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BRAGGE (William). Bibliotheca Nicotiana; A Catalogue of Books About Tobacco, Together with a Catalogue of Objects Connected with the use of Tobacco in all its Forms. Collected by William Bragge.1880

[Birmingham:] Privately Printed, First edition, 4to (280 x 190), [6], 8, 248, [4]pp., separate title for the catalogue of objects, though the pagination is continuous., large paper copy, one of 200 numbered copies signed by the author, part one (printed books) interleaved with blank pages, some light foxing more so to endpapers, cont. half morocco, uncut. A chronological list of 409 titles of books, and a classified catalogue (with separate title page) of about 13,000 objects connected with the use of tobacco ("an ethnographic collection ... pipes, snuff mills and snuff rasps ... snuff bottles", fire strikers, tinder boxes, etc.; sold in 1882 for £4000).

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