co., 1898.


Grosvenor, Melville Bell.  “Cuba -- America’s Sugar Bowl,”  THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, Volume XCI; Number 1  (January, 1947), pp 1-40. VG


Guillermo, Jorge.  CUBA:  FIVE HUNDRED YEARS OF IMAGES.  Amsterdam: Thoth Publishers, 1992.


Hall, A.D.  CUBA: IT’S PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE / PORTO RICO: ITS HISTORY, PRODUCTS AND POSSIBILITIES.  New York: Street & Smith, 1898.


Halstead, Murat.  THE STORY OF CUBA.  Akron, OH: The Werner Company, 1898.


HANDBOOK OF CUBA.  see:  de Quesada, Gonzalo


Hazard, Samuel.  CUBA WITH PEN AND PENCIL.  Hartford, CT:  Hartford Publishing Co., 1871.


Henry Clay and Bock & Co., Ltd.  THE STORY OF LA CORONA.  New York: Henry Clay and Bock & Co., 1933.


Herndon, G. Melvin.  WILLIAM TATHAM AND THE CULTURE OF TOBACCO.  Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press, 1969.


Hill, Robert T.  CUBA AND PORTO RICO WITH THE OTHER ISLANDS OF THE WEST INDIES.  New York: The Century Co., 1898.


Holmes, George.  “Some Features of Tobacco History,” reprinted from the ANNUAL REPORT OF THE AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION 1919, Vol I, pp 385-407.  Washington: GPO, 1923.


_______.  “Three Centuries of Tobacco,” YEARBOOK OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 1919.  Washington, DC: GPO, 1920.


Howe, Julia Ward.  A TRIP TO CUBA.  Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860.


Hughes, T.L.  INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN LEAF AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO.  Department of Commerce Trade Promotion Series No. 7.  Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1925.


Infante, Enzo.  HAVANA CIGARS 1817-1960.  Neptune City, NJ:  T.F.H. Publications, 1997.


Infante, G. Cabrera.  HOLY SMOKE.  New York:  Harper & Row, 1985.


Innes, Brian (Compiler).  THE BOOK OF THE HAVANA CIGAR.  London: Orbis Publishing, 1983. Yet another paean in glorious color, this one 9” x 112” by 128 pages. Includes a goodly number of rare 19th century graphics. Better than average.


Jensen, Larry. CHILDREN OF COLONIAL DESPOTISM: PRESS, POLITICS, AND CULTURE IN CUBA, 1790-1840.  Tampa: University of South Florida Press, 1988.


Jimenez, Antonio Nunez. COLON: CUBA Y EL TOBACO.  Madrid: Tabacalera, 1992. 


_______. THE JOURNEY OF THE HAVANA CIGAR.  Havana: Cubatabaco, 1988.


_______.  MARQUILLAS, CIGARRERAS CUBANAS.  Madrid: Tabacalera, 1989. Like new hardcover. 


Johnson, Willis Fletcher.  “Tobacco,” THE HISTORY OF CUBA, Vol. 5.  New York: B.F. Buck & Company, Inc., 1920.


Jones, William McP.   PRICED CATALOG OF THE REVENUE STAMPS OF CUBA.  Miami: Pedro M. Rodriquez, 1990.  #112/200.


Jordi, C.  SOUVENIR OF HAVANA, CUBA: THE CITY OF CHARM.  Havana: C. Jordi, ca. 1933.


Keiser, Melanie Earle.  GOD RETURNS TO THE VUELTA ABAJO: A TALE OF THE CUBAN VEGA. New York: William R. Scott, 1936.


“La Cosmopolita”  Catalog of cigars.  Havana: La Cosmopolita, circa 1940.


Lapique, Zoila, “Las Etiquetas de Los Habanos, Tradicion Litografica,” TABACO (February, 1997), pp 34-43.


Lacoste, Perfecto, Secretary.  MILITARY GOVERNMENT OF CUBA: DEPART-MENT OF AGRICULTURE, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY: REPORT OF THE WORK ACCOMPLISHED BY THIS DEPARTMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR WHICH COMMENCED ON THE 1ST OF JULY, 1899, AND ENDED ON THE 30TH OF JUNE, 1900.  Volume VII of CIVIL REPORT OF MAJOR GENERAL LEONARD WOOD, MILITARY GOVERNOR OF CUBA, 1900. n.p., n.d.


