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Rare books including first editions and copies in fine bindings related to sports and leisure.

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  1. Over the Black Coffee.
    GRAY, Arthur. Over the Black Coffee.

    New York : 1902

    First edition, first printing, a scarce book in the rare dust jacket; an appealing compilation of coffee-related anecdotes and encomia. Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 115380

  2. Price Catalogue of Kitchen Garden, Herb, Flower, Tree and Grass Seeds, Bulbous Flower Roots, Greenhouse Plants, Agricultural, Gardening and Botanical Books, Garden Tools, Etc. For Sale by G. Thorburn & Sons, Seedsman and Florists, 67 Liberty Street, New-Y
    THORBURN, Grant & Son[s]. Price Catalogue of Kitchen Garden, Herb, Flower, Tree and Grass Seeds, Bulbous Flower Roots, Greenhouse Plants, Agricultural, Gardening and Botanical Books, Garden Tools, Etc. For Sale by G. Thorburn & Sons, Seedsman and Florists, 67 Liberty Street, New-Y

    New York : 1830s

    An impressive, large and unrecorded broadside from one of the most important horticultural firms of the day, listing over a thousand varieties of vegetable, herb and ornamental plants, as well as books and tools. The printer was at this address in 1832. Of note, is the cancelling by hand of the "S" of the word "Sons", no doubt a result of William Thorburn... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 115416

  3. A History of Garden Art.
    GOTHEIN, Marie Louise. A History of Garden Art.

    London : 1928

    First edition in English, originally published in German in 1913. With a superb provenance: from the library of the artist Walter Beck (1864-1954), with his delightful "Singing Trees" bookplates (designed by him and wood-engraved by T. Cole) and captioned "Innisfree" after his celebrated gardens at Millbrook, New York; both volumes - but particularly... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 114828

  4. Fragments on the theory and practice of Landscape Gardening.
    REPTON, Humphry. Fragments on the theory and practice of Landscape Gardening.

    London : 1816

    First edition of Repton's last treatise on landscape gardening, written together with his son. Fragments is illustrated in the familiar Repton manner, with overslips used to show the changed landscape before and after Repton's improvements. He was by now famous, mentioned for example in Jane Austen's Mansfield Park (1814) as the generic name of all... Learn More
    £22,500.00

    Stock Code: 114884

  5. Administrator's Sale. Personal Property! Belonging to the Estate of B. Smith deceased, on the premises near Uniontown, Saturday, December 16, [18]'65.
    NORTH CALIFORNIA: WINE. ESTATE SALE. Administrator's Sale. Personal Property! Belonging to the Estate of B. Smith deceased, on the premises near Uniontown, Saturday, December 16, [18]'65.

    [N. P., ?Placerville, CA] : 1865

    A rare example of California advertising: a highly attractive broadside, announcing the estate sale of one B. Smith, probably Benjamin Smith, the owner of a store in the mining town of Marshall, later named Uniontown and today called Lotus, in Eldorado County, California.

    The sale was organised by the administrator of the estate, F. A. Hornblower,... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 114817

  6. Letters and Papers on Agriculture, Planting, &c.
    ROYAL BATH AND WEST OF ENGLAND SOCIETY. Letters and Papers on Agriculture, Planting, &c.

    Bath : 1780

    First edition of the first significant publication of the Royal Bath and West of England Society, published three years after the society was founded. From the library of natural history collector William Constable (1721-1791), whose Cabinet of Curiosities was donated to Hull City Museums in the 1960s, with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown.... Learn More
    £700.00

    Stock Code: 114554

  7. A Practical Treatise of Husbandry:
    DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henri-Louis. A Practical Treatise of Husbandry:

    London : 1759

    First edition in English. The first part of Duhamel du Monceau's treatise was published in France in 1750 as Traité de la culture des terres; five other parts followed, the last one published in 1760. Quesnay's entry on agriculture, which appeared in the first volume of the Encyclopédie in 1751, was influenced by the work of Duhamel du Monceau. The... Learn More
    £550.00

    Stock Code: 114569

  8. Old English Drinking Glasses:
    FRANCIS, Grant R. Old English Drinking Glasses:

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression, of this uncommon and important monograph. A handsomely bound copy. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 114647

  9. Shinobi no o musubi no zu [in Japanese] - illustrations of how to tie the cords of a ninja face-guard.
    NINJA FACE-GUARD. Shinobi no o musubi no zu [in Japanese] - illustrations of how to tie the cords of a ninja face-guard.

