Other Relevant Works

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items added Dec 2018,& Feb 2019, Dec 2019



[x]: xerox copy 

[hb]: hardcover book

[bp]: paperback book

[mag]: entire magazine in which article appears

Red indicates additions made after the paper edition of this bibliography was published in 2005.


COMPANIA GENERAL DE TABACOS DE FILIPINAS v. ALHAM-BRA CIGAR, U.S. Supreme Court, 1919. Fight over Isabella trade mark.

EUGENE VALLENS ET AL. vs. FREDERICK TELLMAN ET AL. TRANSCRIPT ON APPEAL.  San Francisco: Supreme Court of the State of Califor-nia, 1893.  7”x10”, paper, 146 pp.

EUGENE VALLENS ET AL. vs. FREDERICK TELLMAN ET AL. BRIEF ON BEHALF OF APPELLANTS.  San Francisco: Supreme Court of the State of California, 1893.  7”x10”, paper, 36 pp.

EUGENE VALLENS ET AL. vs. FREDERICK TELLMAN ET AL. BRIEF ON BEHALF OF RESPONDENTS.  San Francisco: Supreme Court of the State of California, 1893.  7”x10”, paper, 28 pp.

EUGENE VALLENS ET AL. vs. FREDERICK TELLMAN ET AL. BRIEF IN REPLY ON BEHALF OF APPELLANTS.  San Francisco: Supreme Court of the State of California, 1893.  7”x10”, paper, 13 pp.





Re Paul ,94 NY 497 (Jan 1884) (tobacco manufacture was occurring in rooms and apartments, not just factories as now; the case issue was a challenge to banning this, limiting manufacturing to non-residential areas)

Matter of Jacobs , 33 Hun 374; 2 NY Cr 346 (Oct 1884) aff'd 2 NY Cr 539; 98 NY 98; 50 Am Rep 636 (20 Jan 1885) (issue of banning cigarette manufacture in tenements)

Blackwell vWright , 73 NC 310 (Fall 1874) reh den 74 NC 733 (Jan 1876) (enjoining another's use of the "Durham" label)

W. T. Blackwell & Co vW. G. Dibrell & Co , 3 Fed Cas 549 (#1,475); 3 Hughes 151; 17 Am Law Reg  (NS) 516; 14 OG 633 (ED Virginia, 13 Jan 1878) (trademark label case, unauthorized use of the word "Durham")

Kaufman vFarley Mfg Co , 78 Iowa 679; 43 NW 612 (28 Oct 1889) (one of a number of cases involving a manufacturer attempt to terminate a jobber)

Weener vBrayton , 152 Mass 101; 8 LRA 640 (24 June 1890) ( fraudulent use of label case)

McVey vBrendel , 144 Pa 235; 13 LRA 377 (5 Oct 1891) ( cigar makers trade union label case )

D'Estrinoz vGerker , 43 F 285, 286 (ED Pa , 8 April 1890).  SCB: GA 5251 (defining "Cigar: A bunch of tobacco rolled together and put into shape for smoking, and intended for that use." 11 CJ 765 n 77)

Joseph vMacowsky , 96 Cal 518; 31 P 914 (30 Nov 1892) (one of a number of trademark misrepresentation cases)

Anargyros vEgyptian Amasis Cigarette Co , 54 App Div 345; 66 NYS 626 (9 Nov 1900) (trademark infringement case, as ex-employee used a similar style)

Felsenheld / Merry World Tobacco vU S , 186 US 126; 22 S Ct 740; 46 L Ed 1085 (19 May 1902) (confiscated tobacco, banned for having anything other than tobacco therein)

Hirschhorn vBradley , 117 Iowa 130; 90 NW 592 (20 May 1902) (manufacturer attempt to terminate cigar sales agent)

American Tobacco Co vWerckmeister , 207 US 284; 28 S Ct 72; 52 L Ed 208; 12 Ann Cas 595 (2 Dec 1907) (copyright infringement case, every reproduction of a copyrighted work must bear the statutory notice).  SCB: 76 CCA 647; 146 F 375

Werckmeister vAmerican Tobacco Co , 207 US 375; 28 S Ct 124; 52 L Ed 254 (CA 2, 16 Dec 1907) (copyright infringement case).  SCB: 138 F 162; 74 CCA 682; 144 F 1023

State vGoodrich , 133 Wis 242; 113 NW 388; 14 Ann Cas 932; 11 CJ 766 (15 Oct 1907) (distinguishing between definition of cigarettes and small cigars, for purposes of banning cigarettes as other states, e.g., Iowa , had done).  Important info.

Web has tons more with myriad links to yet more


Allen & Ginter.  WITH THE POETS IN SMOKELAND.  Richmond:  Allen & Ginter, ca. 1880’s.  6”x9” string bound.  Poetry accompanied by wonderful watercolor illustrations of tobacco growing and manufacture printed by Lindner, Eddy & Clauss, Litho. in NYC.  A cover crease and some slight damage at string holes.

