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1.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cigars (Complete Idiot's Guide To...)
by Tad Gage


MacMillan Distribution
Paperback - 352 pages
(October 1997)

$14.36
$3.59

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Smoke, Dec. 1997/Feb. 1998
The former publisher of The Compleat Smoker, Gage has compiled an unbelievably thorough trove of cigar data, from the growing process to cigar history, to lingo and accessories. With a foreword by Alyson R. Boxman, this book provides valuable tips about the best size, shape, and make for a new... Read more

2.   Cigar Aficionado's : Buying Guide : Ratings & Prices for More Than 1200 Cigars
by Marvin R. Shanken


Running Pr
Paperback - 464 pages
4th edition (April 1998)




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Avg. Customer Review:
3 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
This complete listing of more than 1200 cigars reviewed in CIGAR AFICIONADO magazine is an ultimate resource for cigar lovers. Each cigar is rated on a 100-point scale and listed along with its price, country of origin, type of tobacco, and description of strength and flavor. Also includes a... Read more

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Perelman's Pocket Cyclopedia of Cigars-1999 edition
by Richard B. Perelman(Introduction)


Perelman, Pioneer & Co.
Paperback - 820 pages
(December 7, 1998)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Book Description
The cigar authority. The annual, all-in-one guide to cigars marketed nationally in the United States! Read more

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The Cigar Connoisseur : An Illustrated History and Guide to the World's Finest Cigars
by Nathaniel Lande, Andrew Lande (Contributor)


Clarkson Potter
Hardcover - 240 pages
illustrate edition (November 1997)
$60.00
$42.00


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
An exquisitely produced introduction to the prestige item of the '90s, lavishly illustrated with rare art, covers five dozen of the best cigar brands in the world, accessories, etiquette, and more. A special double-gatefold spread shows 30 of the most popular cigar sizes. 340 full-color and 50... Read more

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Perelman's Pocket Cyclopedia of Cigars, 2000 edition
by Richard B. Perelman


Perelman, Pioneer & Company
Paperback - 756 pages
(December 1, 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Book Description
The Cyclopedia includes information on the more than 1,200 brands of cigars sold domestically in the United States today. The book contains a short description of each brand along with details on shape, size, length, as well as information on the kind of wrapper, filler and binder of each cigar. New... Read more

6.
Rudman's Complete Guide to Cigars
by Theo Rudman


Triumph Books
Paperback - 366 pages
Updated edition (October 1997)

$11.96
$2.99

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
With cigar bars and restaurants opening in all major cities, the number of new aficionados continues to grow. For this growing number of cigar smokers, expert Theo Rudman provides an incredible range of information, including directories, indexes, cross-references on cigars, ratings, and much more.... Read more

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The Havana Cigar : Cuba's Finest
by Charles Del Todesco, et al


Abbeville Press, Inc.
Hardcover - 224 pages
(April 1997)

$45.50
$19.50

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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Originally published in France, The Havana Cigar provides a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at Cuba's best-known export. Soon after Columbus arrived in the New World, tobacco became Cuba's crop of choice. Tobacco was so lucrative, the Spanish Crown imposed a monopoly on it in 1717. Havana's... Read more

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Cigar Aficionado's Cigars
by Marvin R. Shanken(Editor), Running Press


Running Pr
Hardcover
Miniature edition (March 1997)

$3.46
$1.49

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
A practical yet inspiring tome of quotes from cigar aficionados is combined with helpful tips and information and cigars. The book features a useful, fold-out ring gauge for measuring cigar diameters. Full-color illustrations. Read more

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The International Connoisseur's Guide to Cigars : The Art of Selecting and Smoking
by Jane Resnick, et al


Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
Hardcover - 192 pages
(October 1996)
$10.98

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
We have witnessed a reemergence of cigar culture--everyone is doing it, in popular movies, TV, and in the many cigar-friendly clubs which have sprung up. The International Connoisseur's Guide to Cigars is an authoritative guide to fine cigars from around the world. If you don't know a Cuban from a... Read more

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Cubans : The Ultimate Cigars
by William P. Mara


The Lyons Press
Hardcover - 176 pages
(September 1998)




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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
A comprehensive, affordable companion to the world's greatest cigars. of color photos. Read more

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The Art of Fine Cigars
by John-Manuel Andriote, et al


Bulfinch Pr
Hardcover - 111 pages
Gift edition (October 1996)

$10.46
$4.49

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
With the sudden proliferation of cigar clubs and smokers' nights, it seems like everyone who's anyone today is lighting up a puro supremo. This informative guide shows novice smokers how to savor every aspect of the cigar experience. Written in a friendly, informal tone, The Art of Fine Cigars will... Read more

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Blowing Smoke : Being a Compendium of Amusing Anecdotes, Witty Ripostes, and Lengthy Literary Passages on the Glories of the Cigar
by Mary Foley(Editor), Kevin Foley (Contributor)


Prima Pub (T)
Hardcover - 96 pages
(October 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, but this cigar book is decidedly not just another cigar book! It captures the wit and wisdom of cigar aficionados throughout history, from Columbus's crew to Sigmund Freud, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill and Groucho Marx. Read more

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The Amazing Cigar
by Giovanni Livera, et al


Magic Marketing Concepts, Inc.
Hardcover - 160 pages
(October 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Cigar Lovers, Spring 1998
Do you have any aspirations as an amateur prestidigitator? Do you want to be able to blow world-class smoke rings and impress your friends, family or significant other? How about animating cigars or converting you cigar lighter into a lie detector? This book meticulously explains one hundred tricks... Read more