    1821

    Extremely unusual visual guide to the complex lacing of the face and head protection for Japanese armour, intended for the use of ninja, the legendary "covert agents" of feudal Japan. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 113716

  10. My Life Story.
    LOUIS, Joe. My Life Story.

    New York : 1947

    First edition, this one of the copies with a leaf signed by Louis tipped in after the half-title. Life of the "Brown Bomber", perhaps the boxer with the best claim to have been the greatest of all time, and certainly rated by the International Boxing Research Organization as the greatest heavyweight. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 113550

  11. Lose Blätter, enthaltend Fingerzeige für Schifffahrttreibende, gesammelt von F.B.
    SHIPPING - B., F. Lose Blätter, enthaltend Fingerzeige für Schifffahrttreibende, gesammelt von F.B.

    Vegesack : 1863

    Rare first edition of a detailed "guide for skippers", published in Vegesack, the northern district of Bremen, on the Weser river and at the mouth of the river Lesum. Compiled by "F. B.", who remains otherwise unidentified, the work was assembled from information gathered over many years, both by personal experience, as well as from information given... Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 113475

  12. Boxing.
    ALLANSON-WYNN, Rowland George. Boxing.

    London : 1889

    First edition. This copy inscribed on the half-title: "With the Author's Compts. to the Committee of the Oxford & Camb. Club, Jan. 10th 1890", and with their bookplate to the front pastedown, and occasional embossed stamps to the text. Rowland George Allanson Allanson-Winn, fifth Baron Headley (1855-1935), was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 113513

  13. The Cook's Oracle;
    KITCHINER, William. The Cook's Oracle;

    London : 1829

    Later London edition, uncommon in the original boards, of the most famous of Kitchiner's cookery books, "an acknowledged source of inspiration for Mrs Beeton, and mined by the writers of other household guides" (ODNB). First published in London in 1817, The Cook's Oracle "was written in a down-to-earth style, and demonstrated Kitchiner's familiarity... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 113405

  14. Etchings and Lithographs of American Ships.
    WALES, George C. Etchings and Lithographs of American Ships.

    Boston, MA : 1927

    First edition, limited to 500 copies signed by Wales on the frontispiece and the tinted lithograph of the Desdemona (page 124). Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 113223

  15. Coaching Days and Coaching Ways.
    COACHING - TRISTRAM, W. Outram. Coaching Days and Coaching Ways.

    London : 1893

    Second edition, scarce with the jacket, of this popular book on the major coaching roads of England. "To Thomson fell the providing of the subject and action pictures, while Railton vignetted old buildings, etc., along the great coaching roads of which the author gossiped... There is no doubt that Coaching Days remains to this day one of the most popular... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 112134

  16. Modern Development of the Dry Fly,
    HALFORD, Frederick. Modern Development of the Dry Fly,

    [1910]

    Limited deluxe edition, number 44 of 75 copies signed by the author, Volume 2 comprising The Halford Dry Fly Patterns, with 33 actual specimens of dry flies in 9 sunken mounts. Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 111941

  17. Old West Surrey
    JEKYLL, Gertrude. Old West Surrey

    London : 1904

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 111273

  18. Kettner's Book of the Table.
    [DALLAS, Eneas Sweetland.] Kettner's Book of the Table.

    London : 1877

    First edition, a particularly bright example of the original cloth. Dallas made his name in anonymous journalism, achieving particular recognition as an obituarist. He was also knowledgeable about cooking, and like his Victorian contemporaries was indebted to French cuisine: his "encyclopaedic Kettner's book of the table incorporated recipes supplied... Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 110872

  19. The Cook's Own Book:
    [LEE, N. K. M.] The Cook's Own Book:

    Boston : 1832

    First edition, first issue, of "the first alphabetically arranged culinary encyclopaedia to appear in the United States" (Oxford Companion to Food, p. 17), and one of the most popular American cookbooks of the 19th century (Michigan State University introduction, online). The author's sources are mainly British. The first issue lacks the later 37-page... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 110873

  20. The Appledore Cookbook.
    PARLOA, M. The Appledore Cookbook.

    Boston : c.1877

    First revised edition, and the second edition over all. Largely American receipts with a substantial dessert grouping. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 110913

  21. A Summer Cruise on the Coast of New England.
    CARTER, Robert. A Summer Cruise on the Coast of New England.

    Boston : 1864

    First edition. A very difficult book to find in anything approaching collectable condition, Bruns describing it as rare. Toy is somewhat perfunctory; "A cruise in 1858 in a chartered 17-ton sloop. The boat, with a crew of two, cost 7.50 a day." But this is a well-written and highly appealing account, DAB refers to it as a "breezy book," and one of the... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 110618