Anonymous. "The Drummer and His Grip," PICADURA IMPORT PICKINGS. Cincinnati: L. Newburger & Bro, n.d. (1900-1905?). Poem about salesmen in paper cover 2.5"x4" 16 page collection of jokes, poems, etc., as ad for PICADURA IMPORT cigars.

_______.  HAPPINESS IS...THE BEST OF THE HAMLET MOMENTS.  London, England: Chancellor Press, 1993. 10.25”  x  7.75” hardcover in new condition. Book of cartoons about HAMLET cigars.

_______.  “On a Segar,” THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OR REPOSITORY OF ANCIENT AND MODERN FUGITIVE PIECES, &C.  Philadelphia, Carey, Stewart, and Co., Vol. I: No. 1 (January, 1787), page 76. A 3 stanza poem. Original magazine with a few creased or corner-smashed pages.

_______. "Poppet's Cigarette," FRANK LESLIE'S POPULAR MONTHLY, Vol. IV: No 5 (date missing), pp593-595. Original 3pp removed from magazine, trimmed so date removed. Cute early story of feisty woman who refuses to give up Honradez, Havanas and pipes to suit her fiance.

_______. THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR CIGARETTES. No publisher, place or date given, Sponsored by maker of Omar cigarettes 4 1/8" x 6 5/8" hardcover of 64 pages of illustrated adventures in rhyme.

_______.  THE SMOKER'S GUIDE, PHILOSOPHER AND FRIEND.  "By a Veteran of Smokedom."  London:  Hardwicke & Bogue, 1877.   3 1/2”x5” hard-cover with colored frontispiece of tobacco plant.  184pp + advertising.  Fourth Thousand.  Excellent condition, slight cover darkening and binding twist. 

_______.   THUS THINK AND SMOKE TOBACCO: A Rhyme xvii Century, drawings and decorations by George Wharton-Edwards.  New York:  Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1890.  Hardcover, 15 pp profusely illus.  Cover corner bruising.  Leather ties missing, some end papers loose...but a very nice copy of a hard to find book.

Bain, John Jr.  TOBACCO IN SONG & STORY.  New York:  H.M. Caldwell Co., 1896.  4.5”x6.5” leather bound, w/scattered dingbat style illustrations.  Leather in good shape except for tear at top of spine.  Binding poor.

________.  TOBACCO IN SONG & STORY.  New York:  H.M. Caldwell Co., 1896.  4.5”x6.5” leather bound, w/scattered dingbat style illustra-tions.  Leather shows stains, fading, tear at top of spine.  Binding better than first copy, but cover partially torn from binding.  Two former owner’s ink dedications (1903, 1937).

Frankau, Gilbert. PETER JACKSON: CIGAR MERCHANT. London: Hutchinson & Co., Ltd., 19?? Xerox copy of selected pages.

Fume, Joseph. A PAPER OF TOBACCO; TREATING OF THE RISE, PROGRESS, PLEASURES, AND ADVANTAGES OF SMOKING. London: Chapman and Hall, 1839.  Beautiful leather bound copy except cover neatly severed from book.

Herford, Oliver, Ethel Watts Mumford and Addison Mizner. THE CYNIC'S CALENDAR OF REVISED WISDOM FOR 1904. San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1902. 1903 edition. Hardcover 4" x 5.5" of approx 60 pages with advertising copy for CORTEZ cigars, from whom it could be ordered for 25¢. Limited edition., Cover in fair condition binding very weak, back pages about to come off. Decorated pages, a few illustrations.

_______. Ibid. Leather bound with A PINCH OF SNUFF by Dean Snift, pseudonym of Earle B. Hill.

Ironimus. NO SMOKING.  Vienna-Munich: K. Wedl, 1958.  Hardcover 5” x 8” collection of single page text-free panel cartoons about smoking.

Very fine w/ minor binding damage. 

Knight, Joseph (compiler).  PIPE AND POUCH: THE SMOKER’S OWN BOOK OF POETRY.  Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1895.  182 page 5”x7” hardcover.  Selections of poetry on all facets of tobacco use.  Frontispiece illus.  In excellent but not mint condition.  Dirt smudges and small tear on 1st TOC page.  Tight binding.  Red/gilt cover.

Levine, Sanford. "Cigar, Best Scenes," in THE 247 BEST MOVIE SCENES IN FILM HISTORY. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1992. Xerox copy of cigar chapter.

Medina,  Pablo.  THE CIGAR ROLLER.  New York: Grove Press, 2005.  Uncorrected proof of soft cover novel 5" x 7.25" new.

Millhauser, Steven. MARTIN DRESSLER. [xerox of chapter two , describing an 1881 cigar store].

Quad, M. [pseud].  THE LIME KILN CLUB.  Franklin Series, #17. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Co. [on cover], Homewood Publishing Co. [on title page], 1894. 300 page paperback reprint originally published c. 1880. Racist satire about national meeting of the Lime Kiln Club.  Lime Kiln brand cigars and smoking tobacco. Rare and desirable. Cover loose, cover and spine show some tattering, and a few pages have minor corner chips. Generally a good sound copy. 

