Book Description

London. Privately published by the Author. 1923. Very good card covers. Covers slightly worn and rubbed. Internally fine with ills by the author. Folding tables at rea of the book. Very scarce.
Dealer Notes
Tobacco originated in the Americas and was introduced to the Ottoman Turks by the Spanish. The Ottoman people over time developed their own method of growing and using tobacco.

Many of the early brands of cigarettes were made mostly or entirely of Turkish tobacco; today, its main use is in blends of pipe and especially cigarette tobacco.

Turkish tobacco is more suitable for cigarette production.[

Ad of Murad cigarettes by Rea Irvin in 1916
In the early 1900s, manufactures of Turkish and Egyptian cigarettes tripled their sales and became legitimate competitors to leading brands. The New York-based Greek tobacconist Soterios Anargyros produced the hand-rolled Murad cigarettes, made of pure Turkish tobacco
Author Constantinides T
Date 1923
Binding Card Covers
Publisher Privately Published
Illustrator Constantinides T
Condition Very Good
Pages 69

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