Название: Cigars 2vols boxed set ISBN: 2080107216 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782080107213 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 2281 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Fact filled history and buyer`s guide, complete with tasting notes on over eighty of the world`s finest cigars.
Автор: Ira Pilossof Название: Golden Age of Cigarette Lighters ISBN: 0764319361 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764319365 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 6097 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Here is what could be the largest collection of vintage cigarette lighters ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of cigarette lighters Golden Age. This era begins with the primitive lighters made at the turn of the 20th century and continues through to the contemporary Scripto Vu-Lighters of the 1960s. These popular personal accessories were made by the most widely known and respected manufacturers of the time including Dunhill, Ronson (Art Metal Works Company), Evans, Scripto, and Zippo, as well as many smaller, specialized manufacturers. Stunningly photographed, the book is illustrated with over 1000 color photographs of vintage lighters including the debonair "Town and Country" gentlemens lighters, beautiful and fanciful Art Deco lighters, whimsical figural lighters to one of a kind Zippos. Invaluable as a reference for collectors and antique dealers, it is conveniently organized by country of origin and includes essays by noted experts in the lighter collecting field. Current values as well as detailed descriptions are included in the captions.
Описание: The finer points of beer advertising appear with over 500 color photographs of the many sharp or pointed objects associated with beer. Here are beer promoting knives, letter openers, ice picks, scrapers, tongs, forks, cigar and box cutters, scissors, writing instruments, screwdrivers, nail clippers, toothpicks, can openers, fishing lures, sewing kits, combs, golf tees, and much more. Informative and truly entertaining, this book is peppered with beerbits, bizbits, and bullbits, information about the breweries and brands advertised, the makers, a price guide, and a detailed index.
Описание: At last, here is the compendium of cigarette packs that collectors have been waiting for! Joe Giesenhagen has compiled a fantastic collection of cigarette packs dating from the 1880s to the present, in all colors, shapes and sizes. See the incredible diversity of character in cigarette packaging over the past century, and the amazing creative effort some companies exerted to make their cigarettes appear exotic, luxurious, colorful, feminine, masculine, festive, or even medicinal. This book includes color photographs of over 4000 packs of cigarettes to accompany in-depth listings of Merchants & Vendors, Factory Numbers, Merchant Code list, up-to-date pricing information, anecdotes of the industry, and much, much, more. Cigarette packs are a great field for collecting, with a huge diversity, availability, and price range. This book is an excellent ground-level entrance for anyone looking to begin a collection and a valuable resource for anyone in the process of building one.
Описание: With over 470 full-color photographs of labels from cigar boxes and a complete price guide, this book is a treasury of advertising images. Fair maidens, stylish and sedate or with a sensuous display of cleavage, are partnered with those neer-do-wells, railroad magnates, and political wizards of the male gender in a grand introduction to American mass marketing. Cigar box label art is a true American art form, designed to grab the buyer by the tail of his coat and spin him around, see-gar in hand, ready to buy again. The magic has not gone away! Take a look for yourself.
Описание: More than 700 striking photographs and a detailed text about Zippo cigarette lighters, their history and current values, as well as the Viet Nam War comprise this important new book. It provides not only photographs of authentic and counterfeit Zippos and the factorys own art work, but also a concise outline of the War, lists of U.S. and Vietnamese ship and boat names that did duty in Viet Nam, definitions of naval abbreviations, South Vietnamese waterways and geographic names, Allied in-country units, and a comprehensive dictionary translating important Vietnamese military terms so that old Zippo lighters can be interpreted today. Singularly, this book holds tremendous appeal to an extremely broad audience. Lighter collectors will see a wide variety of rare and common Zippos. Photographers and artists interested in the Viet Nam War and its images will see powerful action photos. Viet Nam War and general military collectors and historians will find factual information organized in a quickly accessible form. Political historians and Sixties and Seventies collectors will find ideas and objects to delight their interests. All will want this unique and striking book for their libraries.
Описание: From humble beginnings in the late 1800s, the popularity of cigarettes grew into the twentieth century, until they became far and away the favorite way to enjoy the pleasures of tobacco. To capitalize on the rising demand, new brands were introduced around the world, and every one had a distinctive, attractive pack. Most were executed in rich colors and with graphics designed to catch the eye and capture the imagination of the potential consumer. Today these miniature works of advertising art have attracted a large, international audience of admirers and collectors. This new book presents hundreds of cigarette packs from every corner of the globe, in full color, with vital information about manufacture and price that will be invaluable to the collector. The images themselves represent a fascinating visual history of more than one hundred years of cigarette manufacture.
Автор: Tom Wolfe Название: Carving Cigar Humidors with Tom Wolfe ISBN: 0764304208 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764304200 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 1904 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Tom Wolfe brings together two of his great loves in this new book: the love of wood carving and the love of a good cigar. While there is much ado about cigars today, Tom has been an aficionado for many years. Now he brings his carving skill to that all important piece of equipment for the serious cigar smoker, the humidor. From a caricature Texas Troubadour Humidor to a simply elegant decoy humidor, Tom opens a new range of carving for both novice and experienced carvers. The results are useful objects that catch the eye and the imagination. They will look good on the mantel, and even better on the carvers table at the local carving show. An amply illustrated gallery and many patterns make this book a vital addition to your carving book collection.
Автор: Gerard S. Petrone Название: Cigar Box Labels ISBN: 0764304097 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764304095 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4954 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Cigar Box Labels: Portraits of Life, Mirrors of History pays tribute to cigars and the pictorial glory of Victorian-era cigar box labels, a unique form of commercial advertising that flourished in the business place a century ago and helped drive cigars to widespread prominence in American society. Those who fancy these stunningly beautiful paper images as a hobby are in the midst of the hottest area of antique tobacco advertising collecting today. Showcased here are some of the finest and most desirable examples produced by the old stone chromolithographic method between 1860 and 1910. This book also explores some of the rich historical past that surrounds cigars-their manufacture, marketing, and, most of all, their mystique. Also featured is a potpourri of contemporary anecdotes, poems, and other bits of literary whimsy designed to amuse, educate, and titillate the imagination.
Автор: Jerry Terranova Название: Great Cigar Stuff for Collectors ISBN: 0764303686 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764303685 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3683 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Sit back, light up, and enjoy. Newly in vogue, people are rediscovering a relaxing pastime enjoyed for centuries. This book is a compendium of cigar related "stuff," from the old cigars in their original wrappers still ready to smoke to the fine humidors that have kept them fresh for decades. Here is the breadth of advertising, ashtrays, matchsafes, cigar boxes, dispensers, and holders that have adorned homes and shops for 100 years and more. This book follows the successful Antique Cigar Cutters and Lighters by the same co-authors, who herein present more than 500 items in clear, full-color photographs, with informative captions and a current price guide. This book is custom designed for cigar aficionados and those who appreciate antique advertising. It is a welcome addition to the literature of tobacciana.
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