Fine in very good dust jacket. This Arno Press edition, published in 1976, is an updated version of the book originally published in London in 1930 by Constable and Company, Ltd. It has been reproduced from a copy of the original book and reflects the style, flavor and, unfortunately the mild imperfections of the printing processes of that era. Hardcover book with dust jacket. Book is square. Binding is strong and secure. Interior is clean with no marks, writing, highlighting or underlining noted. Dust jacket shows has a small chip at top of spine and otherwise shows slight signs of wear.
Fine in J Very Good jacket. 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 287 pp, preface, foreword, Part I. Historical Note. Cocktail Recipes in Alphabetical Order; Prepared Cocktails for Bottling; Non-Alcoholic Cocktails; Cocktails Suitabble for a Prohibition Country. Part II. Wines. Introduction: The Lucky Hour of Great Wines by "Colette"; The Wines of Bourdeaux; Champagne; The Wines of Burgundy; Hock and Moselle; Port; Sherry; Concluding Remarks; Blank Pages for Additions. This Arno Press editiojn, published in 1976 is an updated version of the book originally published in London in 1930, and reflects the style of the printing processes of that era. "Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and vastly appreciated in this year of grace 1930, with sundry notes of amusement and interest concerning them, together with subtle Observations upon Wine and their special occasions. Being in the particular an elucidation of the Manners and Customs of people of quality in a period of some equality." Not Price Clipped. 3 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge front panekl and spine with fout 3/4 or less triangle chips to top edge front panel and spine, and some minor edge wear, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Yellow leatherette boards with orange lettering to spine.
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