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WOON, Basil.

Published by Horace Liveright, New York, 1928 First Edition. Hardback. No Dust Jacket. (1928)

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Item Description: Horace Liveright, New York, 1928 First Edition. Hardback. No Dust Jacket., 1928. 8vo. pp x, 284. Original publisher's beige illustrated cloth (green palm tree against orange sun), lettered green on spine and front cover. Illustrated in b/w throughout. Some even soiling, slight marking and slight rubbing to cloth, cloth has been laminated by a former owner and there is a tape repair between the title page and the page opposite (sy unsightly) otherwise sound, used, nearr very good minus copy with clean text. Bookseller Inventory # C32594

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When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba: Woon, Basil

Woon, Basil

Published by Horace Liveright, New York (1928)

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Item Description: Horace Liveright, New York, 1928. Hardcover. First Edition. 284 pages. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. An entertaining look at Cuba during the high spirited late 1920's when Americans flocked by the thousands to drink, gamble and carouse amid the tropical splendor that ignited Cuba. Chapter titles tell it all: Have One in Havana, Where Everyone is Drinking and Not a Soul is Drunk, Cockfights and The Carnival. A Night At 'Jai-Alia', Naughty-Naughty Nights, The Rum That Cured A King-And Pickled a Nation, etc. Sixteen black and white photo illustrations. Privately published by Horace Liveright, founder of the Modern Library and Boni & Liveright publishers. Owner's presentation on front free end paper: "To Albert/Merry Christmas 1928/From Edith." Interior crisp and clean, some light stains to cover. Orig. illustrated tan cloth covered boards. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 1258

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Woon, Basil

Published by Horace Liveright, New York, NY (1928)

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Item Description: Horace Liveright, New York, NY, 1928. Hardcover. Book 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. 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. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY228027I

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Woon, Basil

Published by HORACE LIVERIGHT, NY (1928)

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Item Description: HORACE LIVERIGHT, NY, 1928. HARD BACK TAN. Book 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. Bookseller Inventory # 061821

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When it's Cocktail Time in Cuba: Basil Woon

Basil Woon

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Item Description: 1930. Bookseller Inventory # 14893

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When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba in: BASIL WOON, Illustrated

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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Item Description: published by Horace Liveright NY, 1928. Hardcover. Book 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. Bookseller Inventory # 26990

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Woon, Basil

Published by Horace Liveright (1928)

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Item Description: Horace Liveright, 1928. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition.. 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 # Tcc#300

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When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba: WOON, Basil

WOON, Basil

Published by Horace Liveright New York 1928 (1928)

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Item 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. Bookseller Inventory # 21037

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