TOBACCO. Books, manuscripts and drawings relating to tobacco from the collection of George Arents, Jr., on exhibition at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., April 1938.

Library of Congress Washington D.C., Washington D.C. 1938.


8vo., original printed wrappers. Some fraying to edges of wrappers, otherwise a very good copy.

The exhibition catalogue for the Arents collection on tobacco, "Mr Arents, whose family had for three generations had an interest in the culture and commerce of tobacco, chose tobacco as the theme of his collection. He began with the books dealing directlybwith it as a plant and a product; but soon widened his quest to include all references to it in literature."