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Tobacco, its history illustrated by the books, manuscripts, and engravings in the library of George Arents, Jr.

Collection Data

Brooks, Jerome E. (Jerome Edmund) (Author)
Nill, Anne M. (Author)
James MacDonald Co. (Binder)
Anthoensen Press (Printer)
Haddon Craftsmen, Inc. (Printer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1937 - 1952
Place: New York
Publisher: Rosenbach Co.
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: *KF+ 1937 (Arents, G. Tobacco)
Arents, George, 1875-1960 -- Library
Arents Tobacco Collection
Tobacco -- Bibliography
Tobacco -- History -- Bibliography
Tobacco industry -- Bibliography
Private libraries -- United States
Tobacco -- History
Ownership: Acc. 10356 (copy in Arents Ref.)
Ownership: 300 copies designed by Jerome E. Brooks and Richard Ellis and printed on specially made Ivory Archer Velvet Smooth paper from monotype MacKellar Caslon type. Cf. colophon, v. 4.
Content: Vols. 1-4 published 1937-1943; v. 5: 1952.
Content: Vol. 5 printed by the Anthoensen Press, Portland, Me.
Content: "Privately printed for George Arents"--Colophon, v. 4.
Content: In 1944, Arents' collection was acquired by The New York Public Library.
Content: The present catalog was supplemented 1958-1969 by: Arents Tobacco Collection. Tobacco, a catalogue of the books, manuscripts, and engravings, acquired since 1942 in the Arents Tobacco Collection at the New York Public Library, from 1507 to the present (New York : The New York Public Library, 1958-1969).
Content: Title page vignette (bookplate of George Arents, Jr).
Content: "Corrections": v. 4, p. 485; v. 5, p. 326-327.
Content: Copy in Pub. Cat.: Copy no. 99. East wall.
Content: Copy in *KAD+: Copy no. 39.
Content: Copy in *KF+: Copy no. 50.
Content: Copy in Arents 98-200: Copy no. 2. Binding: Dark red morocco, gilt, by Jas. MacDonald Co., N.Y. Shelved in Rm. 324.
Content: Copy in Arents 98-292: Copy no. 5. Shelved in Rm. 324.
Content: Copy in Arents Ref.+: Unnumbered. Vols. 1-4: annotated in ms.; copy used to prepare the index volume by Anne M. Nill (v. 5 of the set). Vol. 1 lacks t.p.
Physical Description
Extent: 5 v. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports., facsims. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13844678
Library of Congress Control Number: 37006507
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f675530-c60b-012f-adb7-58d385a7bc34
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