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Description:Illustr by William Barss, 8 x 5.25, two tone cloth, 84 pp,...Illustr by William Barss, 8 x 5.25, two tone cloth, 84 pp, covers lightly rubbed, spine ends bumped, hinges loose else a nice, clean copy in an extremity-worn dust jacket with snag on rear panel. Joys of drinking by the great historian.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. No date of...Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. No date of printing is listed, 84 pages, illustrated. The author "writes of the cultural importance of hard liquor and the only hour-the cocktail hour. This important book may well set our people on a new track-at the end of which lies tranquility of soul, newness of spirit, imprisoned in the violet twilight of each day-the cocktail hour." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET, dj. price is clipped. Scarce.
Description:8vo. , 84 pp. Numerous text illustrations. Half-red cloth...8vo. , 84 pp. Numerous text illustrations. Half-red cloth over gray, gilt decoration & lettering (minor shelfwear at lower fore-edge, slight rubbing), w/ d.j. (minor shelfwear, 1 very small closed tear), VG/VG copy. First edition of the author writing of the importance of hard liquor and the cocktail hour.
Description:Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Slight...Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Slight spine sun fade. Light top page block foxing. 84 p. Red and gray cloth over boards. Front: gold raised cocktail glass before clock. Pen&Ink illustrations. "The Hour" begins by offering American History on the light side as regards alcohol, the beverage; offers up blame on publishers and their cookbooks finding new ways to use liquor and wine; and then gets to an American studies observation of the importance of the cocktail hour, which for this author is 6pm. He credits Prohibition with bringing equality of drinking for women, together with men surreptitiously. Toward the end, he laments that history has not recorded who the inventor was of distillation.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardback book and dust jacket in...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardback book and dust jacket in very good condition, front panel rubbed, gift inscription to [bob] from 3 ladies who were probably drinking buddies.
Description:Very Good. The Hour by Bernard DeVoto. Published by Houghton,...Very Good. The Hour by Bernard DeVoto. Published by Houghton, Mifflin Co. Boston USA. 1951. 8vo. 84pp. Illustrated. HB/DJ. Very good in good dust jacket. Gray linen covered boards with red publisher's fabric on spine. Gold desine (hand, martini, clock) on front board and gold print on spine (moderately rubbed, faded). Soiled and worn with a few small frays showing at the head and foot of spine. Otherwise the book is in very good condition throughout. The dust jacket is on the low side of good. There is heavy damage at the head and foot of the spine and the tips. Several pieces missing from these areas. Not price-clipped. Dust jacket is now in mylar. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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