Shoemaker, Frank. SMOKE. Illus. by A.R. Bowker. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1907.  7” long cigar shaped humorous book of drawings and sayings.  Worn but complete condition with sound binding.

Sims, Albert, compiler. THE WITCHING WEED. London: George G. Harrap, [n.d.] (1910±). 3 3/4” x 5 1/4”  leather covered, 207 page compilation of poems and writings, one color plate, in perfect like-new mint condition. Gorgeous. Paid $65.

Thackeray, William Makepeace.  THE CHEST OF CIGARS.  Privately printed in 250 copies for Thomas Nast Fairbanks, San Francisco, 1918. [ ? ]

Wells, H.G. "The Wild Asses of the Devil," a 1908 short story reprinted in ASTRONAUTS AND ALIENS. pp213-214 torn from book contains explanation of how the devil smokes cigars.


Bacon, Reginald W. [a.k.a. Mr. Slim]. THE JUGGLER’S MANUAL OF CIGAR BOX MANIPULATION & BALANCE.  Illustrated by Barbara Kasa. Groveland, MA: Variety Arts Press, 1983. Trade size 100p staple bound paperback like new.  Have three copies (one near new, one excellent, 3rd has some minor page damage).

Chanin, Jack, with illus by: John Hoot. CIGAR MANIPULATIONS: The Only Complete Treatise on Cigar Magic.  Philadelphia: by the author, 1937.  5”x8” 80 pp illus in ex condition except for  dime size stain on cover.

Morgan, ‘Happy”, COMEDY PANTOMIME CIGAR-BOX “JUGGLING” ACT, in three pages 8.5” x 11” illustrated trifold instructions accompanying three boxes (have).


American Snuff Company. SNUFF ALMANAC.  Memphis: American Snuff Co., 1954. 36pp illus. Paper covered, fine condition.

Anonymous.  "Cigarete Making by Machinery,"  SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, v?:#? (June 1, 1878), p344.  Mint condition sheet removed from magazine.  Illus.

_______.   "In a Tobacco Factory,”  HARPER’S NEW MONTHLY MAGA-ZINE v47:281  (October 1873) pp 713-719.  Excellent condition original magazine with profusely illus article (10 illus) describing life in a Richmond factory shortly after the Civil War.

_______.  TIMEFRAME AD 1800 - 1850  THE PULSE OF ENTER-PRISE.  incomplete citation as of  limited use in cigar research. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 2008.


_______.   TOBACCOLAND U.S.A.  Durham: Liggett & Myers, 1943. 44p profusely illus look at cigarette production during the 1930's and 40's.  Oversized, paper covers.  Very informative. Center crease, otherwise very good.  100's of pictures.  [cp]

Aschenbrenner, H. and Dr. Gunther Stahl.  HANDBUCH DES HANDELS MIT TABAKWAREN.  Berlin: Verlag Richard Gahl, 1939.

Ashley, Peter. THE CIGARETTE PAPERS.  London; Francis Lincoln Press, 2012.  Softcover, 8” x 7” 112 pages.  mint.  Profusely illustrated but not the best possible choices. Uninformative anecdotal. Skip.

Axton, W.F.  TOBACCO AND KENTUCKY.  One of a series, the Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf.  Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1975.  [hb]

Bain, John Jr. in collaboration with Carl Werner.  CIGARETTES IN FACT OR FANCY.  New York: H.M. Caldwell Co., 1906.  [  ]

Balls, Edward K. EARLY USES OF INDIAN TOBACCO IN CALIFORNIA. California Natural History Guides #10. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1962.

Barton, Robert.  PLUG TOBACCO AND FINE ART.  The Collector's Monograph Series.  New York: The William Bradford Press, 1932.  [x]

Blum, Alan, M.D., ed.  THE CIGARETTE UNDERWORLD.  Secaucus: Lyle Stuart inc., 1985.  128 page, paper cover, illus with ads. Originally published in the NEW YORK STATE JOURNAL OF MEDICINE as a special issue, "The World Cigarette Pandemic," in December 1983.  Of particular interest because this and below are illustrated from Blum's collection of cigarette ads.

________.  "The World Cigarette Pandemic II,"  NEW YORK STATE JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, v85:#7  (July, 1985), Special issue.  [mag]

Chapman, Simon, et alia.  “The World Cigarette Pandemic Part II (Seventy one articles by various authors)”, NEW YORK STATE JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, v 85: no. 7 (July, 1985).  Pages 279-477. Covers wide variety of topics from liability to eduction. Fine condition.

Chiu, Ping.  CHINESE LABOR IN CALIFORNIA, 1850-1880. Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1867. A few Xeroxed pages.


Crawford, F. Marion.  A CIGARETTE MAKER'S ROMANCE.  New York: International Association of Newspapers and Authors, 1901.  [hb]

Cunningham, Rob.  SMOKE & MIRRORS.  THE CANADIAN TOBACCO WAR.  Ottawa:  International Development Research Center, 1996.  376 pp some illus. Looks at modern 1990’s efforts against tobacco companies.

