Good. No dust jacket. 1947. 437 pages. No dust jacket. Yellow, pictorial cloth with black lettering. Illustrated by Ray Sullivan. Firm binding. Moderate foxing, tanning and handling marks. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1458138986CEB (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
RAY SULLIVAN. GOOD. JACKET: TORN DJ. 4 3/4 X 8 3/4. STATED FIRST ED. a manual including over 1500 recipes for the home and professional bartender, previous owners name on front end page, dustjacket has has minor chipping around edges, mylar covered _PAB_
GOOD. 4 3/4 X 7 3/4. Illustrations in the text by Ray Sullivan First edition, first printing. Inscribed and signed by Trader Vic on the front free endpaper, "To Ken + Ellen, I guarantee this will make you a master-Vic." Trader Vic's manual contains over 1, 500 cocktail recipes for the home and the professional bartender and "also includes several chapters of advice for bartenders on how to be a good host, and how to handle guests who can't handle your drinks." Trader Vic Bergeron opened his first bar in Oakland in 1934, which grew into the worldwide franchise of Polynesian-themed restaurants and bars. Trader Vic travelled extensively to research rum and cocktail mixology and in 1944 invented the Mai Tai (although his friend and rival Don the Beachcomber claimed to be the real inventor). This book has general shelf wear, front hinge slightly loose, age toned pages, light foxing, light soiling, rubbed extremities, bumped edges, and a few stray threads on edges. _PAB_
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