BARTENDING.

Jayne's Bartender's Guide.

A practical handbook for professionals and amateurs.

Philadelphia: Dr. D. Jayne and Son Inc., 1934 Stock Code: 143685
£375.00
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First edition, first printing. Published soon after the repeal of Prohibition, recipes include the Charlie Chaplin Cocktail, the Pousse Cafe American and the Klondyke Cocktail. The final page of the book contains an afterward, warning that bartenders must uphold certain values to prevent the calamity of Prohibition ever happening again. A scarce work, with only three copies known in public institutions.

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Description

Duodecimo. Original brown wrappers, front cover lettered in black with decorative orange initial. Cased in brown tapa cloth.

Condition

A few page corners creased, some wear to extremities of case, else an excellent copy.

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