International Connoisseur's Guide to Cigars: The Art of Selecting and Smoking

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Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Incorporated, 1996 - Antiques & Collectibles - 185 pages
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Here is the most convenient, expert and well-priced guide you'll find to tell you what cigars are available, how and where you can get them, and what the qualities are of each brand and variety. Like fine wines, exquisite cheeses, or the best caviars, a good cigar is something to be savored and appreciated with unabashed self-indulgence. Learn everything you have to know about the size, texture, age, and taste of cigars produced in America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. 200 cigar brands are itemized, described, analyzed, and assayed; 80 of them are photographed. The history of cigars is included, and a special section of profiles of famous cigar smokers--from Winston Churchill to Fidel Castro, from Groucho Marx to Lauren Hutton, from Jack Kennedy to Arnold Schwartzenegger--reveals their likes and dislikes.

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User Review  - JeroenBerndsen - LibraryThing

A nice introduction for the newbie cigar smoker. I enjoyed it very much back when I still smoked cigars. Getting to know a little bit more about it in an accessible book, nor more no less. Read full review

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