The Stork Club Bar Book.New York & Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1946 Stock Code: 143490
First edition, first printing, of "Luscious" Lucius Beebe's witty cocktail recipe book, celebrating a day in the life of Sherman Billingsley's Stork Club, a New York fixture from 1929 to 1965. Beebe is credited with coining the phrase "café society".
Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black and white, illustration of a top-hatted stork to front board in black, white and green, yellow endpapers and topstain. With the illustrated jacket.
Book designed by Paul Rand.
Fading along board edges, slight staining along bottom edge. A very good copy in the tanned jacket with small chips to ends and edges.
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