La Pipe by Bastien, c.1973, 9x11, unpaginated [estimate 150 pages], black/white and color, hardbound with dustjacket, Payot, Paris. French text throughout. This history of the tobacco pipe features 157 black/white & quality color photos of tobacco pipes and reproductions of early paintings/prints that depict early tobacco pipes. Includes some wonderful ceramic, metal, ivory & wood pipes from the UK, Europe and Asia, bibliography. [There are some reflections on the mylar dustjacket cover in the photo].
Condition: Very minor soil upper fore-edge otherwise Very Good in dustjacket that is chipped along entire upper edge with small strip missing at rear upper edge & short closed tear at rear lower edge.