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COCKTAILS - VERMEIRE, Robert.

Cocktails. How to Mix Them.

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1922 Stock Code: 121318
£1,500.00
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Including what is believed to be the first appearance in print of the recipe for the Sidecar

First 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 at London's Royal Automobile Club, The Criterion, Embassy Club, bars in France and Belgium, and at his own Robert's Bar.

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Description

Tall octavo. Original orange cloth, titles and cocktail glass illustrations to spine and front cover in red, publisher's device in red to rear cover.

Illustrations

With 16 pp. of illustrated adverts to rear.

Condition

Spine lightly faded, a couple of small marks to covers, edges lightly browned; a very good copy, notably bright.

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