When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba

Woon, Basil

Published by Horace Liveright, 1928
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The Global Cary Collection is hereby presenting the finest copy in the world of this never before seen as 'mint' a copy of the ultra~rare title: 'When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba' in a glorious, near pristine shell pink & caribbean turquoise (non priced~clipped $2.50) dust jacket designed by "Sugar" 1st Ed pub. October, 1928~ Rear panel reads: 'Not a guide book, but a guide to the delightful sights and sounds, cocktails and cockfights, scenery and senoritas in the tropical luxuriance of Cuba!~ Furthermore, inside fly leaf reads: 'Rum, roulette and racing; sugar, cigars and senoritas~ these are the ingredients of this effervescent picture of what the tourist does in Cuba, what he sees, and what he drinks! 2nd paragraph: First, as to what he drinks. Mr. Woon gives the real recipe of the Daiquiri as given to him by Facundo Bacardi himself, maker of "the rum that cured a king and pickled a nation."~ Contents include: (284) ppg replete with (23) chapters & (16) illustrations including: Havana Races at Oriental Park & The Havana American Jockey Club!~ Cheers! Ps: Incredibly, we also have an unheard of, 2nd Ed pub. November, 1928 in only a slightly less pristine dj @ $5,500.~ The Cary Collection markets the finest rare mixology biblio archive in the world!~ Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba
Publisher: Horace Liveright
Publication Date: 1928
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition..

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Woon, Basil
Published by HORACE LIVERIGHT, NY (1928)
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Book Description HORACE LIVERIGHT, NY, 1928. HARD BACK TAN. Condition: FAIR. JACKET: NO DJ. General wear, soiled cover, water damaged (some pages wilted, and have water mark), age-toned pages, small bookplate on inner front board, front hinge cracked, and some foxing. DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: 284. Seller Inventory # 061821

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Basil Woon
Published by Horace Liveright, New York (1928)
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Book Description Horace Liveright, New York, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. "This book was not written as an 'impression' of Cuba, nor as a guide. I have merely amused myself by setting down on paper what the tourist to Cuba will see, do (and drink) in a land where personal liberty and climate are blended in just the right setting of beauty and romance." Illustrated. 284 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 010631

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Woon, Basil
Published by Horace Liveright, New York, NY (1928)
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Book Description Horace Liveright, New York, NY, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 16 B/W Photos (illustrator). (full book description) Horace Liveright, New York, NY, 1928. 2nd Printing, Good+, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x7.5", 284pgs. 16 B/W Photos. Tan cloth with blue & orange front cover decoration & blue spine letters. Cloth stained at bottom fore-edge corner areas, endpaper pages loose (NOT torn or cracked), o.w. a clean copy. No ink names, bookplates, underlines, tears, chips. Text pages fairly bright and in VG+ condition. PRICE REFLECTS 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Seller Inventory # CONROY228027I

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Woon, Basil
Published by H. Liveright (1928)
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Book Description H. Liveright, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Soiling on cover and spine. Title and spine are still legible.Noticeably Read Copy still in good shape ~ Un-Creased Spine ~ Strong Binding ~ Unmarked Pages with Light Use Wear ~ Soft Page Corners with some slightly curling ~ Light Wear on Outside Page Edges ~ Cover has Worn Edges, Fuzzy Bent Corners, And Light Laminate Scratches. Seller Inventory # 1808250007

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Woon, Basil
Published by Horace Liveright Inc, New York (1928)
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Book Description Horace Liveright Inc, New York, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First edition, first printing. Very Good, with light soiling to cloth, topstain faded. Small abrasion to front free end paper likely from a sticker removal. Pages lightly thumbed and toned. Hinge at title page is a bit exposed, and the binding toward the front a bit tender. Lacking the dust jacket. A prohibition-era tourism guide to the drinking, gambling and nightlife of Cuba. Seller Inventory # 180102005

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Basil Woon
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Book Description 1930. Seller Inventory # 25245