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Shanken's Cigar Handbook : A Connoisseur's Guide to Smoking Pleasure
by Marvin R. Shaken, Marvin R. Shanken


Running Pr
Hardcover
(August 1997)

$17.46
$7.49

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
habano@ibm.net , April 26, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Don't even think about not having this book!
As a newcomer to the world of fine handmade cigars, I found in Shanken's Cigar Handbook a very comprehensive and cozy text. All the answers to the questions of fresh cigar aficionados are in there. Lots of great colorful pictures and cigar brand data too. Make this your reference book! Bill Cosby's... Read more

 


15.   Art of the Cigar Label
by Joe Davidson


Wellfleet
Hardcover
Orig. pub. 1989 edition (June 1996)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
A history of the growth of the tobacco and lithograph industry offers insights into values, collecting, identifying old cigar labels, and more, and is accompanied by hundreds of color photographs of historically significant labels. Read more

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The Cigar
by Barnaby Conrad


Chronicle Books
Hardcover - 131 pages
(November 1996)

$20.96


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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
The author of The Martini--an avid fan of cigars himself--has dedicated his new book to the poetic, historical, and artistic pursuit of this wonderful, timeless passion. Drawing upon examples from art, film, literature, and politics, The Cigar presents a lushly illustrated, fascinating social... Read more

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Nat Sherman's a Passion for Cigars : Selecting, Preserving, Smoking, and Savoring One of Life's Greatest Pleasures
by Joel Sherman, et al


Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 160 pages
(April 1998)




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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
The Shermans have been a tobacconists on New York's Fifth Avenue for almost 70 years. Here Joel Sherman gives us a book destined to become every cigar smoker's most indispensable companion. Overflowing with personal anecdotes and wisdom culled from Joel's 40 years of experience, A PASSION FOR CIGARS... Read more

18.   Cuban Cigar Tobacco : Why Cuban Cigars Are the World's Best
by Eumelio Espino Marrero, et al


Tfh Publications
Hardcover - 80 pages
(March 1997)

$13.96


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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
rubyz@ibm.net , July 4, 1999 4 out of 5 stars
A highly informative treatise on Cuban tobacco
Although not an exciting read, this book should greatly interest the die-hard cigar aficionado and the botanist alike; it contains wonderful photographs and information on traditional and newly developed tobacco varieties, diseases, processing and cultivation. Read more

 


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The Handmade Cigar : Collector's Guide & Journal
by Tom Connor, Jim Downey


Harpercollins
Hardcover - 128 pages
Limited edition (June 1997)




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Avg. Customer Review:
3 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
For the growing number of cigar aficionados comes this lavishly illustrated guidebook/journal, that provides space for the user to affix cigar bands and record vital statistics for the cigars they sample, such as draw, ring guage, flavor, and burn. The guide also features never-before-published... Read more

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Habanos : The Story of the Havana Cigar
by Nancy Stout(Photographer)


Rizzoli Publications
Hardcover - 208 pages
(October 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Historian/photographer/writer Nancy Stout reproduces a trove of historical literature and imagery surrounding the early manufacture and export of Havana cigars. Many beautiful cigar labels and art are reproduced here for the first time, as are related historical paintings, cartoons, and writings.... Read more

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Cigar Dossier
by Shawn M. Preston(Editor)


Mako Pub Inc
Hardcover
Reprint edition (May 1996)


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The author, Shawn M. Preston makopub@mindspring.com , February 8, 1999
Designed to track & rate your cigar experiences
The Cigar Dossier is a hardbound book designed to track and rate your cigar tastes, pricing and any notes associated with each cigar enjoyed. Within the rich ivory pages and burgundy ink is spacing to place your cigar band, write the brand name, size, wrapper and your own personal rating. An... Read more

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A Woman's Guide to Cigar Smoking : Everything You Need to Know to Be the Ultimate Cigar Aficionada
by Rhona Kasper


St Martins Pr (Trade)
Hardcover - 128 pages
1 Ed edition (March 1998)

$9.76
$4.19

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
In this fun, useful guide to what was once a men's-only luxury, cigar expert Rhona Kasper answers the burning questions on the lips of every sister who loves or longs to light up. With wit and more than a little attitude, she covers topics such as how to tell a quality cigar from a dud; how blend,... Read more

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The Good Cigar
by H. Paul Jeffers, et al


The Lyons Press
Hardcover - 224 pages
(October 1996)


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From Kirkus Reviews , August 1, 1996
Here's a guidebook for the new generation of affluent stogie enthusiasts. A vile habit to many, a delight to a happy few, cigars are increasingly alight. Misogynist or, lately, simply antisocial, smokers placidly ignore the fulmination of the cigar police for the inexplicable pleasure of wreathing... Read more

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Cigars : The Lifestyle, the Passion : Calendar 2000
by Yuri Polskiwsky


Cigars Unlimited Inc
Calendar - 24 pages
(September 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Cigars the Lifestyle the Passion is a year 2000 calendar. There are many artistic images of cigars and various cigar accessories throughout the calendar. It is a collector item which is stated on the cover. Read more

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The Sensible Cigar Connoisseur
by Jeff Camarda, et al


Franklin MultiMedia, Inc.
Paperback - 230 pages
1 Ed edition (1998)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From the publisher
At long last, the cigar boom has thrown off a book to really feast your eyes on. Jeff Camardas The Sensible Cigar Connoisseur is an uproariously funny guidebook to every important aspect of the hobby, from knowing what makes for a good cigar, to how to find and buy them at wholesale prices. Unlike... Read more

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