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Title The Golden Trade
Reference Arents 152
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1623
Author(s) Jobson, Richard
Place of Publication London
Description Richard Jobson details his journeys to Ethiopia and travels up the Gambia River. This book is the first account, written by an Englishman, of African peoples smoking tobacco.
Document Type Printed Book, Journal
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Theme Exploration and Discovery; Art and Literature; Social Practice
Keywords consumption, consumer, manners and customs
Region Africa
Places Ethiopia
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 p. 97-99.
Copyright New York Public Library