"Forty Famous Cocktails. Being A Compendium Of Reliable Recipes" 1930

Forty Famous Cocktails. Being a Compendium of Reliable Recipes Carefully Compiled for use in this Arid Area. Engraved with Humble Apologies to that Master Engraver John Held Jr. [Verso title]: The Path to Perdition or a Scene from the Back Room in the Days When Life was Simple. With Apologies and a Toast to John Held Jr. Master Engraver

First Edition. no date, circa 1930. Rare cocktail ephemera item measuring 11 by 7 1/2 inches, consisting of a colorfully illustrated sleeve with a moveable insert that when pulled up or down reveals cocktail recipes. Engraved by John Boland. A very scarce cocktail recipe devise, with only two holdings found on WorldCat. We have seen the smaller version of this but one imagines the larger to be scarcer. 

HELD, John Jr. (John BOLAND)

 11.25"H x 7.5"W


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