Memphis, Tennessee: n.d. Card Covers. Mid-Century tobacco advertising booklet. Foolscap 8vo (138 x 76mm): note pad shaped as a can of snuff, 24 blank ruled pages, excepting advertising text at center and inside covers. Original illustrated card covers. Provenance: Fred Board, collector of odd and unusual books, with his neat pencil note on final leaf. About Fine. Fine-. Item #BB2427
Promotional booklet advertising Dental Scotch Snuff, "a very mild snuff, carrying a slight smoky but good tobacco flavor," manufactured by the American Snuff Company, a subsidiary of Reynolds American. American Snuff was founded in 1900, but its records go back to the Revolutionary War era, when it operated as a snuff mill, beginning in 1782. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books and ephemera in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).