Lazo, Mario.  AMERICAN POLICY FAILURES IN CUBA (UPDATED).  Santa Monica, CA: Fidelis Publishers, Inc., 1968.


Leonardi, Hayman & Co. Clear Havana Cigars catalog. Tampa: Leonardi, Hayman & Co., 1906


LeRoy, Bernard and Maurice Szafran.  THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CIGARS.  London: Harold Starke, 1993.


Lewis, Barry and Peter Marshall.  INTO CUBA.  New York: Alfred Van Der Marck Editions, [n.d. available].  Partial Xerox, gift of Tom Somerville.


Linnee, Susan.  “The Cuban Cigar: An Enduring Relic,” unidentified Western New York newspaper, 1978.


MacInnes, C.M.  THE EARLY ENGLISH TOBACCO TRADE.  London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. ,  1926.


Maguire, Phyllis.  “Supreme the World Over,” NEW JERSEY MONTHLY (July, 1997).


Mankiewicz, Frank.  “There’s nothing like a good cigar, and to connoisseurs, that’s a Cuban,” CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 1978.


Mara, William P. CUBANS: THE ULTIMATE CIGARS.  New York: The Lyons Press, 1998.  166 page 4.5" x 7.5" hardcover w/dj in like new condition, w/a few pencil notations.


Marrero, Eumelio Espino.  ORIGEN Y MEJORA-MIENTO DEL TABACO NEGRO CUBANO (N. tabacum L.).  Typed manuscript of a speech given to attendees at la Conferencia Internacional V Centenario del Descubri-miento del Tabaco, 1492-1992 in Havana, 1992.


Martinez-Fernandez, Luis and D.H. Figueredo, Louis A. Perez, Jr., and Luis Gonzalez.  ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CUBA: PEOPLE, HISTORY, CULTURE (two volumes). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003. Hardcover 700± pp.


Medrano, Feliza. DEPICTIONS OF THE MULATTO WOMAN IN CUBAN TOBACCO ART. University of New Mexico, 1999. Spiral bound 30± page essay. Mint condition.


Menocal, Narciso.  CUBAN CIGAR LABELS: The Tobacco Industry in Cuba and Florida: Its Golden Age in Lithography and Architecture.  Coral Gables: Cuban National Heritage, 1995.


Meyer, F.H.  HAVANA CIGARS: HOW THEY ARE MADE AND SOLD.  New York: Orange Judd Co., 1885.


Miller, Allan.  THE POLITICS OF INTERVENTION.  Columbus, OH:   1968.


Miller, Tom.  “Remember the Maine,” SMITHSONIAN. Vol. XXVIII;  Number 11 (February, 1998), pp. 46-57.


Millis, Walter.  THE MARTIAL SPIRIT.  Cambridge, MA: The Literary Guild, 1931.


Minneman, P.G.  “The Tobacco of Cuba,”  REVISTA TOBACO.  Volume XII; Number 137 (October, 1944).


Mormino, Gary and George Pozzetta.  THE IMMIGRANT WORLD OF YBOR CITY.  Urbana, IL: The University of Illinois Press, 1987.


Munoz, Jose Rivero.  TABACO: SU HISTORIA EN CUBA.  Two Volumes.  La Havana: Instituto de Historia, 1964.


_______.  YBOR CITY STORY, THE, 1885-1954.  Translation of LOS CUBANOS EN TAMPA by Eustasio Fernan-dez and Henry Beltran.  Tampa: by the translators,  [n.d.].


Nee, Min Ron. AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF POST-REVOLUTION HAVANA CIGARS. Sankt Augustin, Germany: AWM_Verlag, 2nd corrected edition, 2005. Like new. An excellent interesting expensive book.


Olmsted, Victor Hugo and Henry Gannett [compilers].  CUBA: POPULATION, HISTORY AND RESOURCES 1907.  Washington, DC: United States Bureau of the Census, 1909.


Ortiz, Fernando.  CUBAN COUNTERPOINT: TOBACCO AND SUGAR.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947.


