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Title Histoire du Tabac
Reference Arents 300 - d
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1716
Author(s) De Prade, Jean Royer
Place of Publication Paris
Description The author of this book was a strong advocate of tobacco. He provides a background of its history, refutes the health risks outlined by doctors and then details the supposed benefits of smoking and taking snuff.
Document Type Printed Book
Language French
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Theme Advertising and Consumption; Health and Welfare
Keywords consumption, consumer, disease
Region Europe
Places France, Paris
Additional Information For more information on this title, see: Tobacco: Its History. Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings in the Library of George Arents Jr, Together with an Introductory Essay, Glossary and Bibliographic Notes. Volume Two: 1615-1698 p388-390.
Copyright New York Public Library