A Complete Guide to Collecting Antique PipesBook - 1979
This book considers the history and development of the tobacco-smoking pipe as an art form and is an illustrated guide for pipe collectors. Fact and fancy, history laced with humor, and a chronological collection of pipes are shown in many styles, values, and materials including briars, corn cobs, meerschaum, porcelain, ivory, amber, silver, gold, semi-precious stones, and rare woods.
Publisher: Exton, Pa. : Schiffer Pub., c1979
Branch Call Number: 688.42 RAPAPORT
Characteristics: 254 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm