"Crosby Gaige's Guide And Ladies' Companion" 1941 GAIGE, Crosby

GAIGE, Crosby

[223] pp.

M. Barrows & Co.


First Printing

8 1/4" x 5 7/8"

Illustrated by Rea Irvin

Crosby Gaige was a talented Broadway producer and writer as well as the president of the New York Food & Wine Society. Cocktail Guide and Ladies Companion is of one of Crosby Gaige's finest works on cocktails. It blends humor and cocktail how to that makes this not only an amazing cocktail recipe book. but gives insight into the café society of the time. Gaige's wisdom is complimented by contributions from contemporaries of the time such as James Beard, Dr. Charles Browne, Frank Case, and the ever-eloquent Lucius Beebe amongst others. it also contains illustrations by Rea Irvin, foreword by Lucius Beebe, and a recessional by Lawton Mackall.

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