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Home Made Beverages: The Manufacture of Non-Alcoholic and Alcoholic Drinks in the Household by HOPKINS, Albert A

New York: The Scientific American Publishing Company, 1919. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 232, [1]pp. Contemporary ownership signature on the front pastedown, fine in an attractive, very good or better pictorial dustwrapper with...

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Complete Mixing Guide, Revised from 1912 & 1936, Small Pamphlet Like that you Flip Open to Read, Containing a full List of Formulas for making all Standard Mixed Drinks, Carefully Compiled & Alphabetically Arranged, by Edited by James E. Hickey, by Appointment

Angostura-Wuppermann, NY, 1939. SOFTCOVER, UNDATED BUT EARLY, 1939 ? , VG/VG-, AS-IS, Softcvr Wraps, SMALL Grey with Booze Bottle on Front CVR , Some margin stains & tiny dog ears interior pgs, 43/4 X 2 1/2 in. 64 PGS, PRACTICAL HINTS FOR BARMAN, ...



How to Mix Drinks, or, the Bon-Vivant's Companion, containing clear and reliable directions for mixing all the beverages used in the United States by Thomas, Jerry

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1862. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, later state. Bound in publisher's original pebbled brown cloth decorated in blind; front cover stamped in gilt with vignette of bartender, titled "The Bar Tender...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


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



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


The Seaman's Star and Guide to Happiness by James Stubbs

This is a very scarce, early book dealing with the topic of alcoholism - "THE SEAMAN'S STAR" and Guide to Happiness by James Stubbs (a self-described "Reformed Drunkard"). Published in 1843 in Boston with many illustrations. In this book, the author aims ...

From CraigsClassics


A DISCOURSE OF DRINKING HEALTHS, Wherein the Great Evil of This Prevailing Custom is Shewn; and the Obligation Which Lieth Upon all Good Christians to Suppress and Discountenance it to the Utmost of Their Power by Peter [ Browne], Lord Bishop Of Cork and Rosse

London: Henry Clements, 1716. First London Edition. Hardcover. Book condition is Very Good, bound in full leather with embossed decorations, a hubbed spine and gilt titles on spine. Some wear to leather at spine and edges, including some minor cracking. ...

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Golden Tips. A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry. / by Henry W. Cave, ... Illustrated from Photographs by the Author by Cave, Henry William (1854- )

London : Sampson Low, Marston and Co., 1900. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked period decorated cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tig...

From MW Books Ltd.


By Request: An Autobiography by Simon, Andre L. [First Printing, Near Fine, Inscribed By Andre Simon To Robert Balzer, And With Signed Letter From Simon To Balzer)

London: The Wine and Food Society, 1957. First Edition, First Printing . Green Cloth. Near Fine Book/Near Fine Dustjacket. Photographs. Ix, 180 Pp. Green Cloth, Gilt. A Near Fine Book, Dust Jacket With A Touch Of Wear At Corners. Inscribed As A Gift Fro...

From Arroyo Seco Books


Key West Cigar City, USA by Dr. Loy Glenn Westfall

Signed with Name only. Softcover wrapper has some edge, corner and spine ware. Crease in back cover, original price sticker on cover. Wrapper Good, Inside Near Fine. I gave it an overall rating of Very Good. Lots of color Illustrations throughout. This is...

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Viniana: Second Edition, Revised And Enlarged (With Berry's Letter To Robert L. Balzer, And Berry's Brochure) by Berry, Charles Walter; Introduction By H. Warner Allen

London: Constable & Company, 1934. Second Edition, First Printing . Red Cloth. Near Fine Book/Very Good DJ. Frontispiece, Plates. Xv, 161 Pp. Red Cloth, Gilt. Second Edition, Revised And Enlarged., First Printing Book Is Near Fine, Trace Of Rubbing...

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife by Mary Holland

Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown hal...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Golden Tips. A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry by Cave, Henry W

London: Samson Low, Marston & Company, 1900. Octavo, 474 pages. Illustrated with photographs by the author. First edition, of this lovely survey of Ceylon and its tea industry, by a member of the Royal Asiatic Society and author of several other titles o...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


Giant Alcohol; or, Talks With the Young on the Science of Temperance by Spiers, William

London: Robert Culley. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. N.d. [Ca. 1915] Early edition. Orig. green cloth with colour illustrations on front cover and spine, 160pp. In-text illustrations. School prize plate on front pastedown (dated 1917), edges foxed, light r...

From Minotavros Books


Treatise on the Manufacture, imitation, adulteration, and reduction of foreign wines, brandies, gins, rums, etc., etc., including "Old Rye" Whiskey... by Stephen, John, M.D

Philadelphia, PA: Author Published. Bk: few stains on covers; front lower corner rounded; general ageing; very clean copy tightly bound; Very Good+ with no dust jacket 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. This was written to offset the poisonous adulteratio...

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