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"When It's Cocktail Time In Cuba" 1928 WOON, Basil

[284] pp.


WOON, Basil

First Edition

Horace Liveright

7.75" x 5.5"

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'When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba' in a near-fine 'Shell pink' & 'Caribbean turquoise' (non priced-clipped $2.50 jacket designed by "Sugar" 1st Edition pub. October, 1928'

Not a guide book, but a guide to the delightful sights and sounds, cocktails and cockfights, scenery and senoritas in the tropical luxuriance of Cuba

Furthermore, inside fly leaf reads: 'Rum, roulette and racing; sugar, cigars and senoritas these are the ingredients of this effervescent picture of what the tourist does in Cuba, what he sees, and what he drinks! First, as to what he drinks. Mr. Woon gives the real recipe of the Daiquiri as given to him by Facundo Bacardi himself, maker of "the rum that cured a king and pickled a nation."

Contents include: 284 pp replete w/ 23 chapters & 16 illustrations including: Havana Races at Oriental Park & The Havana American Jockey Club

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