Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin bright red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has a personal inscription by previous owner on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 84. Rockville.
84p., sketch illustrations, hardbound first edition in red and gray fabric over boards in damaged dust jacket. Casing mildly rolled, lower edge rather shelfworn, text edges a little foxed, clean within but slightly musty; dj is very edgeworn with a two-inch chip out of the tail. A good reading copy.
William Barss (jacket) Fine in Very Good Plus jacket. RARE title, especially in jacket. Author explores the cultural importance of American hard liquor and the cocktail hour. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with a some small closed tears, shallow chipping to top of spine (not affecting lettering), and original $2.00 price. The book itself is crisp, clean and unmarked.
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.
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