Dew, Lee A.  HISTORY OF THE PINKERTON TOBACCO COMPANY: THE FLAVOR OF AMERICA.  Richmond, VA: Cadum Communications, 1994. Hardcover w/dj, 329 pages, 6" x 9". Fine condition. 20 grouped pages of b/w photos. Fine condition.

Dillow, Gordon L. "Thank You for Not Smoking: the Hundred-Year War Against the Cigarette,". No magazine title, no place, no date (1980+), pp 95-107. xerox sent to me as a gift.

Dodd, George.  "A Day at a Tobacco and Snuff Factory," in DAYS AT THE FACTORIES; OR THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY OF GREAT BRITAIN DESCRIBED. London: Charles Knight & Co., 1843.

Dunhill, Mary.  OUR FAMILY BUSINESS.  London: The Bodley Head, 1979.  [hb]

Elliott, Richard. “Ansley H. Fox And “The World’s Greatest Cigarette,” BRANDSTAND (December 1998 - January 1999), pp 14-15. Original mag in mint; self-lighting cigarettes.

Fitz-Simons, Foster. BRIGHT LEAF. New York & Toronto: Rinehart & Co. 1948.  Hardcover, 466 pages.

Flannagan, Roy C.  THE STORY OF LUCKY STRIKE.  1939 NY Worlds Fair Edition.  Richmond: American Tobacco Co., 1938.  94pp 5”x8” hard-cover.  Board covers embossed with Fair symbol. Clay paper with photos on numbered pages.  Excellent condition; minor  dirt smudge on cover label.

________.  THE STORY OF LUCKY STRIKE. Richmond: [American Tobacco Co.], 1938.  71 page 5”x8” hardcover with wraps.  Same text as above, but this is the original edition on laid paper and heavier cover.  Photo pages inserted and not numbered. This edition does not include the frontispiece of the Lucky Strike exhibit at the World’s Fair.  Near mint condition except wraps torn.  Very slight binding twist.

Gage, Deborah and Madeleine Marsh.  TOBACCO CONTAINERS & ACCESSORIES: Their Place in Eighteenth Century European Social History.  London:  Gage Bluett & Company, 1988.  Paperback, 144 pages, well illustrated.  7.5” x 12”.  Very fine condition.

Gage, Earle William. "Just 300 years Ago, The Tobacco Industry was Started."  THE DISPATCH (August 24, 1919) pp?. Xerox copy. Though illus are of cigars, article is all Southern tobacco history. Little use.

Geffen, Elizabeth, "Violence in Philadelphia in the 1840's and 1850's" in PENNSYLVANIA HISTORY, Vol. XXXVI: Number 4 (October, 1969), pages 381-410. Original magazine in near mint condition.

Green, Randall Elisha. THE LEAF SELLERS: A HISTORY OF U.S. TOBACCO WAREHOUSES 1619 TO THE PRESENT. Lexington, KY: The Burley Auction Warehouse Association, 1996. 6”x9” paper covered 176 pp.  A few portraits. Fine.

Hamilton, A.E.  THIS SMOKING WORLD.  London, England:  Methuen & Co. LTD, 1928.  178pp.  [hb]

Hastings, H.L.  I GIVE EIGHTEEN REASONS TO A MEMBER OF THE Y.M.C. ASSOCIATION, TO DROP TOBACCO. Tract No. 400 R. Boston: Anti-Tobacco Tract Depository, [n.d.](19th century 1870-1900). Single page two sided 5"x8" illus of Ben Franklin.

_______. THE IDOL OF TWO HUNDRED MILLIONS. Tract No. 408 R. Boston: Anti-Tobacco Tract Depository, [n.d.](19th century 1870-1900). Single page two sided 5"x8" illus of tobacco idol and smoking worshippers.

_______.  THE TOBACCO CONSUMPTIVE. Tract No. 210 H. Boston: Anti-Tobacco Tract Depository, [n.d.] (19th century 1870-1900). Single page two sided 5"x8" illus of pipe smoker in bed.

Hatcher, W.C. 'Tobacco Bill,' "Caddy labels and tin tags,"  RETAIL TOBACCON-IST Vol. III: No. 5 (September/October 1992), pp18-19, 24-25. Xerox copy. Moderate interest only.

Hauge, Ron, et al.  101 WAYS TO ANSWER THE REQUEST WOULD YOU PLEASE PUT OUT THAT #(!&*{!$ CIGAR.  New York:  Simon & Schuster, 1987 127pp.  illus. Dreadfully rude little booklet cigar folks sponsored. Ugh.

Hearn, Michael Patrick. "R.F. Outcault: The Father of the American Comic Strip," AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTOR (July, 1986), pages 12-20. Xerox copy.

Heining, Richard G.  A HISTORY OF HURRICANES IN THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE.  46th Weather Squadron, Eglin AF Base, Florida.  Not in the NCM collection, 

Henry, Carl. THE TRUE STORY OF LADY NICOTINE.  New York:  Carl Henry, Inc., 1928.  [cp]

Herndon, G. Melvin.  WILLIAM TATHAM AND THE CULTURE OF TOBACCO including a facsimile reprint of Tatham’s AN HISTORICAL AND PRACTICAL ESSAY ON THE CULTURE AND COMMERCE OF TOBACCO.  Coral Gables: University of Miami Press, 1969.  506 pp, hard cover w/dj.  Very fine.

