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The most popular books

List of publications of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum

title, description

price in Euro

Marks of Dutch Clay Pipes from Gouda

Merken van Goudse pijpenmakers 1660-1940
Marks of Dutch Clay Pipes from Gouda

727 marks of Gouda pipemakers including their names and dating. This book primary serves to be used in the field for quick dating of pipefinds. The complete survey of makers' marks is listed below.

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128 pages, over 700 illustrations

€ 20,-

The Dutch Clay Tobacco Pipe, manual for dating and determination

De Nederlandse kleipijp, handboek voor dateren en determineren
The Dutch Clay Tobacco Pipe, manual for dating and determination

Manual for dating and identifying the Dutch clay tobacco pipe. The book presents the development of shapes, marks and decorations. In the back it introduces a new, so-called deductive datingsystem, now gnerally applied in the Netherlands. Indispensable for reference. In 1988 the book was rewarded by the Royal Academy of Sciende.

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160 pages, 800 drawings and photographs, English summary

€ 50,-

De tabakspijp als Oranje-propaganda
The Tobacco Pipe as a commemorative Advertisement

The tobacco pipes as a medium for propaganda on the House of Orange, the Dutch royal family. The first complete survey of commemorative pipes and their social meanings, covering the long periode from 1630 to 1990. Next to listing, all the pipes are also discussed towards their technical merits their target group as well as their popularity.

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144 pages, 125 photographs

€ 20,-

Royal Goedewaagen, a versatile ceramic factory

Koninklijke Goedewaagen (1779-1982),
een veelzijdig ceramisch bedrijf
Royal Goedewaagen, a versatile ceramic factory

Reference work on the famous Dutch factory of pipes and ceramics: Royal Goedewaagen. In two hunderd years this small family buisiness in clay pipes expanded to a large factory producing ceramics (artwork and utility ware) alongside the claypipes. The products are discussed in the scope of history, sodial backgrounds, design and economic possibilities. Richly illustrated with historical pictures and products.

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224 pages, 324 photographs, 171 marks

€ 55,-

Pipe Catalogue of Goedewaagen from 1906

Firma P. Goedewaagen & Zoon, Fabrikantencatalogus uit 1906, voorzien van historische inleiding en naamregister
Pipe Catalogue of Goedewaagen from 1906, including historic introduction and extensive nomenclature with descriptions

Reprint of the extensive pipe catalogue of 1906 illustrating several hundreds of clay pipes. The index gives unique information on the original names, the retail prices at the time and production period. Don Duco presents his knowledgeble view on the development of the assortment of this famous Dutch pipe factory.

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126 pages, 461 pipes illustrated

€ 30,-

25 Eeuwen roken

Dutch version of the book below.

For more information on this book in Dutch, see our Dutch website;
go to HOME (at the bottom of this page) and choose the Dutch flag.

80 pages, 120 photographs

€ 15,-
The Intriguing Design of Tobacco Pipes The Intriguing Design of Tobacco Pipes

Overview of smoking culture all over the world, illustrated in full-colour: a beautiful source of information ever cited on practically every kind of pipe to be found in the world! Also to be regarded as the catalogue of the extensive collection of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum.

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80 pages, 120 photographs

€ 18,-
The pipe-makers in Gouda, their marks and ordinances Merken en merkenrecht van de pijpenmakers in Gouda
The pipe-makers in Gouda, their marks and ordinances

Profound study into the history of the pipemakers mark over three centuries, easily accessible with the English summary of each chapter. The complete list of over 1,000 Gouda pipe marks, all illustrated with their variations, holds also the names of the makers working on these marks, including their dating. The ultimate instrument to date Dutch clay pipes and identify them onto the individual maker. 5 Registers for easy reference.

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260 pages, 1,700 marks, large size (29x29 cm), hardcover

€ 55,-
Century of Change, final florish and ultimate fall of the European Clay pipe

Century of Change, final florish and ultimate fall of the European Clay pipe

Unique study of the design of clay pipes in the periode 1830 to 1940, based on the rare catalogues of the producers. The book discuss the most intersting era of the history of the tobacco pipe: a century in which the figural pipebowl comes to an unknown florish, followed by a decline of the craft. This evaluation is infuenced by aspects of fashion, smoking habits, economy and politics. Illustrated with over 300 pages from authentic pipe catalogues.

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192 pages, 363 illustrations, full English text

€ 50,-
Opium and Opium Smoking, a source book

Opium & opiumschuiven, een bronnenboek
Opium and Opium Smoking, a source book

Opium and opium smoking is an intriguing and beloved subject. The book is a source book on the subject based on all international literature. It starts with the cultivation of the papaver to the production of opium. The role of opium in the history of the world is shown in the trade and policy, with as climax the two Chinese Opium Wars. Also attention is payed to the use of opium: from the lonely smoker to the luxourious opium den. Never before the opium pipe and its paraphernalia were treated so thouroughfully. Material, symbolism and craftmenship are part of the Chinese applied art. Altogether, a source book on all aspects of opium.

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256 pages, 236 illustrations

€ 30,-
Pagina uit Pijpelijntjes met bespreking van pijpen van de firma Gambier. Pijpelijntjes

Magazine edited by the former Pijpenkabinet museum, now Amsterdam Pipe Museum, from 1975 till 1985 containing numerous articles on tobacco pipes, with special attention to clay pipes. Bound edition in blue buckram with gilt lettering.

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446 pages, hundreds of illustrations, extend index

€ 95,-

Books can be ordered by e-mail. Please mail your order including your postal adress. You will receive a confirmation stating the availability of the named books and the price including package and postage.

After reception of the payment due, the books are send tot the indicated address.

Please use the following codes for bank reference

Bank: ING 310.40.88

BIC: PSTBNL21

IBAN: NL56 PSTB 0003 1040 88

attn: Amsterdam Pipe Museum - Stichting Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam, Holland

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