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1700 COCKTAILS for the Man Behind the Bar

De Fleury, R.

Published by William Heinemann, London, 1934
Condition: Good + Hardcover
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Very Rare Book with a collection of 1700 Cocktail Recipes. Commences with an explanation on the origin of the name "Cocktail". Includes Sweet & Medium Sweet Cocktails; Dry Cocktails; Long Cocktails; Pick-Me-Ups; and, probably of least interest, Non-Alcoholic Cocktails (Maiden's Blush and Parsons's Special are not in this last category.) Huge variety, Recipes include "Sarah Bernhardt", "Rob Roy", "Ping-Pong", "Widow's Dream","Romany Rose", "Rolls Royce","Mule's Hind Leg", "Knickerbocker Special" & "Gragon's Breath". Original Black Calf Full-Leather Binding with bright gilt lettering & Horizontal lines to spine. 211 Pages + Index to Advertisers.& blank pages for notes. 6" Tall, 170g. An occasional small penciled tick by a recipe, a penciled list of beverages on rear endpaper and a list of kitchen implements in ink on rear free endpaper. No other inscriptions or names. Some edge wear to leather, mainly at spine ends & corners (see photos). Hinges sound and binding firm. Pages in nice, clean condition. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013368

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Title: 1700 COCKTAILS for the Man Behind the Bar

Publisher: William Heinemann, London

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Good +

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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