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Collecting Antiue Meerschaum Pipes Miniature to Majestic Sculpture 1850 1925 is an illustrated guide to the smoking utensils made of a mineral that has been used since at least the early 1700s and which is today still a popular material In the last decade a surge in interest in tobacco collectibles has already spawned many books on cigarette lighters cigar box labels and snuff boxes and bottles This book now comes at a

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