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Savoy Cocktail Book . by  Harry Craddock - Hardcover - First American - 1930 - from Omnivore Books (SKU: 0089)

Savoy Cocktail Book .

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Savoy Cocktail Book .

by Craddock, Harry

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  • hardcover
Condition
Cloth torn and repaired along front joint, rubbing to corners and extremities, a couple light spots to covers; contents lightly
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(Cocktails) Craddock, Harry. Savoy Cocktail Book . Illus. by Gilbert Rumbold. Cloth-backed silver pictorial boards. First American Edition. New York: Richard R. Smith, 1930.

Highlighted by the iconic art deco era artwork by Gilbert Rumbold, including an image of famed American bartender Jerry Thomas mixing his renowned "Blue Blazer" at the Metropolitan Hotel in New York, c.1850's. Featuring 750 of Craddock's most famous and popular cocktail recipes – from Slings to Smashes, Fizzes to Flips. Introduction to chapter on Wine by Colette. The true first edition of the American edition has a Bacardi Special Cocktail on page 25 (as this copy does). Cloth torn and repaired along front joint, rubbing to corners and extremities, a couple light spots to covers; contents lightly shaken, owner's name dated 1933 to front free endpaper, else very good.

Synopsis

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

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Details

Bookseller
Omnivore Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
0089
Title
Savoy Cocktail Book .
Author
Craddock, Harry
Illustrator
Gilbert Rumbold
Book condition
Used - Cloth torn and repaired along front joint, rubbing to corners and extremities, a couple light spots to covers; contents lightly
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Richard R. Smith
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1930
Keywords
Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer
Bookseller catalogs
Cocktails;

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About Omnivore Books

Omnivore Books is the Bay Area's only culinary bookshop featuring new, antiquarian, and collectible books on food and drink. Omnivore connects the past to the present by offering centuries of knowledge on growing, raising, and cooking food. We offer everything from 19th Century agricultural guides to how to start a kitchen garden in a 21st Century apartment.

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shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
New
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
First Edition
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