(COCKTAILS.) [VERMEIRE], Robert. Cocktails. How to Mix Them.
London : 1922First edition, first impression, including what may be the first appearance in print of the recipe for the Sidecar. Also included are various recipes for medicinal drinks, such as the usual hot toddy for a cold, but also absinthe for a headache and champagne for seasickness. The author was the Belgian bartender Robert Vermeire (1891-1976), who worked... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 121318
(COCKTAILS.) Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks.
[c.1925]First and only edition of this scarce cocktail recipe book with eight richly hand-coloured napkins tipped in. Produced during Prohibition (with "non-alcoholic" wryly inserted after every alcoholic ingredient). "Dedicated to serious drinkers everywhere" with history and recipes for the following cocktails: Manhattan, Blue Blazer, Deadwood Duck, Rip Van... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 81233
(COCKTAILS.) TORELLI, Adolphe. 900 Recettes De Cocktails et Boissons Americaines.
Paris : 1927First edition, first impression, of this collection of cocktail recipes collected by the barman of the Winter Palace in Nice. Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 113738
(COCKTAILS.) PROSKAUER, Julien. What'll You Have?
New York : 1933First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author just 13 days after the Prohibition ended, "To Jacquline-or Jo, as we know her, this book is given for she is of that younger generation to whom this book is dedicated x. With the author's best wishes Julien J. Prosakauer. Dec 18, 1933." An extremely uncommon cocktail recipe title to be found inscribed.... Learn More£1,175.00
Stock Code: 110492
(COCKTAILS.) DE FLEURY, R. 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar. [Together with] 1800 and all that. Drinks - Ancient & Modern.
London : 1934 & 1937First editions, first impressions, both of de Fleury's scarce but classic cocktail recipe books presented together with the very scarce dust jackets over the publisher's full leather bindings. At the time de Fleury's 1700 Cocktails was the most comprehensive to be included in one book. The author's note in his follow up volume 1800 and... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 134199
(COCKTAILS.) NORTH, Sterling, & Carl Kroch (eds.) So Red the Nose or Breath in the Afternoon.
New York : 1935First edition, first printing. Cocktail recipes by 30 authors, including Edgar Rice Burroughs, Erskine Caldwell, Theodore Dresier, Ernest Hemingway, and Rockwell Kent. Learn More£425.00
Stock Code: 109579
(COCKTAILS.) DE FLEURY, R. 1800-And All That.
London : 1937First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author, "To John W. Carr. With all good wishes. R de Fleury. 1944", on the title page. This is a follow-up to De Fleury's successful 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar. Rare: WorldCat only lists four copies in the UK (BL, Scotland, Wales, and Oxford), and a further... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 135550
(COCKTAILS.) CHICOTE, Pedro. Cocktails Mundiales.
[Madrid] : First edition, first printing, of this mixology book by Spanish bartender Pedro "Perico" Chicote (1899-1977), proprietor of the Chicote Museum, formerly known as Bar Chicote. Among the regulars and intelligentsia visiting his establishment, was Hemingway who, fondly remembering that "the good guys went to Chicote's", wrote about Pedro that "he had one... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 136290