2011 Reprint of 1951 Illustrated First Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. For almost 4 decades, Saucier was the publicist for the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. His 1951 cocktail classic book, Bottoms Up includes over 200 drinks, fully indexed, plus twelve risqu [for the ...
2011 Reprint of 1951 Illustrated First Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. For almost 4 decades, Saucier was the publicist for the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. His 1951 cocktail classic book, Bottoms Up includes over 200 drinks, fully indexed, plus twelve risqu [for the period] illustrations by twelve different artists. A typical review of a cocktail follows the actual recipe: THE LAST WORD: Damrak Gin / Green Chartreuse / Luxardo Maraschino / Lime / Sugar"This cocktail was introduced around here about thirty years ago by Frank Fogarty, who was very well known in vaudeville. He was called the 'Dublin Minstrel, ' and was a very fine monologue artist." So wrote Ted Saucier in 1951 when introducing this drink in Bottoms Up. Saucier credits the drink to the Detroit Athletic Club, and if the bartender's recollection is correct, that would place the Last Word as a Prohibition-era cocktail. If that's the case, then the Last Word is one of the finest cocktails to come out of that bleak period in American history. Four ingredients, two of them fairly exotic, working in equal parts to create perfect harmony.
Very Good with no dust jacket. B000UJCCA2. A very clean copy of the revised second edition, first printing, with no markings and no signs of use. The back endpapers have a few faded spots. There is slight wear to the edges and corners of the boards. It does not come with the original clear plastic cover, nor the slipcase, but it has been fitted with a clear Mylar cover. A magazine clipping from the late 60's or early 870's, judging by the bellbottoms, containing recipes for 20 drinks, found with the book, is included for laughs. Fast shipping, with tracking number provided.
PATTERSON, Russell. Fair. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (USA) 4th Printing No markings, bright solid copy with clean pages, hinges solid, touch of rubbing to corner tips, a bit of wear to lower cover edge, the spine has split at the edge and the cloth covering has been adhered but there are small chips where the cover cloth has chipped away, thus Fair used copy; lacking the acetate dust jacket, no slipcase. 26 x 18 cm, pattern cloth consisting of repeats of nude woman and cocktail glass, 270pp, index. Full page iilus of nude "cocktail girls" by Arthur William Brown, Gilbert Bundy, Earl Cordrey, Bradshaw Crandell, Phil Dormont, Al Dorne, John Falter, James Montgomery Flagg, John La Gatta, Russell Patterson, Ben Stahl. This book first appeared in October of 1951 and the illustrations must have been considered quite racy for their day. This is the 4th (revised) printing of October 1952. There must be over 800 recipes for drinks and cocktails including El Morocco Special No 3, the It Happened last Night and Luicius Beebe's Russian Restorer. A heavy book (2.8 JM FO 48/4.
Very Good. B0037GIUTM. Color plates by eleven different illustrators. Sixth printing (revised). A bit faded along the spine, minor edge wear, else very good in illustrated boards. No dust jacket.; 270 pages.
Good. Not ex-library. 1954, 6th printing. Binding tight; pages clean; no highlighting or underlining. No dust jacket. Illustrated board covers. Bottom corners lightly bumped, worn. Spine missing upper 1/4 covering. Pages sunned. All items shipped within 2 business days and guaranteed. Proceeds benefit the Pima County Public Library, serving the greater Tucson area.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Brown, Arthur William. Falter, John. Flagg, James Montgomery. Stahl, Ben. Crandall, Bradshaw. Dorne, Al. Cordero, Earl, and. Fine in very good dust jacket. Chip to the clear plastic cover on the front.........everything fine, like a brand new book from 1962......Ray Swenson, TimberlineBooks, Seattle. Includes: illustrations, index.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 4to-over 9"-12" Tall. First printing of the Revised Edition. Full patterned cloth binding, designed by Al Dorne. Page edges have light spotting, pages all clean and fresh. 289pp. Illustrations by eleven of America's most distinguished artists. Clear acetate dust jacket is shelf rubbed, with short splits at corners. Slipcase is fair only, rubbed and scratched, missing bottom panel, clear tape over top panel.
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