Paladini, Afredo Garcia.  VITOLFILIA.  Madrid: n.p., 1952.


Perdomo, Jose E., PhD.  TOBACO HABANO: Situacion Actual en Sus Mercados Exteriores y Posibilidades de Expansionar su Comercio.  Havana: Comision Nacional de Propaganda y Defensa del Tabaco Habano, 1945.  Paper covered 6” x 9.5” with the 1st 100 of  its original 128 pages. Cover displays beautifully.


_______ and Jorge Posse.  MECHANIZACION DE LA INDUSTRIA TABAQUERA.  Havana: La Comision Nacional de Propaganda y Defensa del Tabaco Habano, 1945.


Perez, Louis, Jr.  CUBA BETWEEN REFORM & REVOLUTION.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1995.


_______.  CUBA UNDER THE PLATT AMENDMENT 1902-1934.  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1986.


Philalethes, Demoticus.  YANKEE TRAVELS THROUGH THE ISLAND OF CUBA; or the Men and Government, the Laws and Customs of Cuba, as Seen by American Eyes.  New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1856.


Pizzo, Tony.  "Edwardo Manrara: the Cigar Manufacturing Prince of the Nation.”   BACK TO YBOR CITY DAY, 1974.  Tampa: Optimist Club of Ybor City, 1974.


_______.  "Tobacco, The Leaf of Liberty.” BACK TO YBOR CITY DAY, 1975.  Tampa: Optimist Club of Ybor City, 1975.


Porter, Robert.  INDUSTRIAL CUBA:  Being a Study of Present Commercial and Industrial Conditions, with Suggestions as to the Opportunities Presented in the Island for American Capital, Enterprise, and Labour.  New York:  G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1899.


Quesada, Gonzalo de. CUBA [HANDBOOK OF]. Washington: International Bureau of the American Republics, GPO, 1905.


Quesada, de, Gonzalo and Henry Northrop. AMERICA’S BATTLE FOR CUBA’S FREEDOM.  Chicago: The Dominion Company, 1898.  Hardcover, illustrated, 704 pages.  Decorated cover.  Excellent condition except for stains on back cover and slight darkening of spine.  Interesting background, helpful for identifying people, etc., but no mention of Cuban cigars in the book.


Ramos, Manuel Rodriguez. SIEMBRA, FABRICACION E HISTORIA DEL TOBACO CON EL MANUAL DEL TABAQUERO.  Habana: Libreria e Imprenta, Monte Num. 17, 1905.  332 pages, paper covered newsprint, numerous illustrations, 5x8±.


Reynolds, Charles B.  STANDARD GUIDE TO HAVANA: A Complete Handbook for Visitors with Maps, Illustrations, History, and an English-Spanish Manual of Conversation. Havana: Foster & Reynolds Co., 1915.


Ripley, George and Charles Dana, eds.  “Bremen,” “Cuba,” “Hamburg,” “Havana,” “Seville” “Tobacco” and other entries in THE AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA, Vol. I through Vol. XV.  New York:  D. Appleton and Company, 1873.


Roberts, W. Adolphe.  HAVANA: THE PORTRAIT OF A CITY.  New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1953.


Saarony, Amir. PARTAGAS: THE BOOK.  Toronto: Old Cuban Cigar Stuff (Amir Saarony and Friends), 2012.  Beautiful 280 page hardcover w/dj. Profusely illustrated.

Like New. Autographed/personalized.


Salas, Osvaldo and Roberto Salas (photographers). FIDEL’S CUBA: A REVOLU-TION IN PICTURES.  New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press jointly with Beyond Words Publishing, Hillsboro, Oregon, 1998. 9” x 11” 175pp, hardcover w/dj in like new condition.


Showalter, William.  “Cuba -- The Sugar Mill of the Antilles.” NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE.  Volume XXXVIII; Number 1 (July, 1920). 


Siemssen, Julius, Esq. (compiler).  RECORDS OF THE HISTORY, LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND STATISTICS OF THE TOBACCO TRADE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.  London: London Chamber of Commerce, 1886.


Simons, Geoff.  CUBA: FROM CONQUISTADOR TO CASTRO.  New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996. Extensive, partial, Xerox.


