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The book of snuff and snuff boxes

Mattoon Monroe Curtis

The book of snuff and snuff boxes

by Mattoon Monroe Curtis

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Published by Bramhall House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snuff boxes and bottles.,
  • Snuff.,
  • Tobacco.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mattoon M. Curtis ; with 119 rare and unusual reproductions of snuff boxes in varicolored gold, silver, ivory, and precious woods and stones.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p., [58] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16706159M

    One of the more functional types of decorative boxes is the snuff box. Snuff boxes are made in pocket sizes – holding a few grammes for immediate consumption – and as larger, table boxes. Whilst snuff does not enjoy the popularity it once did, it is gradually re . Tobacco comes to Europe --Early snuff containers --The golden age of the snuff box --French boxes of the eighteenth century --Eighteenth-century English gold & silver boxes --Substitutes for gold & silver in England --Snuffing utensils in Scotland in the eighteenth century --Eighteenth-century Scandinavian boxes --German eighteenth-century.

    The difference between s snuff box and a pill box. Friendlyman Member. August in Snuff Accessories. So I wanted to have a nice looking snuff box. But I guess I thought if I'll go on eBay I'll find a bargain or two. Now once you start you can't stop and you end up with some thing's. This is a reproduction of a library book that was digitized by Google as part of an ongoing effort to preserve the information in books and make it universally accessible. review of snuff, snuff-boxes, snuff-shops, snuff-takers and snuff-papers ; with the moral and physical effects of snuff, by.

    Snuff Boxes Europeans first began snorting snuff, the pulverized form of tobacco, in the early seventeenth century, and within one hundred years it was widely used by men and women alike. Snuff boxes, tiny decorative containers for the powdered herb, became a symbol of vanity and fashion and an important part of the ritual of using snuff. Get the best deals on Collectible Snuff Boxes when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite Antique Carved Miniature Small Book Snuff Pill Box Tobacco. $ $ shipping. or Best Offer. Watch. EARLY S ERA CARVED HORN SNUFF BOX WITH Brass Hinge And Pins. $ $


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The book of snuff and snuff boxes by Mattoon Monroe Curtis Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book begins with chapters on the history of tobacco- namely chapters on tobacco in aboriginal America, its introduction, in Europe, European opposition to tobacco, modes of production and consumption of snuff, the form and matter of containers, collecting snuff containers 5/5(2).

The Book of Snuff and Snuff Boxes: With rare and unusual reproductions of snuff boxes in varicolored gold, silver, ivory, and precious woods and stones Hardcover – by Mattoon Monroe Curtis (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions5/5(1).

The Book of Snuff and Snuff Boxes Hardcover – January 1, by Mattoon Monroe Curtis (Author)5/5(2). The Book of Snuff and Snuff Boxes: With Rare and Unusual Reproductions of Snuff Boxes in Varicolored Gold, Silver, Ivory, and Precious Woods and Stones by Mattoon M.

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The Book of Snuff and Snuff Boxes by MATTOON M. CURTIS Formerly Professor of Philosophy, Western Reserve University and member 'Royal Society of Arts, London. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. The Story of Snuff and Snuff Boxes Mattoon Monroe Curtis Snippet view - The Book of Snuff and Snuff Boxes Mattoon Moore Curtis Snippet view - The book is produced in Japan with the same high quality to ensure the superb feel of the original edition.

Each copy is hand-numbered. It covers snuff bottles made of all the various precious materials and discussed the fundamentals of collecting and details of the symbolism, motifs, reign marks, and by: 3. Written inthe book has sections on snuff and snuff-boxes on pages of the PDF (pages in the original page numbering).

Snuff & Snuff-Takers by George T. Fisher - Written in a humorous style, this book fromcovers the history of snuff, it varieties, methods of snuffing, and a lot more. One popular snuff was Madame Grandmaison’s Martinique, a snuff named for the Caribbean island where it was manufactured.

It was sold in long-necked bottles, required moistening before use, and possessed a slight perfume and mild character.

Penalvar, an equal mixture of impalpable powder and red earth. Snuff House Library. Digital copy of "The Book Of Snuff And Snuff Boxes" by Mattoon M.

Curtis. Snuff box in parliament and a look at SG old mill. 27 Likes views 16 comments 0 points Most recent by HR_pufnsnuff April Snuff House Library. Because of a Pinch of Snuff. Book description. Cassie Wright, porn priestess, intends to cap her legendary career by breaking the world record for serial fornication on camera, with six hundred men.

Snuff unfolds through the perspectives of Mr.Mr. 72, Mr.and Wright's personal assistant, Sheila. With his satirical narrative and thorough research, Chuck Palahniuk reveals through these four characters the little Author: Chuck Palahniuk.

THE HISTORY OF SNUFF. The history of man's needs and the experiments he has made towards stimulating his senses artificially doubtless stretches back more than ten millennia - back into the realms of unrecorded civilizations. However more recently, and by this I mean to refer to the 17th to the 21st Century,we can examine in detail the history.

Snuff Boxes and Snuff Bottles certainly qualify as items smaller than a bread box, and they can be quite valuable. Today, I'll focus mainly on snuff boxes. Snuff, used for many centuries, is a tobacco that is ground into a very fine powder.

It’s sniffed through the nose, tucked behind the lip, or tucked inside the : Daryle Lambert. Value of Antique Snuff Boxes. The most valuable snuff boxes are worth more than one million dollars.

However, the majority of snuff boxes will be worth less than $1, There is no price guide for snuff boxes. Due to the long time period for which they were made and used, and based on the variety of makers and materials, it is truly impossible.

Snuff Box Identification and Authentication. All that glitters is not gold, and everything that is a box is not a snuff box. The first step in valuing a snuff box is to properly identify it as a snuff box. There are no hard and fast rules for what definitively identifies a box as a snuff box.

GEORGE WASHINGTON SNUFF BOX Rare Trumbull Portrait Image: COPENHAGEN SNUFF BOX Early paper mache premium.

AGATE SNUFF BOX Beautiful Striped Stones. SALE $ WASHINGTON MATCH SAFE SALE $ High Relief Brass Bear Match Safe MATCH SAFE REDUCED. SALE $ Sterling Silver Nathaniel Mills. respective snuff-boxes, for the box is often as worthy of a chat as the snuff inside it.

The pair, having, as one might say, become snuff-brothers, will recognise each other if they chance to meet again, and will at once offer each other a friendly pinch, even if it means crossing the saloon bar to do it.

As for snuff-boxes, these are always a. The Monk of Calais () by Angelica Kauffman, depicting Pastor Yorick exchanging snuffboxes with Father Lorenzo " a horn snuff box in his hand, he presented it open to me.—You shall taste mine—said I, pulling out my box and putting it into his hand.". Vintage Brass Book Shape Box Old Hand Carving Vesta box / stamp holder - Collectible Trinket Box / Snuff Box - Brass Needle Box G MyIndianArtGallery 5 out of.

(One royal prince was noted for using twelve snuff boxes – daily – a different box for each of his twelve favored snuff blends.) Other collector-pleasers: snuff boxes featuring a family crest, and “common man” snuff boxes (inexpensive then, not at all inexpensive now) embellished with a silver coin pinpointing the date of manufacture.Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books There are english snuff box for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average.

The most common english snuff box material is metal. The most popular color? You guessed it: silver.First published inTHE CARDINAL'S SNUFF-BOX is the first of Henry Harland's "Catholic" novels after his conversion in A charming and witty romance set in turn-of-the-century Italy, SNUFF-BOX tells the story of Peter Marchdale, an English novelist who takes a small villa in the Lombard countryside for the purposes of getting some serious writing done/5.