Good. Sixth impression. HB, George Sully & Company, New York, 1927, sixth impression, 11 cartoon illustrations and frontis. Red cloth on boards with black lettering, spine very slightly slanted, light shelf wear, backstrip slightly faded, a few previously turned corners and a few light margin marks, previous owner's name on fep, back hinge weak. Good.
Near Fine. No Jacket. Book. 12mo-over 6¾-7¾" tall. "Concocted in 24 Countries, Served in 38 Sips and a Kick Guaranteed. A Travel Tale That Reads Like Lightning." First printing of this increasingly difficult book to find, especially in collectible condition. This copy, without the scarce dust jacket, has a small discoloration on the spine, very light shelf-wear, and a small owner's stamp on the inside front cover. Otherwise this is a clean, sharp beauty of a copy.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Arthur Knox-who once gave me "Hard Knocks"-but me me love him Bruce Reynolds January Tenth 1927." A travel tail that reads like lightning. Frontispiece and 11 full page illustrations by Russell Patterson. In near fine condition.
A cocktail continentale : concocted in 24 countries, served in 38 sips, and a kick guaranteed : a travel tale that reads like lightning
by Bruce Reynolds, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)
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