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THE SAVOY COCKTAIL BOOK. Compiled by Harry Craddock of the Savoy Hotel, London. Decorations by Gilbert Rumbold by CRADDOCK. HARRY. Compiles

Constable & Company, Ltd. London. 1930. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Illustrated and lettered throughout in blue, black, green, yellow, orange, brown and red. Finely bound in recent full purple morocco binding. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled and …

From Paul Foster Books


All About Coffee by Ukers, William H

New York: The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935. Small stout quarto, 832 pages, with more than 800 illustrations, maps and diagrams, some in full color. Second, edition, revised. At the time of the book's original publication in 1922, The New York…

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


Café Royal Cocktail Book by Tarling, W.J. [compiler]

London: Pall Mall Ltd, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Carter, Frederick. 8vo. "Coronation Edition". Unpaginated. Original blue cloth. Scarce signature and inscription by Tarling, W.J. on f.f. endpaper. Edges slightly rubbed with light bumping …

From Minotavros Books


The Art of Blending and Compounding Liquors and Wines. Showing how all the favorite brands and various grades of whiskeys brandies wines &c &c are prepared by dealers and rectifiers for the trade giving directions for making all the ingredients used in their preparation. And valuable information concerning Whiskeys in Bond by Fleischman, Joseph

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 18 Ann Street, 1885. Octavo, 68, [4], pages. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION. Contains detailed information on blending to create imitations of popular spirits, but also recipes for bitters, cordials, essences, syrup…

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The Official Mixer's Manual by Duffy, Patrick Gavin

New York: Ray Long & Richard Smith, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Ray Long & Richard Smith, 1934: First Edition. Hardcover with ring binder interior. Very Good. First page is detached from rings. Pages are toned. Light scu…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


Golden Tips. A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry. / by Henry W. Cave, ... Illustrated from Photographs by the Author by Cave, Henry William (1854- )

London : Sampson Low, Marston and Co., 1900. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked period decorated cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tig…

From MW Books Ltd.


Bacchus Behave: The Lost Art Of Polite Drinking (First Printing In Dust Jacket, Inscribed By Author) by Whitaker, Alma [Dj Blurbs By Rupert Hughes, Clark Gable, Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Tom Mix, And Cecil B. De Mille]

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1933. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good DJ. 140 Pp. Illustrated Pink Boards. A Fine Example, Just A Hint/Touch Of Rubbing At Two Lower Tips. Dj With Slight Fading Along Spine [Spine Is Pink And Blue Only,…

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife by Mary Holland

Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown hal…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA



Macmillan and Co. London. 1921. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (8.9 x 7.1 inches). Issued as a de luxe, large paper limited edition, signed by the Author beneath the limitation notice, one year after the smaller first edition of the book. A fine, bright, u…

From Paul Foster Books


Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Recipes. BEekman3-5420. [title from cover] by [Rios, Agustin (compiler)]

[Havana, Cuba: F. Diaz], 1940. Small stapled booklet (9.5 x 6.5 cm.), [32] pages (including price list at center). Issued without the title page, otherwise found in other issues), and without the portraits or biography of the founders. ~ A later, apparen…

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The Book of Tea, by Kakuzo Okakura, with Introduction and Notes by Hiroshi Muraoka by Okakura, Kakuzo

Tokyo : Kenkyusha, 1979. First Edition. Very good copy in the original title-printed, stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornere…

From MW Books Ltd.


DEL BEVER CALDO COSTUMATO DA GLI ANTICHI ROMANI. Trattato d'Antonio Persio. Nel quale si pruova con l'historia, & essempio de gli antichi, & con la ragione, che il bere fatto caldo al fuoco, e di maggior giovamente, by PERSIO, Antonio.:

In Venetia, Gio. Battista Ciotta, 1593.. & forse anche gusto, che non e il freddo hoggidi usato. FIRST EDITION 1593, Italian text, small 8vo, approximately 165 x 110 mm, 6½ x 4¼ inches, printer's pictorial device on title page, decorated woodcut initi…

From Roger Middleton


NEW GUIDE FOR THE HOTEL, BAR, RESTAURANT, BUTLER AND CHEF. Being a Hand Book for the Management of Hotel and American Bars, and the Manufacture of the Principal New and Fashionable Drinks cookery by BACCHUS & CORDON BLEU [LEBOUR-FAWSSETT, Emilie]

London, William Nicholson and Sons, [1885].. Hotel & restaurant cookery, as now practised, with the newest entrees and dishes. FIRST EDITION, in 2 parts, Preface dated 1885. FIRST PART BY BACCHUS. Treats of Home Brewing; The Manufacture of Wines, Spirit…

From Roger Middleton


Complete Mixing Guide, Revised from 1912 & 1936, Small Pamphlet Like that you Flip Open to Read, Containing a full List of Formulas for making all Standard Mixed Drinks, Carefully Compiled & Alphabetically Arranged, by Edited by James E. Hickey, by Appointment

Angostura-Wuppermann, NY, 1939. SOFTCOVER, UNDATED BUT EARLY, 1939 ? , VG/VG-, AS-IS, Softcvr Wraps, SMALL Grey with Booze Bottle on Front CVR , Some margin stains & tiny dog ears interior pgs, 43/4 X 2 1/2 in. 64 PGS, PRACTICAL HINTS FOR BARMAN, …



Destilerias Hilario Botella. Jativa. Catalogo General by [Trade catalogue - Spanish spirits bottles; Destilerias Hilario Botella]

[Barcelona: Encuardernaciones Patentadas Spirax Sol; Papeles de Estano-Barna, 1920. Booklet, spiral-bound along top edge (17 x 13 cm.), 58 leaves, printed rectos only. Illustrated throughout in chromolithography. Title from cover. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A…

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