  22. The New James Beard.
    BEARD, James. The New James Beard.

    New York : 1981

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A 1000 new recipes from the dean of American cooking. Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 110420

  23. The Complete Confectioner and Family Cook.
    CAIRD, John. The Complete Confectioner and Family Cook.

    Edinburgh : 1809

    First edition. Includes many recipes for still popular Scottish sweets, oat cakes, bannocks, shortbread, barley sugar, apple dumplings, apple fritters. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 110294

  24. Serve It Forth.
    FISHER, M. F. K. Serve It Forth.

    New York : 1937

    First edition, first printing. The first book by pre-eminent American food writer M. F. K. Fisher. Rather than a book of recipes it is a literary appreciation of food history and culture. Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 109919

  25. Synergetic Stew.
    BUCKMINSTER FULLER INSTITUTE. Synergetic Stew.

    Philadelphia : 1982

    First edition of this cookbook compiled by the staff at the Buckminster Fuller Institute. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 109766

  26. So Red the Nose or Breath in the Afternoon.
    COCKTAILS - NORTH, Sterling, & Carl Kroch (eds.) So Red the Nose or Breath in the Afternoon.

    New York : 1935

    First 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

  27. The Godstone and the Blackymor.
    WHITE, T. H. The Godstone and the Blackymor.

    London : 1959

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the illustrator, "Signed for Bridget by Edward Ardizzone, Feb 1968", on the front free endpaper, with a typed letter from the Book Trade Group referring to Ardizzone's visit to Melbourne, a related newspaper clipping and a prospectus from Jonathan Cape for their journal Now and Then, all laid in. A lovely... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 108471

  28. De generibus ebriosorum, et ebrietate vitanda:
    [HESSUS, Helius Eobanus.] De generibus ebriosorum, et ebrietate vitanda:

    [Frankfurt : 1557

    The German humanist scholar Eobanus Koch (Coccius) (1488-1540) was considered the foremost Latin poet of his age. His prose work "On the species of drunkards" is a mock-quodlibetical speech that applies the scholastic method of argumentation, first printed anonymously in 1515. His first bestseller, the satire was reprinted in 1516 and 1550 and afterwards... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 108213

  29. Yamato-ryu Kyudo Kyokun no maki. [Precepts for Archery of the Yamato School].
    MORIKAWA, Kozan. Yamato-ryu Kyudo Kyokun no maki. [Precepts for Archery of the Yamato School].

    Tokyo : 1928

    First facsimile edition of a work first published in 1652, and untraceable thus, no copy on WorldCat. The text lays out the philosophical precepts underlying Mokikawa Kozan's (1631-1701) style of Kyudo, created essentially as a fusion between the two most prominent schools of the time, Heki-ryu and Ogasawara-ryu. Morikawa was the first to define the... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 107836

  30. Girl Scout Handbook.
    [GIRL SCOUTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.] Girl Scout Handbook.

    New York : 1940

    First edition thus, first printing. There were previous iterations of the Girl Scout Handbook in 1929, 1933, and 1936, all scarce and none explicitly designated for the intermediate program. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 107499

  31. The Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection.
    DEAN, Henry. The Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection.

    London : 1772

    A remarkably fresh copy of an early edition of by far the "best-known 18th-century book on conjuring", first published in 1722 (Pierson, p. 31). The work provides a detailed guide on how to conduct various tricks including "how to make a cat draw a fellow through a pond of water" and "how to cause the beer you drink to be wrung out of the handle of... Learn More
    £6,250.00

    Stock Code: 107439

  32. Wall and Water Gardens.
    JEKYLL, Gertrude. Wall and Water Gardens.

    London : [1901]

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 106258

  33. Lambeth Method of Cake Decoration and Practical Pastries.
    LAMBETH, Joseph A. Lambeth Method of Cake Decoration and Practical Pastries.

    London : 1936

    First UK edition, first impression, originally published in a limited run in the US two years earlier. Lambeth was an award-winning American pastry chef who emigrated to England and founded his own successful pastry school. A scarce title in this condition. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 105741

  34. The Complete Angler
    WALTON, Izaak, & Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler

    London : 1836

    First of this edition, edited by the antiquary Sir Harris Nicolas (1799-1848); a lovely set of one of the most desirable editions of Walton and Cotton's piscatorial masterpiece.