Stanton, Rev. P.L. LOVE AND WAR IN CUBA. Atlanta: The Foote & Davies Company, 1900.


Steele, James W.  CUBAN SKETCHES.  New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1881.


Stout, Nancy. HABANOS: THE STORY OF THE HAVANA CIGAR. New York: Rizzoli, 1997.216pp hardcover w/dj. A little history, mostly modern photos.


Strode, Hudson.  THE PAGEANT OF CUBA.  New York:  Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934.


Suchlicki, Jaime.  CUBA: FROM COLUMBUS TO CASTRO.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1974.


Tabacalera Cubana, S.A.  CATALOG.   8 pp. Havana: Tabacalera Cubana, n.d. [Ca. 1920±].


Tarrago, Rafael E.  “The Thwarting of Cuban Autonomy (The U.S. and Cuba, An Ocean of Mischief,” ORBIS vol. XLII; no. 4 (Fall, 1998), pages 517-532. © 1998 by the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Printed web copy, heavily marked up.


Tasker, Fred.  “The decline and fall of Cuba’s cigar,” Knight-Ridder wire service.  Date unknown [1980’s]


Thomas, Hugh. CUBA: THE PURSUIT OF FREEDOM.  New York: Harper & Row, 1971.


Tinajero, Aracelo (translated by Judith E. Grasberg). EL LECTOR: A HISTORY OF THE CIGAR FACTORY READER. Austin:  University of Texas Press, 2009. Originally published in Spanish in 2007. Hardcover 268 page. New condition, will be marked throughout eventually.


“Tobacco and Snuff Manufactory.”  Classified ad in THE DAILY ADVERTISER.  New York City, Wednesday, September 9, 1795.


Tozian, Gregory (writer) with Salas, Osvaldo and Roberto Salas (photographers). FIDEL’S CUBA: A REVOLUTION IN PICTURES.  New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press jointly with Beyond Words Publishing, Hillsboro, Oregon, 1998. 9” x 11” 175pp, hardcover w/dj in like new condition.


United States House of Representatives. CASE OF THE BLACK WARRIOR AND OTHER VIOLATIONS OF THE RIGHTS OF AMERICAN CITIZENS BY SPANISH AUTHORITIES.  House Document No. 86.  Washington, D.C.: Beverley Tucker, Senate Printer, 1854.


United States War Department.  CUSTOMS TARRIF AND REGULATIONS FOR PORTS IN CUBA IN POSSESSION OF THE UNITED STATES (AMENDED). Washington: GPO, 1898.


Upmann, H.  CHEZ UPMAN. Privately printed 6” x 9” paper covered photographic tour of the Upmann home.  Limited number published as gifts. Possibly a family copy. Upmann’s signature on the front cover.  Cartoons of Upmann going about his activities runs throughout in lower left of even numbered pages. Thought very rare.


Vallens, Eugene.  FACTS ON CIGARS FOR UP TO DATE SMOKERS.  New York: Gene-Vall Cigar Co., 1914.


Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City.  CATALOG.  20 pp. New York: Waldorf-Astoria , n.d. [1920±].


Werner, Carl Avery.  TOBACCOLAND.  New York: The Tobacco Leaf Publishing Company, 1922.


Westfall, Glenn.  KEY WEST: CIGAR CITY U.S.A.  Key West: The Historic Key West Preservation Board, 1984. Ironic use of an illustration of a New York City tenement factory on the cover.


White, Trumbull.  OUR NEW POSSESSIONS:  A Graphic Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Tropic Islands of the Sea Which Have Fallen Under Our Sway, Their Cities, Peoples and Commerce, Natural Resources and the Opportunities They Offer to Americans: The Philippine Islands, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Hawaiian Islands.  [n.p.: n.p.], 1898.


Winkler, John K.  TOBACCO TYCOON: THE STORY OF JAMES BUCHANAN DUKE.  New York: Random House, 1942.


Wong, Jan.  “Smoke-free city gives Castro’s cigar roller a nicotine fit,” TORONTO GLOBE & MAIL, February 27, 1997, The Arts section, p. A13.



Bibliography            Cuba            NCM Home