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LETTER: The Smell of Old Books

The effort by Columbia University and the Morgan Library & Museum to record scents in old books and associated objects is a worthy project....A dictionary owned by Mark Twain still had a distinct aroma of tobacco in its pages. Twain, of course, was an in
New York Times
added Mar 28, 2017 00:16
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Rare Ty Cobb tobacco-brand baseball cards found

Seven rare, identical Ty Cobb baseball cards more than a century old were found weeks ago inside a torn paper bag on the floor a house...also came printed with his name on the reverse side, above the phrase "King of the Smoking Tobacco World."
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2016 22:39
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New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves

New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17
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[Maine] Monumental Trove of Rare Baseball Cards Set to Cross the Block on Proxibid

More than 100 years ago, a gentleman began collecting baseball cards that came with his packs of cigarettes. His impressive collection stayed in his family, and after all these years, it is finally being offered to the public. This century-old haul featur
Business Wire
added Jan 8, 2015 10:43
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[New York] Metropolitan Museum Opens Huge Show of Baseball Cards

Burdick was a simple-living bachelor from the Syracuse area who found distraction from his chronic arthritis in the collection and study of American cards and ephemera, including the baseball-theme trade cards produced by tobacco and candy companies.
New York Times
added Jul 12, 2013 16:33
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Comic Book Men Recap: Cigars, Auctions, And Weddings

A man entered the Secret Stash with five long boxes of comic books, thinking he was going to get five grand for them. However, the bags were yellow, and the comics smelled of smoke. Because of the cigar smoke damage, Walt was only able to offer $500 for t
Comicbook.com
added Oct 23, 2012 15:03
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[UK] Agatha Christie cigarette box available for nonquitters

once belonging to Agatha Christie, up for grabs at a Sotheby’s sale. The Christie case was given by the famed British novelist to saxophonist Bob Leeming as a present to express her gratitude.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:31
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[Philippines] Turning cigarette boxes into rosaries

Tempo (ph)
added Apr 7, 2012 00:00
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DESIGN & INTERIORS 8 Elegant Ashtrays

Smoking may have gone the way of ‘Mad Men,’ but good design never quits. Photo Maria Sanchez, $211, yoox.com. Credit Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi Photo Baccarat, $750, barneys.com. Credit Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi Photo Fundamental.Berlin, $80, shop-te
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2017 05:22
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[UK] Previously unseen letter from a Titanic passenger in which he expressed his regret that his wife and daughter were not with him goes up for auction

Simonius-Blumer had been playing cards in the smoking room until 11pm. He was in his stateroom at the time of the collision 'Here in the smoking room you can feel the propellers working, while in my cabin it is as quiet as in my room at home.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:15
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