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Petits et Grands Verres; Choix des Meilleurs Recettes de Cocktails by Laboureur, Suzanne

Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1927. First Edition. Very Good. [ca 1927]: Undated, assumed first edition. Original stiff card wrappers, in Very Good+ condition. Front and rear hinges are fragile. Light foxing to edge of page blocks, and end papers. Light rubbin...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$500.00


Beverage Literature: A Bibliography by NOLING, A.W

Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1971. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Octavo. 865 pp. Cloth. Front hinge weak, a worn, good only copy with extensive notes and markings in the text. Ex-James Gabler, used extensively by him in the compilation of his fine...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$225.00


Modern Yeasting & Distillation by Norton, Charles

Chicago, Ill: [Mitchell, Larimer & Titus, printers], 1911. Octavo (22 x 15 cm.), 68 pages. Illustrated. Index. FIRST EDITION. A "work on the manufacture of whiskey and alcohol..." by the Director of Chicago's Distillers and Rectifiers Institute. With dia...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$350.00


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...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$300.00


Ceylon Tea: Product of European Exploitation! by [AMERICA LATINA] [CHICANO MOVEMENT - GRAPHICS & ORIGINAL ART] [POSTERS] GARCIA, Rupert

San Francisco, 1972. Paperback. A seminal work by the provocative Bay Area printmaker who is perhaps the best-known figure among the wave of San Francisco Chicano artists who came to prominence in the decade of the Seventies. This is one of Garcia's best...

From Lorne Bair Rare Books

$2,000.00


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. by BACCHUS & CORDON BLEU [LEBOUR-FAWSSETT, Emilie]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY.:

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. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY BY BOTH AUTHORS WITH THEIR PSEUDONYMS, ON ORIGINAL ENDP...

From Roger Middleton

£1,800.00


Set 'Em Up. Illustrated by John Rupe. Published by a Punch-Drunk Author who Still Hasn't Learned his Lesson by Madden, Joe (the Markee)

New York: the author/Cornwall Press, 1939. Octavo, 136 pages. FIRST EDITION of this third installment of self-published barroom tales from Joe Madden. All of the the dust jacket blurbs are supplied by Joe Madden. Madden's bartending world is rough and tu...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$250.00


Bar Florida Cocktails by La Bar Florida

Havana: United Press, 1937. Softcover. Very Good. 72 pp. Cocktail recipes printed in Spanish and English. Very Good. Light stain to front cover, general wear and some creasing throughout and short tear at base of spine. A promotional cocktail recipe gui...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$400.00


How to Mix Good Drinks by Hiram Walker and Sons

Walkerville, Ontario: Hiram Walker and Sons, 1941. 16th Edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. [undated] 12 pp. Small, brown printed wraps. In Very Good+ to Near Fine condition. Light handling creases, faint edge wear. A very scarce cocktail related pamphlet and...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$250.00


True Fruit Soda Fountain Requisites: Descriptive catalogue and formula book by [Trade catalogue - soda fountain]; J. Hungerford Smith Co

Rochester, N.Y.: J. Hungerford Smith Co, 1908. Stapled booklet (19 x 14 cm.), [28] pages. Illustrated. Printed in chromolithograph throughout. Date from interior panel of front wrapper. FIRST EDITION of this trade catalogue of flavored syrups for soda fo...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$250.00


The Bon Vivant's Companion: Or, How to Mix Drinks by Thomas, Jerry; Asbury, Herbert [ed. & intro.]

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1928; no later printings indicated; li, [1], 169, [1]pp. Ex-library hardcover with label on spine, light stamp on top edge of page block, stamp on front paste-down, lab...

From The Book House in Dinkytown

$225.00


What About Wine? All The Answers By Andre L. Simon by Simon, Andre L

London: Newman Neame, 1953. First Edition, First Printing . Boards. Fine Book/Near Fine DJ. Wood Engravings By David Gentleman. 56 Pp. Beige Boards, Gilt. A Bright, Clean First Printing, From The Library Of Food And Wine Expert Robert L Balzer, A Friend...

From Arroyo Seco Books

$250.00


The Gun Club Drink Book,: Being a More or Less Discursive Account of Alcoholic Beverages, Their Formulae and Uses, Together With Some Observations on the Mixing of Drinks by Browne, Charles

Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. This specific hardback book is in very good condition with a hard board cover that has sharp edges/corners with minimal bumping or scuffing and has a tight intac...

From Dr. Bookman - All Books Shipped in Cardboard

$252.98


Quiet Drinking by Virginia Elliott

Vintage mixology book/bartender's guide - "QUIET DRINKING" - A Book of Beer, Wines & Cocktails and What to Serve With Them, by Virginia Elliott. 1933 1st Edition, 2nd Printing (stated); Harcourt, Brace and Company; New York.Condition:Light soiling to cove...

From CraigsClassics

$175.00


The Manufacture of Liquors, Wines, and Cordials, Without the Aid of Distillation. Also the Manufacture of Effervescing Beverages and Syrups, Vinegar and Bitters. Prepared and Arranged for the Trade by Lacour, Pierre

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, no. 18, Ann Street, 1885. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), 312 [2] pages. Publisher's advertisements. Index, really a table of contents. Later printing; originally published by R. Craighead (New York) in 1853. Perhaps the mo...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$900.00


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