New York: Charles Scribner's Sons / London: Charles Scribner's Sons, Ltd., 1939.. 1939.. Very good. - Octavo pictorial paper covered orange boards. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. xviii & 190 pages. Full-page illustrations & pictorial chapter titles in black & white by Leonard Holton. The front edges of the last few pages are chipped with a narrow piece out of the last page of the index. There is light staining to page 42 & to the top edge of the book. Very good.
The signatures of Chalmers K. Bryce and F. Reardon appear on the half-title.
A post-Prohibition book aiming to educate young people brought up on synthetic whiskey and bathtub gin.
The first edition is quite scarce. First Edition.
FOOD & DRINK; ALCOHOL; LIQUOR; MIXED DRINKS; COCKTAILS; WINES; THE GUN CLUB DRINK BOOK: Being a more or less discursive account of alcoholic beverages, their formulae and uses, together with some observations on the mixing of drinks; DRINKS RECIPES; C