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The Manufacture of Liquors, Wines, and Cordials, Without the Aid of Distillation. Also the Manufacture of Effervescing Beverages and Syrups, Vinegar and Bitters. Prepared and Arranged for the Trade by Lacour, Pierre

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, no. 18, Ann Street, 1885. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), 312 [2] pages. Publisher's advertisements. Index, really a table of contents. Later printing; originally published by R. Craighead (New York) in 1853. Perhaps the mo...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$900.00


De arte bibendi libri tres, autore Vincentio Obsopoeo Germano. Quibus adiunximus De arte iocandi libros quatuor Matthaei Delij Hamburgiensis, cum luculenta in eosdem praefatione (The Art of Drinking and the Art of Joking) by Vincentio Obsopoeo Germano; Matthaei Delij; D. Sebastiani Hamaxurgi

Francoforti ad Moenum, Frankfurt, 1582. Early Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Title: De arte bibendi libri tres, autore Vincentio Obsopoeo Germano. Quibus adiunximus De arte iocandi libros quatuor Matthaei Delij Hamburgiensis, cum ...

From Bailgate Books Ltd

£894.60


The rural economy of Glocestershire; including its dairy: together with the dairy management of North Wiltshire; and the management of orchards and fruit liquor, in Herefordshire. by Marshall, William (1745-1818)

London: London: printed for G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, Pall-Mall ; G. G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row ; and J. Debrett, Piccadilly, 1796. Full leather. Very Good. Second edition, volume 1 only (of 2), octavo; xxxii, 332, [4]pp., complete...

From Lyppard Books

£80.00


The Bon Vivant's Companion: Or, How to Mix Drinks by Thomas, Jerry; Asbury, Herbert [ed. & intro.]

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1928; no later printings indicated; li, [1], 169, [1]pp. Ex-library hardcover with label on spine, light stamp on top edge of page block, stamp on front paste-down, lab...

From The Book House in Dinkytown

$225.00


Ceylon Tea: Product of European Exploitation! by [AMERICA LATINA] [CHICANO MOVEMENT - GRAPHICS & ORIGINAL ART] [POSTERS] GARCIA, Rupert

San Francisco, 1972. Paperback. A seminal work by the provocative Bay Area printmaker who is perhaps the best-known figure among the wave of San Francisco Chicano artists who came to prominence in the decade of the Seventies. This is one of Garcia's best...

From Lorne Bair Rare Books

$2,000.00


LOFTUS'S NEW MIXING AND REDUCING BOOK. For the use of Publicans and Spirit Dealers and Retailers in General. by LOFTUS, William.:

London, Published by William R. Loftus, Oxford Street (1868).. EARLY EDITION circa 1868. Small 8vo, approximately 170 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: viii, 1-96, plus 24 page illustrated catalogue, original publisher's cloth, gilt lettering and illustra...

From Roger Middleton

£295.00


Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Recipes. BEekman3-5420. [title from cover] by [Rios, Agustin (compiler)]

[Havana, Cuba: F. Diaz], 1940. Small stapled booklet (9.5 x 6.5 cm.), [32] pages (including price list at center). Issued without the title page, otherwise found in other issues), and without the portraits or biography of the founders. ~ A later, apparen...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$300.00


NEW GUIDE FOR THE HOTEL, BAR, RESTAURANT, BUTLER AND CHEF. Being a Hand Book for the Management of Hotel and American Bars, and the Manufacture of the Principal New and Fashionable Drinks. by BACCHUS & CORDON BLEU [LEBOUR-FAWSSETT, Emilie]. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY.:

London, William Nicholson and Sons, [1885].. Hotel & restaurant cookery, as now practised, with the newest entrees and dishes. FIRST EDITION, in 2 parts, Preface dated 1885. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY BY BOTH AUTHORS WITH THEIR PSEUDONYMS, ON ORIGINAL ENDP...

From Roger Middleton

£1,800.00


Destilerias Hilario Botella. Jativa. Catalogo General by [Trade catalogue - Spanish spirits bottles; Destilerias Hilario Botella]

[Barcelona: Encuardernaciones Patentadas Spirax Sol; Papeles de Estano-Barna, 1920. Booklet, spiral-bound along top edge (17 x 13 cm.), 58 leaves, printed rectos only. Illustrated throughout in chromolithography. Title from cover. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$450.00


Set 'Em Up. Illustrated by John Rupe. Published by a Punch-Drunk Author who Still Hasn't Learned his Lesson by Madden, Joe (the Markee)

New York: the author/Cornwall Press, 1939. Octavo, 136 pages. FIRST EDITION of this third installment of self-published barroom tales from Joe Madden. All of the the dust jacket blurbs are supplied by Joe Madden. Madden's bartending world is rough and tu...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$250.00


The Art of Blending and Compounding Liquors and Wines. Showing how all the favorite brands and various grades of whiskeys brandies wines &c &c are prepared by dealers and rectifiers for the trade giving directions for making all the ingredients used in their preparation. And valuable information concerning Whiskeys in Bond by Fleischman, Joseph

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 18 Ann Street, 1885. Octavo, 68, [4], pages. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION. Contains detailed information on blending to create imitations of popular spirits, but also recipes for bitters, cordials, essences, syrup...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$750.00


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

$400.00


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 by Browne, Charles

Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. This specific hardback book is in very good condition with a hard board cover that has sharp edges/corners with minimal bumping or scuffing and has a tight intac...

From Dr. Bookman - All Books Shipped in Cardboard

$228.32


True Fruit Soda Fountain Requisites: Descriptive catalogue and formula book by [Trade catalogue - soda fountain]; J. Hungerford Smith Co

Rochester, N.Y.: J. Hungerford Smith Co, 1908. Stapled booklet (19 x 14 cm.), [28] pages. Illustrated. Printed in chromolithograph throughout. Date from interior panel of front wrapper. FIRST EDITION of this trade catalogue of flavored syrups for soda fo...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$250.00


COCOA. by HALL, Dr. Constant Johan Jacob van.:

London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1914.. FIRST EDITION, 1914. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR. 8vo, approximately 220 x 140 mm, 8¾ x 5½ inches, map and 140 text illustrations, pages: xvi. 1-515 plus 2 pages of adverts, original publisher's r...

From Roger Middleton

£250.00


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