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“One cannot get any closer to the gentle art of smoking. Richard Carleton Hacker has explored every conceivable aspect of our craft and has enabled all serious pipe smokers in the world to gain knowledge of smoking history as well as current innovations. I thank him for his tremendous contribution; long may it continue.”



“Mr. Hacker’s enthusiasm is infectious...a very entertaining, useful book which details all the nuts and bolts, tobaccos, reamers and humidors of pipe-smoking, pipe-buying, pipe-collecting and pipe-caring. Even the long-time friend of pipe smoking will be amused because Hacker’s effort has produced an exhaustive resource for experienced pipe smokers, full of anecdotes...fine points of collecting and so on.”

“Fire up your favorite briar and take the day off. The King of Smoke is back....a delightful read, covering many new developments in the world of pipes.



“Richard Carleton Hacker seems to have written The Ultimate Pipe Book...All his sentences, and chapters are shot through with love for the pipe, its history, its use, and the aura which surrounds pipe smoking. While the many practical tips certainly make the book attractive for new generations of pipe smokers...there is also plenty to interest the connoisseur...The author speaks a great deal of good sense.”


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