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BASIL WOON, Illustrated with B&W photo plates SOME HAVE STAINS IN BLANK MARGINS, including Havana American Jockey Club ETC, DJ design by SUGAR. Inner Flap DJ priceclipped but Original price of $2.50 Intact, Small tears to Listing of books pg Opposite Titl
Published by published by Horace Liveright NY (1928)
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Book Description published by Horace Liveright NY, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Small tears to Listing of books pg Opposite title pg, HBDJ, BK GOOD+/ DJ FAIR-. AS-IS, , 1928. 1st edition , 1st Printing ,Dates Match on Title & Copyright pg & pg Opposite Title pg Lists this bk as 1928 with From Deauville in Preparation, It's in acceptable condition with a book of it's age with a torn dust jacket, minor tearing on one page and SLIGHT yellowing throughout. BeigeYellow cloth with Orange Sun & Green Palm Trees on front cvr & Titled in Green on front & spine cvr which spine has small chips at Top Taking Out When It?s & at Btm of spineCvr tiny chip removing part of O in Horace publ. Dustjacket does have a Fair amount of wear, including chips, several tears and some fairly small pieces missing from the edges/spine. Book covers are in relatively nice condition with light edge stains & wear to Extremities, There are a number of pages that have some varying shades of waterstaining to the outer margin edge of the pages - darker on a few pages and lighter on others (no effect on text). Some occasional very light soiling to margin edges of a few other pages, but again, nothing that detracts from the text. A few small corner creases to pages. Pages and binding are tight., EXTREMELY RARE and highly sought after 284 page hardcover, Fade spine DJ, Size: 5 X 7.5 in. 284 pgs, DJ protected clear Mylar, INTERIOR NICE TIGHT CLEAN LIGHT WEAR FOX, FEW LOOSE PLATES, FRONT DJ SMALL CORNER CHIPS TAKE OUT PART OF WH IN WORD WHEN AT TOP DJ, 5 X 7.5., these are the ingredients of this effeverscent picture of what the tourist does in Cuba, what he sees, and what he drinks. First, as to what he drinks. Mr. Woon gives the real recipe of the Daiquiri as given to him by Facundo Bacardi himself, made of "the rum that cured a king and a pickled nation." He tells you that there are seven thousand places in Havana where alcohol is sold, and helpfully lists the names of the best bartenders, and the drinks that made them famous. Illustration of The Yacht Club Terrace at page 100 is tipped in. Interesting account of prohobition era Cuba. Rum, roulette and racing; sugar, cigars and senoritas - these are the ingredients of this effervescent picture of what the tourist does in Cuba, what he sees, and what he drinks. First, as to what he drinks. Mr. Woon gives the real recipe of the Daiquiri as given to him by Facundo Bacardi himself, maker of 'the rum that cured a king and pickled a nation'. He tells you that there are seven thousand places in Havana where alcohol is sold, and helpfully lists the names of the best bartenders, and the drinks that made them famous". Illustrated with photographs. This highly sought after cocktail book and Cuba guide. Seller Inventory # 26990

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WOON, Basil
Published by Horace Liveright New York 1928 (1928)
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
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Book Description Horace Liveright New York 1928, 1928. First Edition. Sugar dustjacket art. "Rum, roulette and racing; sugar, cigars and senoritas - these are the ingredients of this effervescent picture of what the tourist does in Cuba, what he sees, and what he drinks. First, as to what he drinks. Mr. Woon gives the real recipe of the Daiquiri as given to him by Facundo Bacardi himself, maker of 'the rum that cured a king and pickled a nation'. He tells you that there are seven thousand places in Havana where alcohol is sold, and helpfully lists the names of the best bartenders, and the drinks that made them famous". Illustrated with photographs. This highly sought after cocktail book and Cuba guide is basically unknown in a dustjacket. This copy is offered with an imperfect but mostly complete example of the scarce illustrated jacket. Very Good to Near Fine in Good only dustjacket, lacking lower two inches of spine, top spine end and top edge chipped, several inch closed tear at top front panel mended with archival tape, small chips and wear at front flap edge. Seller Inventory # 21037

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