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All About Tea by Ukers, William H

New York: Tea & Coffee Journal, 1935. Two volumes, quartos, xvi, 559 pages, & viii, 568 pages, thoroughly illustrated. First edition of the definitive study on tea. The finest copy we have seen of this monumental work on the history, agriculture, and tr...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$3,500.00


The Official Mixer's Manual by Duffy, Patrick Gavin

New York: Ray Long & Richard Smith, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Ray Long & Richard Smith, 1934: First Edition. Hardcover with ring binder interior. Very Good. First page is detached from rings. Pages are toned. Light scu...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$500.00


Bacchus Behave: The Lost Art Of Polite Drinking (First Printing In Dust Jacket, Inscribed By Author) by Whitaker, Alma [Dj Blurbs By Rupert Hughes, Clark Gable, Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Tom Mix, And Cecil B. De Mille]

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1933. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good DJ. 140 Pp. Illustrated Pink Boards. A Fine Example, Just A Hint/Touch Of Rubbing At Two Lower Tips. Dj With Slight Fading Along Spine [Spine Is Pink And Blue Only,...

From Arroyo Seco Books

$1,500.00


Old Crow Collection of Great Bourbon Drink Recipes

Frankfort, Kentucky: The Old Crow Distillery Co, 1960. Softcover. Near Fine. Edition unknown. 12mo. [20]pp. Illustrated in color. Stapled wrappers die-cut into the shape of a crow. Most are conventional recipes, a few relatively unusual such as the Ward...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$100.00


All About Coffee by Ukers, William H

New York: The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935. Small stout quarto, 832 pages, with more than 800 illustrations, maps and diagrams, some in full color. Second, edition, revised. At the time of the book's original publication in 1922, The New York...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$1,000.00


THE SAVOY COCKTAIL BOOK. Compiled by Harry Craddock of the Savoy Hotel, London. Decorations by Gilbert Rumbold by CRADDOCK. HARRY. Compiles

Constable & Company, Ltd. London. 1930. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Illustrated and lettered throughout in blue, black, green, yellow, orange, brown and red. Finely bound in recent full purple morocco binding. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled and ...

From Paul Foster Books

£600.00


Cocktails by Jimmy Late of Ciro's London by Jimmy

Philadelphia: David McKay, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good+ rare dust jacket. Faint edge wear to cloth, light lean to spine. Light rubbing and light edge wear to dust jacket, with a chi...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$500.00


Cocktail Parade by Parade, Canape

Scarborough, NY: Canape Parade, 1933. First Edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. 18 pp (numbered only on the recto). Red printed wraps. Near Fine with light edge wear to wraps and light toning to pages. A charming pamphlet with cocktail recipes printed on the ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$350.00


The Bar-Tender's (Bartender's) Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks by Thomas. Jerry

Danbury, Conn: Behrens Publishing Company (Dick & Fitzgerald ), 1887. 130pp. Red leather boards, gilt lettering and ornamentation. A red label of the Behrens Publishing Company is pasted over the Dick & Fitzgerald publisher's name. The bind...

From Old Bookshelf

$575.00


How to Mix Drinks by Edwards, Bill

Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1936. Paperback. Very Good. Card paper wraps. Assumed first printing. In Good condition, with signs of use and age. Covers are creased and edge worn, stain to rear cover. Pages show occasional check marks in margins, w...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$150.00


NOTES ON A CELLAR - BOOK by SAINTSBURY. GEORGE

Macmillan and Co. London. 1921. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (8.9 x 7.1 inches). Issued as a de luxe, large paper limited edition, signed by the Author beneath the limitation notice, one year after the smaller first edition of the book. A fine, bright, u...

From Paul Foster Books

£325.00


Coffee: Its History, Cultivation, and Uses by Hewitt, Robert Jr

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. 102 pages; color map of the coffee-growing areas of the world laid-in "A Chart of the Globe Showing the Several Places Where Coffee is or may be Produced and Where it is Also Used Together with the Telegraph L...

From Certain Books, ABAA

$650.00


Café Royal Cocktail Book by Tarling, W.J. [compiler]

London: Pall Mall Ltd, 1937. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Carter, Frederick. 8vo. "Coronation Edition". Unpaginated. Original blue cloth. Scarce signature and inscription by Tarling, W.J. on f.f. endpaper. Edges slightly rubbed with lig...

From Minotavros Books

CA$2,000.00


Tea and Tea Blending by Lewis & Co

London: Eden Fisher, 1894. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Very good. Sections on tea in England; tea duty; statistics; China, India and Ceylon tea; tea blending including sample blends. Large 12mo, (vii), 151pp, Index (xv), 13pp ads. Brown gilt cloth, with ...

From Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints

$125.00


Youth's Temperance Advocate

This is a very rare bound volume of the 1st 66 issues of the publication "YOUTH'S TEMPERANCE ADVOCATE" from 1839 to the 1840's. The "magazine" was first published in 1839 (issues 1 and 2) and continued into the 1860's. The issues contain wonderful woodcut...

From CraigsClassics

$2,125.00


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