A Brief and Accurate Treatise of Tobacco. In Which, the Immoderate, Irregular, & Unseasonable Use Thereof is Reprehended, and the True Nature and Best Manner of

VENNER, To.
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1931. Illustrated.
One of 200 copies, printed by the Windsor Press.
Folio, burgundy morocco spine lettered in gilt, over light brown boards stamped in green and red, in publisher's slipcase. (very slightly worn). Spine with slight rubbing, else fine.

This book is the exact reprinting of the text of the first edition printed in London in 1637, containing all the oddities and irregularities of spelling and punctuation appearing in the original. The subtitle is already foretelling the terrible consequences "the Immoderate, Irregular, & Unseasonable Use Thereof is Reprehended" of smoking ..

Quite scarce in anything approaching this condition. [BCC #40].

Price: $100.00
SKU: 15139
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