Classy Savoy aficionados (and anyone drawn to this book clearly has good taste) will appreciate this edition s iconic cover in addition to the classic, definitive text (Savoyists accept no substitute!). Hardcover ISBN: 1626540926; Paperback ISBN: 1626540640. For the ultimate in convenience and ease, consider our spiral-bound edition. After all, ...
Classy Savoy aficionados (and anyone drawn to this book clearly has good taste) will appreciate this edition s iconic cover in addition to the classic, definitive text (Savoyists accept no substitute!). Hardcover ISBN: 1626540926; Paperback ISBN: 1626540640. For the ultimate in convenience and ease, consider our spiral-bound edition. After all, do you really want to be fumbling with pages while following cocktail recipes (especially after you ve had a few drinks)? Enjoy the convenience of our spiral edition for greater cocktail-mixing ease: ISBN: 1626543038 Both supreme gentility and extraordinary fun characterized London's high society in the 1930s. When "The Savoy Cocktail Book" was first published, it not only enriched the style of the times it became part of it. Into the next millennium, The Savoy Hotel continues to evoke a world of elegance and style, and this updated edition features several new cocktails including the Millennium Cocktail, created by Peter Dorelli, the former Savoy head barman. This compendium attempts to cover everything about drinks and drinking, especially the art of cocktail creation, presentation, and consumption. With over 750 classic cocktail recipes, "The Savoy Cocktail Book" allows you to recreate the tradition of sophisticated soirees at The Savoy time and time again. Harry Craddock left America during Prohibition to work as a cocktail barman for The American Bar at London's Savoy Hotel. Published in the wake of Prohibition, his "Savoy Cocktail Book" captures the spirit of the times with its historic recipes and vibrant illustrations. Craddock has been credited with popularizing many drinks and the invention of a number of classic cocktails, such as the White Lady and Corpse Reviver #2. "
Very Good. New York: Richard R. Smith Inc., 1930. First American edition. Hardcover. 286 pp. Very good, no jacket, as issued. Light edge wear and bumping of the corners with rubbing and superficial scratching to the boards. A few small splits at the head and tail of the spine along with a small chip from the cover design, near the joint. Bookseller ticket at the top corner of the front pastedown.
Very Good. Fourth printing of the new and enlarged edition. Signed "Here's How" and dated by Harry Craddock on the copyright page, and inscribed again by Craddock to previous owners on the preface page. Near Fine, with light soiling to cloth, and several scattered spots to pages, lacking the scarce dust jacket. A lovely signed copy of this charming cocktail classic.
First edition. Octavo, original half black cloth, pictorial endpapers. Illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold. In near fine condition. An exceptional example. Savoy Cocktail Book features 750 of Harry Craddock's most popular recipes. It is a fascinating record of the cocktails that set London alight at the time—and which are just as popular today. From Slings to Smashes, Fizzes to Flips, and featuring art deco illustrations, Harry Craddock was "the king of cocktail shakers, " and The Savoy Cocktail Books contains humorous anecdotes on the origin of the cocktail and its purpose ("for the solace of man"), as well as "an elucidation of the Manners and Customs of people of quality in a period of some equality." "Behind every great bartender (literally) is a roughed-up, stained copy of The Savoy Cocktail Book...it's been an industry must-have since its first edition" (GQ).
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