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It's FIVE O'CLOCK somewhere - actually if your reading this from Reykjavik, it's the GOLDEN HOUR, or as Bernard DeVoto wrote "The HOUR"




3177 The Hour.
DeVoto, Bernard.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1951. Barss, William. Hardcover. 84 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Reveling the secret - What is the only true Martini? DeVoto, a Pulitzer Prize winner, engages... (#3177)
Price: $125.00  
3172 The Squire's Home-Made Wines as describ'd and set-forth in the Journal of Thomas Hoggson, Gent.
Hoggson, Thomas.
New York: Pynson Printers, 1924. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 38 pages. 16.5 x 13 cm. Copy 1286 of 1524. A fine 18th-century style reproduction. The "Squire" published twelve recipes for toddies... (#3172)
Price: $15.00  
3173 Wines, Spirits and Liqueurs.
Shepherd, C.W.
New York: Abelard-Schuman Limited, 1958. Hardcover. 160 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Here we find the "story behind the label" - where the wines come from, what the vintages mena... (#3173)
Price: $15.00  
3174 What, When, Where and How to DRINK; With an Introduction by Sherman Billingsley.
Williams, Richard L. & David Myers.
Indianapolis: THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY, Inc., 1955. Hardcover. 159 pages. 21 x 14 cm. "How to get the most out of Alcohol without letting it bring out the worst in you."... (#3174)
Price: $75.00  
WINES, COCKTAILS and other Drinks; for R.H. Macy & Co., Inc.
Thomas, Frank A.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. 228 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Three years after the end of Prohibition, Macy's Department store jumped into the Wine... (#3175)
Price: $75.00  
3176 Esquire DRINK BOOK; illustrated in color by Charmatz.
Birmingham, Frederic A.
Taiwan: Esquire, Inc., 1967. Hardcover. 310 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. Your complete guide to high spirits - containing the pedigrees of all liquors, wines and beers worth quaffing -... (#3176)
Price: $75.00  
3178 WHISKY TRAILS; A geographical guide to Scotch whisky.
Brown, Gordon.
Philadelphia: RUNNING PRESS, 1993. Hardcover. 224 pages. 26 x 18 cm. Foreward by Sir Kingsley Amis. Embark on a guided tour through the main whisky producting Highland areas of Scotland... (#3178)
Price: $15.00  
3179 Spirits and Liqueurs.
Hallgarten, Peter A.
London: Faber and Faber, 1979. Hardcover. 176 pages. 22 x 14.5 cm. An early assemblage focused on the history of distillation and liqueur production along with descriptions of various liquors... (#3179)
Price: $25.00  
2947 JAYNE'S Bartender Guide; A Practical Handbook for Professionals and Amateurs.
Philadelphia: Dr. D. Jayne and Son, Inc., 1934. Staplebound. 152 pages. 13.5 x 11 cm. From the company that brought Dr. D. Jayne & Sons Expectorant, Tonic Pills, and many... (#2947)
Price: $275.00  
2879 [COCKTAIL] Hawaiian Hospitality.
Armitage, George T.
Honolulu, Hawaii: George T. Armitage, 1944. Third Printing. Staplebound. 48 pages. 25.5 x 10 cm. Edited by Helen Berkey, Published and Distributed by HAWAIIAN SERVICE. Die-cut pineapple shaped cocktail book... (#2879)
Price: $250.00  
2953 El Arte Del Licorista; Del Fabricante de Vinos de Todas Classes, Aguardientes, Jarabes & Helados.
Porta, Mariano.
Zaragoza, Spain: 1883. Sewn binding. 81 pages. 21 x 15.5 cm. (The Art of the Liquorist. From the Manufacturer of Wines of All Kinds, Spirits, Syrups & Ice Cream. New... (#2953)
Price: $2,200.00  
2954 El Bar Americano en España; Ilustraciones de ROBERTO.
Chicote, Pedro.
Madrid: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. 164 pages. 19 x 13 cm. Scarce Spanish language cocktail book - one of the earliest cocktail books printed in Spain. Pedro... (#2954)
Price: $800.00  
3180 The Gun Club Drink Book; Author of The Gun Club Cook Book.
Browne, Charles.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1939. Holton, Leonard. First Edition. Hardcover. 190 pages. 21 x 15 cm. At the end of Prohibition, a reinvigorated public turned to cocktail books to... (#3180)
Price: $275.00  
3181 Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide, Revised.
Vic, Trader.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. Hardcover. 442 pages. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. Trader Vic has revised his popular guide and added all the newest mixed-drink creations while modernizing... (#3181)
Price: $75.00  
John de Kuyper & Son.
New York: John de Kuyper & Son, 1965. Hardcover. 71 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. Classic kitsch 1960's cocktail book filled with VERY colorful photos. Laid in: Xerox typed sheet... (#3183)
Price: $20.00  
3184 The Merrie Christmas Drink Book; Decorated by Ruth McCrea.
Mount Vernon, NY: The Peter Pauper Press, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. 63 pages. 19 x 11.5 cm. Delightful drink book, including Hot Toddies, Mulled Wine, and After-Dinner Cheer - each... (#3184)
Price: $25.00  
3185 Brandies & Liqueurs of the World.
Hannum, Hurst & Robert S. Blumberg.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 278 pages. 24 x 16 cm. A concise and comprehensive history of the distillation process, as well as analysis of... (#3185)
Price: $35.00  
3186 Booth's Handbook of Cocktails and Mixed Drinks.
Doxat, John.
London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1967. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 191 pages. 20 x 13.5 cm. An comprehensive work containing advice and opinions sure to captivate any aspiring bartenders - amateur and... (#3186)
Price: $50.00  

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