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  • The Cigar

    By Eric Deschodt

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783829010665
    • Publisher: Konemann
    • Published: November 1998
  • Cigar Aficionado's World of Cigars

    By Marvin Shanken

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781561388004
    • Publisher: Running Press
    • Published: October 1996
    The ideal gift for the enthusiast, offering tours of Cuba's cigar factories, profiles of famous aficionados like Groucho Marx, Fidel Castro and George Burns, a section on 'Cigars to indulge in at least once in a lifetime' andmuch more. Full color photos. 128p.
  • The Cigar Companion: A Connoisseur's Guide, Second Edition

    By Anwer Bati

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781561386574
    • Publisher: Running Press
    • Published: September 1995
  • Cigar Lover's Compendium

    By Lawrence Dorfman

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781599219370
    • Publisher: Lyons Press
    • Published: September 2010
    A guide to cigar facts, figures, and trivia includes coverage of buying, storing, lighting, and enjoying cigars, along with a state-by-state guide to cigar emporiums.
  • Complete Idiot's Guide to Cigars

    By Tad Gage

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781592575916
    • Publisher: ALPHA BOOKS
    • Published: January 2007
    For millions of men and women, it?s the ultimate pleasure ? From private parties to hip bars to posh gentlemen?s clubs, cigar smoking has become an eight billion dollar global pastime. But, like wine, a fine cigar requires dedicated study and tasting. Here?s the only comprehensive book on the subject, featuring all the information that novice and veteran cigar aficionados need. --New handy 6 X 9 format --Completely updated with the latest brands, product lines, and accessories --Features web-related cost-cutting tips --Step-by-step instructions for getting the most out of a cigar
  • The Cuban Cigar Handbook: The Discerning Aficionado's Guide to the Best Cuban Cigars in the World

    By Cider Mill Press

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781604336207
    • Publisher: Cider Mill Press
    • Published: May 2016
    The Most Definitive Guide to Cuban Cigars!Cuban cigars have long been considered the best cigars in the world. The Cuban cigar is an artform, with tobacco growers and hand-rollers as artists. Today, there are more than 200 Cuban cigars a diehard collector will seek out, no matter the price. THE CUBAN CIGAR HANDBOOK will highlight these same cigars and include the history of Cuban cigars, fun celebrity sidebars, and features on growers, hand-rollers, and producers.The night before President John F. Kennedy imposed the trade imbardo on Cuba, Kennedy ordered his press secretary to procure 1,200 H. Upmann brand petit corona Cuban cigars. After recieving the cigars, the president signed the order. Most Americans, however, did not store up their own personal stockpile. Now, with trade embargos lifted after more than fifty years, what was once the “forbiden fruit” of the American people is now open to the public.THE CUBAN CIGAR HANDBOOK is the perfect travel guide for cigar-loving Americans as they explore across new borders. 
  • GOOD CIGAR : A Celebration of the Art of Cigar Smoking

    By H. Paul Jeffers

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781558215160
    • Publisher: LYONS & BURFORD, PUBLISHERS
    • Published: October 1996
    Describes how cigars are made, why Cuban cigars are so popular, and the history of cigar smoking, offers advice on selection of humidors and cigar cutters, and lists celebrities who have taken up the habit
  • Habanos: The Story of the Havana Cigar

    By Nancy Stout

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780847820061
    • Publisher: Rizzoli
    • Published: October 1997
    Throughout the history of the cigar, the habano has been unequivocally considerd the pinnacle of smoking pleasure. This unparalleled quality of the Havana cigar has bound the idea of Cuba with its most coveted export, and has held the imaginations of aficionados around the world for 500 years.By way of explaining the enduring phenomenon known as the habano, author and photographer Nancy Stout journeys deep into the history and culture of a nation, beginning in the beautiful and often enigmatic capital of Havana, then striking out to one of the great plantations of the Vuelta Abajo, where the tobacco's delicate leaves grow under protective canopies, and to an agricultural collective in the Vuelta Arriba, where tobaco del sol thrives under Cuba's brilliant sun. Along the way she introduces us to the doctrinaire jefe of the Antonio Briones Montoto collective farm; a master grower whose family has been cultivating tobacco for more than 150 years; and a legendary cigar roller who gives a transfixing lesson in the art of rolling the perfect cigar.The pursuit of the story of the Havana cigar extends into time as well as space. Included is a thorough history of Cuban tobacco cultivation, beginning with Columbus's first voyage to the West Indies and chronicling Cuba's legacy of exploration, conquest, and struggle for economic and political indepedence.Habanos: The Story of the Havana Cigar is the ideal guide to that most potent symbol of luxury, disciplined craft, and, indeed, of Cuba itself.
  • Havana Legendary Cigars (Classics)

    By Charles del Todesco

    Our Price: $42.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781614282266
    • Publisher: Assouline Publishing
    • Published: May 2014
  • Holy Smoke

    By G. Cabrera Infante

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780571145942
    • Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited
    • Published: March 1988
    Using fact, fiction, fantasy, and puns, the author recounts the history of the cigar and the mores of cigar smoking and discusses the manufacture of cigars and the history of tobacco
  • Playboy: The Book of Cigars

    By Aaron Sigmond

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781616080235
    • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
    • Published: June 2010
    First I was forced to smoke cigars with Golden Age of Television icon Milton Berle, after that such luminaries such as Tom Selleck, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Jordan, Pierce Brosnan, Samuel L. Jackson, and Mel Gibson. Then I had to meet with centerfolds, work with Hef, and ...tour the world's finest tobacconists, cigar bars, and fabrica de tabacos in the Dominican Republic, Canary Islands, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, and, of course, Cuba. Sometimes I was forced to indulge in four five-course, cigar-pairing dinners with Michelin star chefs. All to spare you the living hell that was my research. After all that I need a drink and a nice smoke. Care to join me?"---Aaron Sigmond"A first-rate book ... [Sigmond] and I share a passion here. It comes through clearly in his book."---Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger "The book embodies sexy cigars and the Playboy lifestyle. It's the next best thing to a Playmate."---Lindsey Vuolo, Playboy Playmate of the Month, November 2001 "The coolest, most comprehensive, and best-looking book on stogies ever written. Aaron Sigmond is the `Puff Daddy' of cigars, and this book practically puts you in The Grotto, savoring an elegant Churchill or Robusto. Bravo!"---Bill Mccuddy, Media Critic, Forbes.com
  • They Satisfy: The Cigarette in American Life

    By Robert Sobel

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385129565
    • Publisher: Anchor Press/Doubleday
    • Published: January 1978
  • Tobacco in History: The Cultures of Dependence

    By Jordan Goodman

    Our Price: $48.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415116695
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: December 1994
    Revealing the complex web of dependence and relationships surrounding the controversial plant, a comprehensive survey of tobacco encompasses colonialism, consumerism, medical discourse, and multinational enterprise in its progression from food of the spirits to fatal epidemic. Reprint. IP.
  • Toscano Cigars

    By Enrico Mannucci

    Our Price: $37.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780847860821
    • Publisher: Rizzoli
    • Published: November 2017

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