    "One of the best, possibly the very best, of these editions of The Compleat Angler was the superb edition edited by Sir Harris Nicolas for Pickering with engravings... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 105534

  35. TVR: Success Against The Odds.
    FILBY, Peter. TVR: Success Against The Odds.

    London : 1976

    First edition, first impression, of this work on the independent British manufacturer of high-end sports cars. TVR was, at one time, the third-largest specialised sports car manufacturer in the world. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 104365

  36. Road Dog Ale.
    STEADMAN, Ralph. Road Dog Ale.

    Colorado : [c.1995]

    Steadman's revised promotional material for the Road Dog Ale, following a charge of profanity. He began creating original art for Flying Dog's labels in 1995, and initially designed the labels with the slogan "Good Beer, No Shit." However, this was deemed obscene by the Colorado Liquor Board, who removed all Road Dog beer from the market. The slogan... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 104243

  37. Miscellaneous Dissertations on Rural Subjects.
    [FORBES, Francis.] Miscellaneous Dissertations on Rural Subjects.

    London : 1775

    First edition. Forbes was a disciple of Jethro Tull and a keen proponent of the "new husbandry". The book contains four dissertations: on fences; manures; drill-sowing; and hydraulics and water-management. The plates include one of a drill plough. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 104265

  38. The Story of an Outing.
    HEPBURN, A. Barton. The Story of an Outing.

    New York and London : 1913

    First edition. "Hunting in open country near Mt. Kenia, the author bagged a large variety of plains game including lesser kudu, gazelle, impala, wildebeest, and eland, as well as lion and buffalo. Perhaps the most exciting passage in this little volume is taken from a letter written by Hepburn's companion, H. Lloyd Folsom, detailing the dangers of a... Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 102006

  39. The School Children of America are invited to take a Trip with Mohawk across Distant Seas through Foreign Lands into the Rubber Country of the Strange East …
    SRI LANKA. The School Children of America are invited to take a Trip with Mohawk across Distant Seas through Foreign Lands into the Rubber Country of the Strange East …

    Akron, OH : 1930

    First edition of this extremely uncommon - no copy traced institutionally - promotional travelogue conducting the "School Children of America" from rural Ceylon to industrial Ohio, and all in headache-inducing 3-D. Printed using the red/cyan anaglyph 3-D process which enjoyed great popularity in the 1920s, this is a great example of a promotional/educational... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 102009

  40. The Fifth Estate.
    TRAVERS, Jerome D. and James R. Crowell. The Fifth Estate.

    New York : 1926

    First edition, first printing. Travers won the U.S. Amateur in 1907, 1908, 1912 and 1913; he won the US Open in 1915. A very uncommon title in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £775.00

    Stock Code: 100976

  41. Wall and Water Gardens.
    JEKYLL, Gertrude. Wall and Water Gardens.

    London : [1901]

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 101101

  42. "Farmer George".
    BENTLEY, Nicolas. "Farmer George".

    [c.1960s]

    A lively caricature of King George III planting a tree, dubbed "Farmer George" for his passionate interest in agriculture.

    The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 100796

  43. The Doctor in the Kitchen.
    [EDWARDS, Mabel Elizabeth.] Mrs. Arthur Webb. The Doctor in the Kitchen.

    London : [1935]

    First edition, first impression. A book of nutritious recipes, with advice for stretching a limited budget, together with chapters on hygiene and sterilisation, home remedies, how to keep a sick-room ventilated, and advice on keeping the patient's spirits up and making the room as pleasant as possible. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 100119

  44. Chinese Kung-Fu Karato (Atado) …
    KUNG FU - Honourable Master Leong Fu. Chinese Kung-Fu Karato (Atado) …

    Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia : 1958

    First editions, rare complete set, of Kung-Fu Karato (Atado) founder Leong Fu's illustrated martial arts training series. Leong Fu "Atado" Lee trained in China, but when it became a republic in 1948 he moved to Japan, then settled in Malaysia and opened his own school, teaching his own brand of amalgamated "Atado Karate" (Atado was his nickname). Rare... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 99775

  45. Narrative of an Expedition into Southern Africa, during the Years 1836, and 1837,
    HARRIS, William Cornwallis. Narrative of an Expedition into Southern Africa, during the Years 1836, and 1837,

    Bombay : 1838

    First issue of the first Bombay edition, which predates the first London by a year, "scarce" (Czech). Harris was commissioned in the Bombay Engineers in 1823, promoted captain in 1834 and major in 1836. Invalided to South Africa for two years, on the voyage out he joined up with Richard Williamson, a Bombay civil servant, deciding to undertake a big... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 98148

