Description:Good. With Dustjacket. Reading copy. Some heavy wear and tears...Good. With Dustjacket. Reading copy. Some heavy wear and tears to the unclipped dustjacket. old pencil price to flyleaf. A GOOD to FAIR copy, quite worn externally, with some marks to the cover, but generally clean pages and sound binding inside, making this fine as a reading copy. pp. 375.
Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1933. 375 pages. No dust jacket. Ex...Fair. No Dustjacket. 1933. 375 pages. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Burgundy cloth hardcover, with titling on spine. Lightly tanned pages and firm binding with fair tanning on fore-edge. Internally, apart from the usual library adornments, a nice tight clean copy. Boards are fair, library code on spine with moderate water bleaching to base of spine and left hand edge of rear.
Description:Very Good. A fascinating collection on many aspects of "Bacchus...Very Good. A fascinating collection on many aspects of "Bacchus' bounty": literary writings, songs, toasts, customs, inns and taverns, recipes, notable drunkards, slang terminology, etc. Gabler observes that this work "contains interesting and obscure material involving obvious research and a wide knowledge of literature." The second impression published the same month and year as the first. (Full sub-title): Being an attempt, in a collection of brave and witty things from English verse and prose, to set forth, in gratitude for Baccus' bounty, the whole art and philosophy of drinking, to which are added a garland of convivial songs such as may, in praise of proper liquor, be sung by the roaring boys of Elysium and echoed by all choice spirits here below, some account of drinking customs with a selection of toasts, a gallery of notable drunkards, a dictionary of drinking slang, a digest of drunkards' law, and a collection of tried and approved recipes, together with an examination of teetotalism and its miserable songs, an account of some lively deaths and a selection of drunkards' epitaphs, etc., etc. Red cloth. Spine sunned, else very good. No dust jacket. Gabler 25900. Noling, p. 232.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; xv, 375 pages.
Description:Very Good in Very Good- jacket. Clean, solid, unmarked. Maroon...Very Good in Very Good- jacket. Clean, solid, unmarked. Maroon cloth boards. Dust jacket is detached at the rear spine with some light soiling but complete and in brodart. Collectible and desirable.; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Description:Signed by author on reverse of half-title! FULL ORANGE-TAN...Signed by author on reverse of half-title! FULL ORANGE-TAN MOROCCO LEATHER BINDING BY ZAEHNSDORF, WITH GILT DESIGN ON COVER-DRUNK LEANING AGAINST A LAMPPOST-AND RAISED SPINE BANDS. SPINE LIGHTLY SUNNED, GILT PAGE EDGES BRIGHT, BEAUTIFUL PICTORIAL...
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