James I.  A COUNTER-BLASTE TO TOBACCO.  Emmaus, PA: Rodale Books, 1954. Reprint.  [pb]

Johnston, James F.W.  "The Narcotics We Indulge In: Tobacco" in THE CHEMISTRY OF COMMON LIFE.  Revised edition by Arthur H. Church.  Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1879.  [book chapter separately bound with two others on opium/marijuana]

Jones, Beverly and Claudia Egelhoff, eds.  WORKING IN TOBACCO: AN ORAL HISTORY OF DURHAM’S TOBACCO FACTORY WORKERS.  Durham, NC:  History Dept., NC Central University, 1988.  8.25” x 5.5” paper cover, stapled, illus.  44pp. VF condition.

Killough, Lucy Winsor. "Growth and Movement in the Cigarette Industry" in THE TOBACCO PRODUCTS INDUSTRY IN NEW YORK AND ITS ENVI-RONS. Economic Series Monograph #5. Economic and Industrial Survey, new York: Committee on Regional Plan of New York and its Environs, 1924. A look at ciggy-butts in new York City.

Klopfer, Hans-Dietrich.  120 JAHRE ZIGARETTEN-MASCHINENBAU IN DEN USA, ENGLAND, FRANK-REICH UND DEUTSCHLAND [120 Years Cigarette Machines).  Stuttgart, 1988.  6”x9” paper covered, illus. 100pp history of cigarette machines.  German and English text.  A fairly detailed look at the history.   Mint condition except minor corner bruise in shipment.

Kroeber, A.L.  SALT, DOGS, TOBACCO.  Anthropological Records v6:#1. Berkeley: Univ of California, 1941.  Xerox copy.

Lewine, Harris. GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970. 5x8 hardcover illus in VG condition.

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

Mackenzie, Compton. SUBLIME TOBACCO. New York: Macmillan Company, 1958.  [  ]

McCunn, Ruthanne Lum. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CHINESE IN AMERICA.  San Francisco: Design Enterprises of San Francisco, [n.d.]. A few Xeroxed pages.

Mills, Edward. "Lucky Strike Cigarette," EDWARD W. MILLS CHAUTAUQUA LECTURER. Chicago, Boys International Anti-Cigarette League, 1923. 3.5"x6.5" 6pp foldout brochure. Original in fine condition. Great anti-smoking poem plays off 'it's toasted" slogan.

Northrup, Herbert Roof.  THE NEGRO IN THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY.  The Racial Policies of American Industry, Report No. 13.  Philadelphia: Industrial Research Unit, Department of Industry, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania, 1970. [x]

_______.  “The Tobacco Workers International Union, QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 56, #3 (August, 1942), pp. 606-626.  xerox.

Patton, Phil. "'Sell the cookstove if necessary, but come to the Fair'," AMERICAN HERITAGE? SMITHSONIAN?  pp 38-51. Article beautifully illustrated torn from magazine with no bibliographic data. For shame.

Putnam, B.W.  “John Chinaman in California,” THE STUDENT AND SCHOOLMATE AND FORRESTER’S BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ MAGAZINE (Vol. XIV: Number 1 (July, 1864), pp 139-143.  Disbound, foxed, partial magazine.

Rapaport, Ben. "Pipe Mixtures for the Masses: A Look Back at Tobacco Blends," PIPES & TOBACCOS, Vol. I: no number (January, 2002), 8p computer print out sent by Ben. Interesting look at tobacco adulteration in doctoral dissertation style.

[Reemtsma]  TOBAGO: A PICTURE BOOK OF TOBACCO AND THE PLEASURES OF SMOKING.  Published in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of H.F. & Ph.F. Reemtsma, cigarette makers, 1970. Beautiful illus hardbound.

Robert, Joseph C.  THE STORY OF TOBACCO IN AMERICA.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952.  Hardcover.

_______. THE TOBACCO KINGDOM: PLANTATION, MARKET, AND FACTORY IN VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, 1800-1860.  Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1965.  Hardcover.

Robicsek, Francis.  THE SMOKING GODS.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978.  Hardcover.

Rose, Vivian, et al. ALL ABOUT SNUFF AND SNUFF TAKING: A HAND-BOOK FOR TOBACCONISTS. London: (the journal) Tobacco, [n.d.] (est 1930-55). 24pp paper  8.5”x6”. Brief articles on history, uses, etc., each by a different author. Xerox.

Saxton, Alexander. THE INDISPENSABLE ENEMY: LABOR AND THE ANTI-CHINESE MOVEMENT IN CALIFORNIA.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1971.  Partial Xerox copy.

Snift, Dean (pseudonym of Earle B. Hill). A PINCH OF SNUFF: Composed of Curious Particulars and Original Anecdotes of Snuff Taking; As Well As a Review of Snuff, Snuff Boxes, Snuff shops, Snuff Takers, and Snuff Papers. London: Robert Tyas, 1840. 152pp illus. Leather bound together with A PAPER OF TOBACCO by Joseph Fume (pseud).

