Description:Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed. Good copy with...Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed. Good copy with average wear. Comes with dust jacket if published with one-DJ may have some tears and rubbing.
Description:Good. No Jacket. 0837134226 Reprint. No jacket. Spine slanted,...Good. No Jacket. 0837134226 Reprint. No jacket. Spine slanted, previous owner's gift inscription on first blank page. There is a heavy glue residue along the front and rear gutters (and the gutters of the pages near the front and rear of book), which has left a brown stain. Reading copy.
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. 84 pages,...Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 84 pages, illustrated. The author "writes of the cultural imporatance of hard liquor and the only hour-the cocktail hour." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET, 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.
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