  46. Practical Chess Exercises;
    KENNY, W[illiam] S[topford]. Practical Chess Exercises;

    London : 1818

    First edition. Kenny (1788-1867) was a prominent educationalist who, in addition to compiling revised editions of several existing textbooks, produced several original works. His Practical Chess Grammar was published in 1817 and went through several editions, including a German translation published in Leipzig in 1821. Scarce in commerce and just three... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 97328

  47. Original sketches made on board Edgar E. Holley's Evelyn during a New York Yacht Club cruise in 1867.
    WORTH, Thomas. Original sketches made on board Edgar E. Holley's Evelyn during a New York Yacht Club cruise in 1867.

    New York : c.1867

    "These sketches were drawn by Thomas Worth who was on board the yacht Evelyn at the time she made the cruise with the New York Yacht Club about 1867. Those on board were E.E., Holley owner, Mr. Amos Stellenwerf, Mr. Dan Slote, Mr. Chas. Van Zant, and the Artist. The accompanying sketches were actual incidents of the cruise. Three sketches are scenes... Learn More
    £11,500.00

    Stock Code: 96970

  48. A Garden Book for Malaya.
    GOUGH, Kathleen. A Garden Book for Malaya.

    London : 1928

    First edition, first impression. Publisher's file copy with their bookplate to front pastedown. Not to be confused with the anthropologist of the same name, Kathleen Gough was a British expatriate and fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society who lived a few miles away from Kuala Lumpur in the town of Kajang. Highly uncommon in this condition with the... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 96724

  49. Glimpses of the Wild:
    WOOD, Harry Stotesbury. Glimpses of the Wild:

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression; publisher's file copy with their bookplate to front pastedown. Lieut.-Col. Wood served with the Ghurkas in Manipur; his Shikar Memories, published in 1934, recounts a 36-year career in big-game hunting. The present volume describes the region's birds, animals, reptiles and insects. Surprisingly scarce institutionally... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 96621

  50. The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World.
    TAYLOR, Marshall W. The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World.

    Worcester : 1928

    First edition, first impression, in the scarce jacket, of the autobiography of the pioneering athlete Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, who became the world champion in 1899 in the one mile sprint. He was also the second African-American world champion in any sport, after boxer George Dixon. Though celebrated in Europe and Australia, his career was held... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 95968

  51. Children and Gardens.
    JEKYLL, Gertrude. Children and Gardens.

    London : 1908

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 95223

  52. Lilies for English Gardens.
    JEKYLL, Gertrude. Lilies for English Gardens.

    London : 1901

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 95230

  53. Athletics and Football.
    BADMINTON LIBRARY - SHEARMAN, Montague. Athletics and Football.

    London : 1889

    Third edition of a book that "stood the test of time for its comprehensiveness and for the quality of its writing" (ODNB). Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 89966

  54. Flower Show.
    STOCK, Dennis. Flower Show.

    Udine : 1986

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by Dennis Stock on the half-title: "For Art the 'Chucker', in appreciation of a delightful week. Dennis Stock, Aug. 18, 1989". Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 90088

  55. Ask Mamma.
    SURTEES, R. S. Ask Mamma.

    London : 1920

    Limited edition volume limited to 50 numbered sets specially coloured by Walter Mason. This is copy number 25. Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 89671

  56. When the Wheels Revolve.
    GENERAL MOTORS. When the Wheels Revolve.

    Detroit, Michigan : 1944

    An attractively designed General Motors brochure which explains for a general readership how automobiles work, with numerous diagrams and illustrations. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 88968

  57. Commerce and Industry.
    BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN; THRUSTON, E. H. (ed.) Commerce and Industry.

    London : [1932]

    Limited edition; number 68 of 1,000 copies. A very handsome copy indeed: "Commerce and Industry are to-day, and in all probability for more than a generation to come will be, the principal phases of human activity. To arrive at a full understanding of the magnitude and power of these factors is the best protection for those who do not desire to become... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 86982

  58. Sportsman in Ireland,
    ALLAN, Robert. Sportsman in Ireland,

    London : 1840

    First edition of this uncommon set on the sporting life in Ireland and Scotland, handsomely bound with elaborate tooling. Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 85345

  59. Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks.
    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) and "Dedicated to serious drinkers everywhere", the book gives history and recipes for the following cocktails: Manhattan, Blue Blazer, Deadwood... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 81233

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