Sowell, Thomas.  ETHNIC AMERICA: A HISTORY.  New York: Basic Books, Inc. 1981. Select xerox pages related to Chinese from Chapter 6.

Southern Fertilizing Company. THE POSITION TOBACCO HAS EVER HELD AS THE CHIEF SOURCE OF WEALTH TO VIRGINIA. Richmond, VA: Southern Fertilizing Co., 1876. 22pp paper original.

Spinden, Herbert J. TOBACCO IS AMERICA: THE STORY  OF TOBACCO BEFORE THE COMING OF THE WHITE MAN. New York: The New York Public Library, 1950. xerox copy.

Steed, Virgil. KENTUCKY TOBACCO PATCH. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1947. 6”x8” hardcover w/dj. 1st ed in fine condition. Edge chips to dj. Though fiction, best description of tobacco planter day by day life.

Tait, Lyal. THE PETUNS: TOBACCO INDIANS OF CANADA. Port Burwell, Ontario:  Erie Publishers, 1971.

Harryman, John Joseph. "The Gooney Bird Cigarette Box," Signed 3 page typed story of how he came to posses an inlaid cigarette box. Accompanied by color snapshot.

Tennant, Richard B.  THE AMERICAN CIGARETTE INDUSTRY.  New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1950.  Reprinted 1971 by Archon Books, New York.

Tilley, Nannie M.  THE R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY.   Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985. 706pp, 6”x9” hardcover w/dj. Detailed look at the history of this important company.  Mint condition.

Tobacco Workers International Union. CONSTITUTION OF THE TOBACCO WORKERS INTERNATIONAL UNION, AFL-CIO, CLC. As revised by the 15th Regular Convention of the Tobacco Workers International Union held September 18-22, 1972.  4"x6" paper covered. Like new condition. 88pp.

Trost, Ernst. ZUR ALLGEMEINEN ERLEICHTERUNG...EINE KULTUR UND WIRTSCHAFTSGES-CHICHTE DES TABAKS IN OSTERREICH. Wien-Munchen: Verlag Christian Brandstatter, 1984. 203pp profusely illustrated hardback w/dj. Color. History of tobacco in Austria, printed in German.  As new.

Wagner, Susan. CIGARETTE COUNTRY: TOBACCO IN AMERICAN HISTORY AND POLITICS. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1971.  [hb]

Wroth, Lawrence C.  (ed).  "Tobacco or Codfish: Lord Baltimore Makes His Choice,"  BULLETIN OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY v58:#11  (November 1954), pp523-533. Journal sized 16pp pamphlet.  Like new cond.


Baldwin, Robert. “Snake Oil Showmanship,” COUNTRY HOME Vol XIV: No. 5 (October, 1995), pp117-120

Bingham, A. Walker.  THE SNAKE-OIL SYNDROME: PATENT MEDICINE ADVERTISING.  Hanover, Mass: The Christopher Publishing House, 1994.  Hard cover, 166 pages, profusely illustrated. Important book.  Signed and inscribed. Mint condition.

Carson, Gerald. ONE FOR A MAN, TWO FOR A HORSE: A PICTORIAL HISTORY, GRAVE AND COMIC, OF PATENT MEDICINES. New York: Bramhall House, 1961. 128pp hard cover w/dj illus  history in very good condition.

Davenport, Warren.  THE TRAVELING SALESMAN AND --.  Los Angeles: by the author, 1940. Soft cover 191 pp of anecdotes.  Fine condition.

Davis, Alec.  PACKAGE AND PRINT:  THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONTAINER AND LABEL DESIGN.  New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1968. [x]&[hb]

Hine, Thomas. THE TOTAL PACKAGE: THE EVOLUTION AND SECRET MEANINGS OF BOXES, BOTTLES, CANS, AND TUBES.  Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1995.  Hard cover w/dj. 288pp. Mint.

Hornung, Clarence P. HANDBOOK OF EARLY AMERICAN ADVERTISING ART, 2nd Ed.  New York: Dover Publications, 1953.  [x]

Jay, Robert. THE TRADE CARD IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA. University of Missouri, 1987. 112 pp, well written and well illustrated. Excellent.

Lewis, Michael, and Stephen Spignesi. OUTDATED ADVERTISING.

New  Yorfk: Skyhorse Publishing, 2017.  8x10 paper cover, 166 pages of full color 20th C ads. Disappointing. Skip.

Margolin, Victor, and Ira and vivian Brichta. THE PROMISE AND THE PRODUCT: 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN ADVERTISING POSTERS. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1979. Large 152pp illus w/dj in like new condition.

McNamara, Brooks. STEP RIGHT UP: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MEDICINE SHOW. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. Very good condition 233pp hard cover w/damaged dj. Illus, some color.

Moore, Truman. THE TRAVELING MAN: The Story of the American Traveling Salesman. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1972. Hardcover w/dj. Ex Lib in fine condition with my pencil notes throughout.

