Books: In Search of Pipe Dreams - Rick Newcombe

Product Number: 001-119-0002

Rick Newcombe has collected here in 267 pages, all of his writings on pipes and tobaccos, covering articles previously printed in Reason, Pipes and tobaccos, Pipe Friendly, The Pipe Collector and The Pipe Smoker's Ephemeris, as well as new material never before published. Mr. Newcombe writes in a unaffected, unpretentious style that is a delight to read, and touches on many aspects of pipe smoking and collecting, from Pipe Shops In Europe to Breaking In A New Pipe.

This is the new Sixth Printing, including new photos, a new cover and some new content, plus sixteen pages of new color photographs by famous Los Angeles-based photographer Robert Gardner. When we wrote the above review in 2004, though we loved the book, we had no idea what a huge success Mr. Newcombe's book would become. By number of copies, it has sold far more than any other book we carry.

Customer Reviews (4 Total)
Overall Rating:
4.50 out of 5 stars
Very Entertaining.
May 30, 2012
Product: Books In Search of Pipe Dreams - Rick Newcombe
I've never met the Author, but I feel as if I could pick him out of a room by his conversational mannerisms. His absolute enthusiasm for Pipes shines through each chapter. It is not a textbook of technical knowledge, so much as a homage to how Pipes ... Read More
Good Read
September 09, 2022
Product: Books In Search of Pipe Dreams - Rick Newcombe
A nice, easy read for anyone interested in pipes in general, thank you.
I thoroughly love this book.
December 02, 2019
Product: Books In Search of Pipe Dreams - Rick Newcombe
I am a fan of written works on my chosen obsession, and often read many online articles in a given week on the subject. This book has the dual quality of providing readings that I have seen before and offering them in a novel form while providing a s... Read More
Fun and Informative Reading
June 03, 2018
Product: Books In Search of Pipe Dreams - Rick Newcombe
Nice writing style. Reminds me a bit of Rick Hacker. I was happy to find mention of a pal of mine in one of the chapters. Worth the money.