Good. 1937; first edition; one quarter gold cloth over black glossy paper covered boards; boards rubbed with heavy bottom corner wear; front board slightly bowed; Previous owner's name on second front end paper; gold end papers; mild odor; interior unmarked; 8vo, 7 3/4" to 9 3/4" tall; 203 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.
Very Good. No DJ. First Edition. No DJ. Marco's Importing, 1937. 203 pp. First edition. Black boards with gold spine, embossed gold, black and red design of a liquor bottle. Golden endpapers. Staining to a few inside pages and to page edges. Many vintage wine and liquor advertisements throughout.
Very Good. Chicago: Marco's, 1940. Fourth revised edition (1949). Hardcover. 224 pp. Very good, no jacket if issued. Rubbing to extremities, showing. Head of spine has tiny closed tear and light fraying.
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.
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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