Neubauer, Robert G.  PACKAGING: THE CONTEMPORARY MEDIA.  New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1973.  [px]

Opie, Robert.  THE ART OF THE  LABEL. London:  Quarto Publishing, 1987.  144pp, profusely illus. [hb]

_______. PACKAGING SOURCE BOOK: A VISUAL GUIDE TO A CENTURY OF PACKAGING DESIGN.  Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1989. Hardcover 10 1/4" x 10 1/2" profusely illustrated 192 pages with dust jacket all like new

Rowsome, Frank Jr.  THEY LAUGHED WHEN I SAT DOWN: AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF ADVERTISING IN WORDS AND PICTURES.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1959.  Hard cover 181pp w/dj. Very good condition. Illus.[hb]

Scull, Penrose.  FROM PEDDLERS TO MERCHANT PRINCES: A history of Selling in America. Chicago: Follett Publishing Co., 1967.  8.5”x11”, 274pp, hardcover, illustrated. Ex Lib in fine condition, w/dj.

Smith, Elmer. THE COUNTRY STORE: THE GENERAL STORE OF YESTERDAY.  Paper covered, 8.5” x 11”, 32 pages, illustrated. Lebanon, PA: Applied Arts Publishers, 1977. No real cigar info. Excellent condition except creases on back cover.

Wood, James Playsted.  THE STORY OF ADVERTISING.  New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1958.  [px]

Wright, Richardson. HAWKERS & WALKERS IN EARLY AMERICA.  Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1927.  [x]


Anonymous. “Electrotyping Our Paper,” SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Vol I: No. 16 (October 15, 1859). 1p xerox describing advantages of electotyping.

Barr’s Post Card News. ABOUT ANTIQUE POST CARDS. Lansing, IA: Barr’s Post Card News, 1984. 31pp 8.5”x11” offset paper cover. Like new. Identifies and dates types of postcards. Handy.

Beckman, Thomas. "American Diesinkers and Their Cameo Stamps, 1850-1880: A Researcher's Discoveries and Survey," MAINE ANTIQUE DIGEST (May, 1999), pp 44B-46B, Illus history of cameo printing technique used on 1850-70 envelopes and trade cards. Seen in Hyman letterhead/envelope collection.

Brown, Elmer, President. A STUDY OF THE HISTORY OF THE INTER-NATIONAL TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION 1852-1963. Colorado Springs, Colorado: The Executive Council International Typographical Union, 1964.  Hardcover 6" x 9" 409pp, 1 illus. Torn dj, interior and cover like new.

Bruce, George. A PRICED LIST OF PRINTING TYPES AND MATERIALS SOLD AT BRUCE'S NEW-YORK TYPE-FOUNDRY.  New York City: George Bruce, Type-founder, No. 13 Chambers Street (April, 1856). 16 page oversize facsimile edition produced by Pioneer Press of Terra Alta, WV in 1992. Nice illus of machinery as well as type.

Corkett, F.T., ed.  PHOTO-LITHO AND OFFSET PRINTING.  London: Raithby, Lawrence & Company, Ltd., 1923.  148pp hardback illus + tipped in examples of various processes including color.  Various essays on processes, procedures, and history, some quite technical.  Excellent for  printing history.  Minor shelf scuffs and owner’s name on flyleaf, o/w excellent. Rare and informative.

Halbmeier, Carl.  SENEFELDER: THE HISTORY OF LITHOG-RAPHY.  Elmhurst, NY: Senefelder Publishing Company, 1926.  9” x 6” paperbound 216pp minor illus + advertising in back.  History of lithographic printing with great technical detail on processes, procedures, and specific equipment.  Minor spine peel, corner of covers creased, o/w excellent. Rare and informative book.

Herold, Don. ATA ADVERTISING PRODUCTION HAND BOOK. New York: Advertising Typographers Association of America, Inc.1947. Hard cover full size 72pp. No dj.  Type and pictures in printing.

Hubbard, Hesketh. HOW TO DISTINGUISH PRINTS. Woodgreen Common, Wiltshire, England: The Print Society, 1926. Lovely oversize hard cover in fine paper with numerous illus. Very fine condition. How to identify sixteen major types of printing.

Koerner, Theodore, “Engraved Plate Printing and Offset Lithography Explained, Reproduced from a 1937 cover feature in the Etude Music Magazine.” THE ADVERTISING TRADE CARD QUARTERLY , Vol. IX: No: 1 (Spring, 2002), Pages 6-7.  Original magazine in like new condition.

Last, Jay T. THE COLOR EXPLOSION: NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITHOGRAPHY. Santa Ana, CA: Hillcrest Press, 2005. A few underlinings, otherwise mint. 315 oversize pages, hardcover w/dj.

Lewis, John. PRINTED EPHEMERA: THE CHANGING USES OF TYPE AND LETTERFORMS IN ENGLISH AND AMERICAN PRINTING. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1990. Reprint of 1962 book.  Oversize hard cover w/dj. Super book.

Phillips, David, and John R. Biddle. AMERICAN ILLUSTRATED COVER CATALOG. North Miami, Fla.: David G. Phillips Co., Inc., 1981. History of illustrated envelopes. Oversize hard cover, no dj. Profusely illustrated. With prices realized from 1982 auction.

