Historical Smokiana Ethnographical by R. Small quarto, 102 pages printed on heavy paper, lithographed calligraphic text within borders and with colour lithograph plates facing showing ethnographic pipe smoking from across the world, bound in original cloth, gilt letterd to upper board, lower board pictorial gilt titled'Ye Pipes of the Nations AD 1890. Up to Date', neatly rebacked in matching brown morocco, gilt lettered, original endpapers retained, with private collector's bookplate, small tear to front free endpaper else a very good clean and well restored copy, FIRST EDITION. An attractive example of late Victorian lithography well produced by Quartich for the bibliophile market of the period, and curiously unique subject.
The item "SMOKIANA BY PRITCHETT. ETHNIC PIPE SMOKING 1890 1ST EDITION LITHOS Tobacco" is in sale since Saturday, October 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
The seller is "zantiques-ltd" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.