Books: History of the Calabash Pipe, Second Edition
Product Number: 001-119-0017
Who else, but Gary Schrier, would write, and publish, entirely upon his own initiative, and largely out of a personal desire to simply see it done, a monograph on the history of one single, particular pipe design? As far as I know, no one. As Quixotic an endeavor as Schrier's History of the Calabash Pipe might initially sound, there's nothing irrational in the manner Gary has gone about researching and writing the book itself. Make no mistake, this is a thorough account of just about every imaginable aspect of the history and development of this utterly unique category of smoking instrument, touching on everything from the Calabash's popularity amongst fighters of the Anglo-Boer conflict to the finest modern collections - and all with a wealth of accompanying photographs.
Product: Books History of the Calabash Pipe, Second Edition
Equal parts military history, pipe folklore and collectors reference, this book has something for everyone. I knew I was in for a history lesson on the Boer war, but I didn't expect to see Alfred Dunhill and the early history of pipe design in Engla... Read Morend so masterfully woven into the tale. You will want a Calabash gourd pipe after reading this book! You also come away from the book with an even bigger love of pipes, and that is the true gift the author has given the reader. Read Less
Hours of Operation: Our website is always open and you can place an order at any time.
Phone/office hours are 9am-9pm US/Eastern (GMT -5:00) Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm on Saturdays, and 12pm-4pm on Sundays.
We reserve the right to verify delivery to cardholder via UPS. You must be 18 years or older
to make any selections on this site - by doing so, you are confirming that you are of legal
age to purchase tobacco products or smoking accessories. We will deny any order we believe has been placed by a minor.
WARNING: Smokingpipes.com does not sell tobacco or tobacco related products to anyone under the age of 18, nor do we sell cigarettes.