Savoy Cocktail Book .
by Craddock, Harry
- 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.
The now-classic prohibition era cocktail book, originally published in 1930 by Savoy Hotel in London.
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- Savoy Cocktail Book .
- Craddock, Harry
- Gilbert Rumbold
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- Used - Cloth torn and repaired along front joint, rubbing to corners and extremities, a couple light spots to covers; contents lightly
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- First American
- Richard R. Smith
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- Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer
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