Item #13180 The Standard Cocktail Guide. Crosby Gaige.

The Standard Cocktail Guide

New York: M. Barrows & Company, 1944. 1st Edition. duodecimo. Very Good / Very Good. Item #13180

Handsome and scarce 1st printing of this mid-century cocktail classic in original dust jacket.

Includes several photos of the different types of service used for various drinks, including the Waldorf Astoria's famous glass service.

Half red cloth, art deco inspired half blue cloth with thin silver foil stripes.

Square tight binding. Clean interior. Small scuff to bottom of front board. Dust jacket with mild rubbing and wear, including a scuff to the photo of Gaige on the rear panel and a closed separation at bottom edge of front panel. Dust jacket presents handsomely in archival mylar.

A superior edition of a desriable cocktail classic.


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