(COCKTAILS.) [VERMEIRE], Robert.
Cocktails. How to Mix Them.
First edition, first impression. A popular cocktail manual which includes the first appearance in print of The Sidecar. The author, was Belgian bartender Robert Vermeire, who worked at London’s Royal Automobile Club, The Criterion and Embassy Club, as well as bars in France and Belgium, including his own Robert’s Bar. A scarce cocktail book.
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Oblong octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front cover in red, blocked image to front cover of cocktail glass and two gentlemen drinking. Spine rolled, light soiling to boards, corners and ends of spine bumped, front hinge starting, occasional spotting to pages, pencilled punch recipe to page 80. A very good copy.