Good. Lacks half-title with portrait on verso and pp. vii and viii containing introduction and acknowledgments, else a nice clean copy in sound binding.; First published in 1938, this work was one of several to celebrate the end of Prohibition. Covers the wines of several countries, brandy, rum, liqueurs, whiskies, gin and beer, and mixed drinks (pp. 113-210 contain cocktail recipes). Includes a portrait frontispiece of Mr. A. Marco. Numerous b/w photos of wine and beverage labels and service; vintage charts; recipes. Gilt endpapers. Black and gilt boards. Corners rubbed, else very good. Gabler G21160. Noling, p. 168.; Photographs; 8vo 8"-9" tall; viii, 224 p. pages.
Good+ 8vo, blue boards with gold cloth spine, corners and edges rubbed, Inscribed by Abe Marco under his photograph on the frontispiece, " An authoritative reference guide to the origin, use and classification of the world's choicest vintages and spirits", with recipes for drinks, illustrated with photographs, index, 224 pages.
Poor. No Jacket. 224 p. Includes illustrations, index. No jacket. Cover worn especially around edges, has scratches, stains. Name and date of former owner written on title page. Pages and edges of pages starting to yellow.
Very Good +; Presented by the Beverly Hills Liquor Company. The names of Babe and Billy Sorkin have been inscribed in gilt ink on the front cover. Shiny blue boards with gilt cloth. Nice copy; Third Revised; Cloth backed boards; 8vo; 224 p.; No DJ.
Good+ 1940. Third edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in gold cloth and blue paper, with gilt Marco Liquors seal on front board. 224pp. with frontis of A. Marco. Good+. Loss to paper at board extremities. Foxing to front endpapers and age toning to head of contents. Internally unmarked. Housed in mylar.
The how and when : an authoritative reference guide to the origin, use and classification of the world's choicest vintages and spirits
by Hyman Gale, Gerald F. Marco
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