1832 1st ed Nicotiana Smokers Companion Cigars Cigarettes Smoking TOBACCO Poetry

MELLER, Henry James

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“Weed of the strange power, Weed of the earth

Killer of dullness- Parent of mirth;

Come in the sad hour, Come in the gay,

Appear in the night, or in the day:

Still thou art welcome, As June’s blooming rose,

Joy of the palate, Delight of the nose.” ­

– Meller, Nicotiana

 

A rare first edition of “Nicotiana” a smoker’s manual. This book deals with types of smoking, medicinal qualities of tobacco, and the botanical cultures of tobacco. There is also a small section of original poems written about tobacco.

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1832 1st ed Nicotiana Smokers Companion Cigars Cigarettes Smoking TOBACCO Poetry

 

“Weed of the strange power, Weed of the earth

Killer of dullness- Parent of mirth;

Come in the sad hour, Come in the gay,

Appear in the night, or in the day:

Still thou art welcome, As June’s blooming rose,

Joy of the palate, Delight of the nose.” ­

– Meller, Nicotiana

 

A rare first edition of “Nicotiana” a smoker’s manual. This book deals with types of smoking, medicinal qualities of tobacco, and the botanical cultures of tobacco. There is also a small section of original poems written about tobacco.

 

Item number: #791

Price: $350

 

MELLER, Henry James

 

Nicotiana, or, The smoker’s and snuff-taker’s companion : containing the history of tobacco ; culture, medical qualities and the laws relative to its importation and manufacture: with an essay in its defence. The whole elegantly embellished and interspersed with original poetry and anecdotes, being intended as an amusing and instructive volume for all genuine lovers of the herb

 

London : Effingham Wilson, 1832. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 36, xiii, vi[i.e-3], 128
  • Binding: tight and secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

 

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Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

MELLER, Henry James

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete