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The Pipe Book

The Pipe Book



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Artikelcode: 5951

 

The Pipe Book
262 pages
some b&w photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
24 x 17 cm
0,593 kg
English

Here is a thorough exploration of every type of pipe, with in-depth explanations of their origins, structures, and uses, as well as fascinating anthropological discussions that span the entire world and hundreds of years. Included is everything from primitive makeshift, mound, and earthen pipes through models of ivory, clay, and porcelain to the modern briers, cobs, and meerschaums, with analyses of the significance of smoking in different cultures. The Pipe Book offers the most exhaustive coverage of the history and variety of pipe smoking in print, written with the authority of a name known to every pipe smoker. It is the perfect gift for any pipe smoker or collectors.