Up In Smoke
Cigars: people, places & pleasure
by Jonathan Futrell and Lisa Linder
Conran Octopus, LB Publishing, 1998, [First Edition], full-colour photographs throughout, hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 1850299870
Fine Condition, minor rubbing to edges and corners, minor edge and shelf wear to dustjacket
'Imbued with the romance of the tropics, atmospheric images profile the growing number of cigar bars and clubs enjoying unparalleled levels of popularity in the United States, France, Germany and Japan. Exclusive features on Las Casa del Habano in Paris, Tom Conran's Cow Bar in London and the Grand Havana Room in Los Angeles give an insight into today's cult of the cigar, dispelling any ideas of men in suits, personal pension plans and golden handshakes: here is a world of high fashion and sumptuous cool.
As with any fashionable trend, cigar-smoking has its own etiquette's and accessories: here, a thorough consumer guide takes you through the myriad styles and sizes, aromas and tastes, enabling you to find a cigar that suits your own particular style and size. To accompany this, a detailed look at the prerequisites of the modern smoker, from the exquisite leather cigar cases to guillotines, humidors and lighters. Simply do not buy without first consulting Up In Smoke.'