PRINTING HISTORY: THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PRINTING HISTORY ASSOCIATION. Vol. X: Number 2 (1988),  48 page illustrated journal. Have this one issue; worth the researcher’s effort to find others, Mint condition.

Saarony, Amir. “Stone Lithography: Our Printing Roots” in THE GRAPHIC ARTS , vol V: No. 8 (October 2002), pp37-38.

Saxe, Stephen O. BILLHEADS & BROADSIDES, Job Printing in the 19th-Century Seaport. New York:  South Street Seaport Museum, 1985. 63pp. [pb]

Scheehle, Jr., Christian F. "The Founders of Today's Metal Decorating," THE NATIONAL LITHOGRAPHER (OCTOBER, 1954), pp26-28. Xerox.

Twyman, Michael.  PRINTING 1770-1970: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ITS DEVELOPMENT AND USES IN ENGLAND.  London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970.  Gorgeous book, of some use.  [px]

Williams, Jennifer Reed.  COLOR FROM STONE: THE CALVERT LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY OF DETROIT. Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts Statewide Traveling Exhibition, 1985.  Ed. limited to 3,000.  8.5”x 11” exhibit catalog, 8pp, illus. Color cover.  As new.


Anonymous.  BRIEF HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN LABOR MOVEMENT.  U.S. Department of Labor Bulletin #1000 (1957 revision).  Washington, DC: GPO, 1957.  5”x8” 86p illus paperback covering entire scope from early 1800’s to date.  Very good summary.  Minor shelf wear, o/w as new.

Commons, John, et al.  HISTORY OF LABOR IN THE UNITED STATES (4 Vols) Vol I & II.  Various citations.  New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1966.  Reprint of original edition of 1918.  [  ]

Conlin, Joseph. AT THE POINT OF PRODUCTION: The Local History of the I.W.W. Contributions in Labor History #10. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Hollander, Jacob H., and George Barnett. STUDIES IN AMERICAN TRADE UNIONISM. New York: Henry Hold & Co., 1912. 80 pages. xerox

McNeill, George E. THE LABOR MOVEMENT: THE PROBLEM OF TODAY. Boston: Bridgman & Co., 1886. partial xerox.

Saxton, Alexander. THE INDISPENSABLE ENEMY: LABOR AND THE ANTI-CHINESE MOVEMENT IN CALIFORNIA. Berkeley: U of Calif Press, 1971. partial xerox

Schnapper. M.B.  AMERICAN LABOR: A PICTORIAL SOCIAL HISTORY.  Washington, DC: Public Affairs Press, 1972. Hard cover, 8.5"  x  11". 576 pages, profusely  illustrated. Ex library in very good tight condition.

Starnes, George Talmage and John Edwin Hamm. SOME PHASES OF LABOR RELATIONS IN VIRGINIA. New York: Appleton-Century Co., Inc., 1934.


Asher & Adams.  PICTORIAL ALBUM OF AMERICAN INDUSTRY, 1876. New York: Asher & Adams, 1876.  Reprint by Rutledge Books, New York, 1976.  [hb]

Balch, Emily Greene.  “Slave Migration at its Source,”  CHARITIES,  vol.XV pp.438-839  Date:?

Hanan, John H. "The Problem of the Trusts: President of the National Boot and Shoe Manufacturers' Association Says Corporations Are Entitled to Know What They May Do Without Violating Federal Law," "Thirteenth of a Series of Articles by Eminent Men of Affairs," THE NEW YORK TIMES (Tuesday, November 21, 1911). Substantial editorial. Labor head disagrees with rulings in American Tobacco and Standard Oil cases.

Heckers, Albert S. VIOLIN MAKING AS AN ART. Williamstown, N.J. Self published, 1988. 40pp 8.5” x 11”.  Detailed instructions plus a few songs.

Mankamyer, Orlin L. TOBACCO: DOES THE BIBLE CONDEMN IT?  Cincinnati: by the author, 1947. 3.5"x6" paper covered 16pp booklet in like new condition. He's against it.

McFarland, J. Horance.  "What 'Beautiful America' Has Done;  Some Results of Bill-Board Removals,"  LADIES HOME JOURNAL (May 1906) pp20-21.  [m]

Simmons, E.C. "The Problem of the Trusts: Hardware Company President Calls the Sherman Act the Worst Piece of Commercial Legislation Ever Framed and Urges a New, Clean, Plain Statute," "Ninth in a Series of Articles by Eminent Men of Affairs," THE NEW YORK TIMES (November ??, 1911). Fragment of substantial editorial. Defends corporations as run by honest men of high ideals and a great measure of integrity. Calls Sherman anti-trust act "dangerous."

Turmac Tabakmaatschappij Canada Limited. TOBACCO, PIPES AND THE PLEASURES OF PIPE SMOKING.  Toronto, [self], [1960’s?].  38 page, hardcover, trade size, give away by Canadian office of Dutch tobacco company.  Nice pictures. Exlnt condition.

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