Very good in very good dust jacket. 2 volume set. 449 p. Includes index. Very good two volume boxed set, blue cover, spine slightly faded, tightly bound, no writing or highlighting, All proceeds benefit local library.
Being an Exotic Cookery Book. Or, Up & Down the Andes with Knife, Fork & Spoon; ...An Exotic Drinking Books. Or, Up and Down the Andes with Jigger, Beaker & Flask. 1st Ed. 2 vols. xiv + 224pp. + xi + 225pp. Some very light browning, original cloth, faded to spines, enclosed in original slip case, cracked and splitting. Charles Henry Baker Jr. (1895–1987) American author best known for his culinary and cocktail writings. These books have become highly collectible among cocktail aficionados and culinary historians.
Signed. First Edition. INSCRIBED COPIES; inscribed by Charles H Baker on plates adhered to paste-downs of both volumes; BOTH volumes are in GOOD condition with little wear to the cloth but fading to their spines; no markings to the text of either volume; slipcase is chipped on extremities, a little torn on the edges. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
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