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LOWE, Paul E.

Drinks As They Are Mixed.

A Manual of Quick Reference Containing Upwards of 300 Recipes for Mixing and Serving Drinks. An Invaluable Companion to All Who Are Engaged in the Liquor Business. Including Toasts and Sentiments for all Occasions

Chicago: Frederick J. Drake and Company 1904 Stock Code: 141554
£875.00
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First edition of this early vest-pocket bartender's guide, the text enlivened with punning cartoons. An encyclopaedic listing of contemporary recipes; a "Heart to Heart Talk With Bar Men", advising on the practice and politics of bar-keeping, including a list of the stock and equipment for a "first class bar"; and concluding with an anthology of Toasts and Sentiments.

Evocative and uncommon, with just three locations on WorldCat: Shields Library at Davis, California; Virginia Tech; and Wofford College in South Carolina.

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Description

Tall duodecimo. Original red cloth boards with titles and decoration printed to front board in black, all edges red.

Illustrations

Illustrations in the text.

Condition

Slightly rubbed at the extremities, a little marked on the back board, some browning as usual, a very good copy.

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