SOLD - Tobacco in Song & Story - John Bain Jr. 1896 - H. M. Caldwell Co, New York - First Edition Irresistible collection of tobaccanalian anecdotes, songs, essays, and poems, bound in publisher’s suede and housed in the original ‘cigar-box’ case, together with thick silk ‘Perfectos’ book mark.

Illustrated throughout, and rare in such fine condition, even more so in the original and delicate case.
  Duodecimo (book size 17x12cm), pp. [2] v [1] 7-144.   Publisher’s suede binding lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, brown silk endpapers decorated in gilt, silk book mark. Housed in publisher’s ‘cigar-box’ style clamshell case, with chromolithographic outer label and chromolithographic inner liner label. 1899 copyright at edge of outer label   Condition: Fine in very good case with some rubbing and splitting to folds.   Ref: 109653   Price: HK$ 0