London: Tyas, 1840. 6 humorous etched plates by T. Sibson, & woodcuts. Small 8vo, half polished morocco over marbled boards; original pictorial wrappers bound in. . London: Robert Tyas, 1840. First Edition. A review of snuff, snuff boxes, snuff shops, sniff takers and snuff papers; with The Moral and Physical Effects of Snuff.
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London: Joseph Johnson. Etching and engraving. 10.25" x 7.75". Shows light toning and minor foxing at edges, otherwise in very good condition. A plate from John Gabriel Stedman's "Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition against the Revolted Slaves of Surinam" (London: Joseph Johnson, 1796). This book, with its graphic depiction of slavery and colonization in the New World, became an important reference for early abolitionists. This image shows a European man in a large hat smoking a pipe while being...
Norway, ME: 1865. Humorous A.L.S. 4to. 3 pages, March 29th, 1865, Norway, Maine, to his publisher concerning his efforts to give up chewing tobacco, in part: "...Do you remember that I told you... that I had left off chewing tobacco. Well, sir, I did that thing. I got entirely over the craving appetite for it, and had I been engaged in some business that required no study I should have found little difficulty. But, good Mercy! My pen would not...
London: Greening, 1901. 101pp., 14 full page advertisements. Narrow 8vo, gray pictorial cloth; light wear to the edges. London: Greening & Co., n.d. (1901). First Edition. Scarce book, extolling the virtues of tobacco, including chapters on Poetry of Tobacco, As an Aid to Meditation, The Social Pipe, Medical Opinion, Royal Smokers, Juvenile Smokers, Soldiers & Tobacco, etc.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960. Profusely illustrated in black and white. 265 pages, 4to, black and brown cloth, dust wrapper in a mylar cover. New York: McGraw-Hill, (1960). First edition. Near fine. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Best wishes to C. W. Bushnell, RK Heimann, June 8 1960."
New Rochelle: Mayflower Press, 1922. Etched port. by A.N. Hosking. 18p., cloth backed boards. New Rochelle: Mayflower Press, 1922. An essay on Stevenson's tobacco habit. One of 200 numbered copies. The extra proof of the portrait, intended for framing, has not been preserved. Presentation copy from Hosking.
New York: 1787. 4 pages, each two-page spread measuring 9.75 x 15.5 inches, New York, July 10, 1787. Written to his brother Lewis Morris about setting up the tobacco dynasty, in part: "...I send you a letter from our worthy brother Jacob whose misfortunes in the commercial line have compelled him to 'fly for shelter' to the fertile banks of the Susquehanna where he proposes settling...a farm of 3,000 acres..." Some paper loss from wax seal; chips affecting text on the outer margins. Good condition.
Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1978. Foreword by Michael D. Coe and Barbara A. Goodnight. Illustrated with many black & white figures and color photographs by the author. xxv + 233pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly chipped at edges, ink inscription on title page. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1978). A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Argentina: 1924. Typed letter in Spanish, signed "A.H. Roffo." Oblong 8vo, 1 page, 5.75 x 9 inches, March 12, 1924, on his very scarce "Instituto De Medicina Experimental" letterhead, sending salutations to his friend and distinguished doctor Alejandra Zorillo of San Martin, promising to send a photograph soon. Vertical fold; minor tear at the top right-hand margin; small stain. Very good(-) condition. Groundbreaking Argentine cancer doctor who made numerous trips to Europe in the 1920s, where he met Marie Curie...