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The Savoy Cocktail Book by  Harry Craddock - Signed First Edition - 1930 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140937772)

The Savoy Cocktail Book

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The Savoy Cocktail Book

by Craddock, Harry

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  • First
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London: Constable & Company, LTD, 1930. Signed Limited Edition. Very Good+. First edition, copy number 241 (of an unspecified amount) in the special limited edition, signed by Harry Craddock. First state text with number on title page, and Bacardi Cocktail eratta slip on page 25. Bound in publisher's quarter black cloth over screen printed linen covered boards, with gilt titles on spine. Very Good or better, with light edge wear and light dust-soiling. Pages toned and lightly foxed throughout. A classic of cocktail books, adorned with vivid Art Deco illustrations throughout. The signed limited edition has become quite scarce.


The now-classic prohibition era cocktail book, originally published in 1930 by Savoy Hotel in London.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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The Savoy Cocktail Book
Craddock, Harry
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Signed Limited Edition
Constable & Company, LTD
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Date Published
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Cocktails & Drinks;

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]
first state
used in book collecting to refer to a book from the earliest run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some... [More]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.

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