Books: Of Pipes and Men

Product Number: 001-119-0056

Of Pipes and Men by Larry Gosser and Mark Irwin overviews 25 historic pipe-smoking icons — including Jacques Cousteau, Albert Einstein, Greta Garbo, Jackie Kennedy, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien — detailing their lives and legacies in one-page summaries accompanied by individualistic illustrations.

With playful prose and comic-style artwork, Of Pipes and Men tastefully and informatively combines the illustrative prowess of Larry Gosser, an illustrator whose accomplishments include work for Peterson of Dublin as well as a licensed Classic Popeye art-print series, with the literary acumen of Mark Irwin, well known pipe blogger and co-author of The Peterson Pipe: The Story of Kapp & Peterson. It's an ideal resource for every pipe smoker, elevated by quick and easy organization, brief yet detailed biographies, quick wit, and a stylish aesthetic.

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Customer Reviews (2 Total)
Overall Rating:
4.75 out of 5 stars
Awesome Artwork
August 30, 2023
Product: Books Of Pipes and Men
This isnot only very informative but the artwork is amazing. A great collaboration by Marl and Larry. This is a must have!!!
Fun and Informative, Worth a Read
February 03, 2022
Product: Books Of Pipes and Men
Don't be put off by the comic book appearance of this volume. This collection of briar-ographies is well-written and wonderfully illustrated. You'll learn something new about each of the 25 pipe smoking icons profiled in this book. If you have some ... Read More