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101.
Drinks.
Chicago: Hotel Monthly Press, 1914. Tall thin octavo, 96, [10], [24] pages. Index. Ads. Later edition. While the title page states 1914, this later edition of Straub's cocktail manual, was issued during prohibition by his widow circa 1920. An ad for the work within states that the book, "Appeals in particular to caterers in foreign countries where American 'mixed drinks' are popular." Originally a pre-Prohibition cocktail recipe collection, the book... (Item #4338)
Price: $500.00
Drinks. Jacques Straub.
102.
Sake.
Tokyo: Nishigahara Kankokai, 1936. Octavo, 553 pages. Text in Japanese. An unrecorded Japanese sake guide and manual. Very good in red cloth. [Worldcat locates no copies]. (Item #2524)
Price: $500.00
103.
[Early 19th century New York Liquor and Tavern Licenses].
Coxsackie, NY: 1800 & 1806. Two printed forms each completed in unique hand, each 15.5 x 21 cm. The earlier permit allows for Charles Titus (1760-1847) of Coxsackie to sell “spiritous liquors” in a quantity of fewer than five gallons for one year. Specifications that the liquor must not be drunk at his house, out-house, yard, or garden preclude the operation of a tavern or public house. This license is... (Item #3759)
Price: $600.00
104.
Collection of Twenty-three Tavern License Applications from Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Indiana County, Pennsylvania: 1822-1872. Various sizes, bulk measure approximately 30 x 19 cm. Twenty-three court documents related to the sale of liquor and operation of a public house or tavern in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, located east of Pittsburgh. Indiana County’s first court convened in a tavern in 1806, testament to the integral role taverns played in American public life. These later documents submitted to and generated by the “Honorable judges... (Item #3655)
Price: $1,100.00
Collection of Twenty-three Tavern License Applications from Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Tavern Licenses.
105.
One page ALS.
1879. One page ALS, 21.1 x 13.65 cm. Clark & Balch, New York-based purveyors of teas, implore Mr. C.C. Palmer to increase "the cost of all the grades of Coffee [...] 2 cents per pound" due to a large advance in the coffee market. Slight fold tear on one side of the letter, otherwise very good. (Item #3277)
Price: $25.00
One page ALS. Tea, Clark, Balch: Importers, Jobbers of Teas.
106.
Opinions of the press in relation to the liquor traffic, and the morals of Boston.
Boston: Temperance Standard Press, 1846. Octavo-sized pamphlet, 63, [1] pages. Index. First edition. The authors extoll the virtues of Boston, and discuss alcohol's effects on the progress of the city. "But amid all these blessings, there are many evils - evils of increasing magnitude and strength, which, unchecked, portend destruction. Prominent among them, is intemperance." Near fine, in plain wrappers. [OCLC locates 14 copies; Sabin 6538]. (Item #3226)
Price: $90.00
107.
First Annual Report of the New-Hampshire Society for the Promotion of Temperance, ... June 2, 1830, ... with the Address of Rev. President Lord, upon the same occasion.
Concord: Printed by Asa M'Farland, 1830. Octavo-sized pamphlet, 16 pages. First edition. some light foxing, otherwise very good, in plain wrapper. [OCLC locates 5 copies; Sabin 52887]. (Item #3227)
Price: $100.00
108.
Thayer's One Hundred Formulas, a Handbook of Special and Practical Information and Knowledge. Price one dollar.
Boston: J.H. Hartley, Printer, 1883. Octavo-sized booklet, 30 pages. First edition. An interesting collection of recipes medicinal and otherwise drawn from vegetable chemistry. Includes medicines, syrups, extracts, tinctures, infusions, concentrations, balms, ointments, washes, liniments, drops, powders, solutions, uses in wine, uses as food supplements, hair restoratives, creams, & hair dyes, hair pomades, deodorizing powder, skin creams, cough remedies, herbals, flowers, roots, seeds, sugar coated pills, fragrant oils, cooking extracts, teas... (Item #4494)
Price: $100.00
Thayer's One Hundred Formulas, a Handbook of Special and Practical Information and Knowledge. Price one dollar. S. A. Thayer.
109.
Illustrated Catalogue of Cider Mills, Wine Presses, Lard Presses, Wagon Jacks, &c.
Higganum, Conn. Higganum Manufacturing Corporation, c. 1880. Small octavo, 12 pages. A handsome small trade catalogue illustrated throughout with steel engravings of cider mills, wine presses, a lard press and more. Some wear to pink paper wrappers, with steel engraved illustration on the front panel, otherwise very good. [OCLC shows 4 listings for all years]. (Item #2199)
Price: $175.00
110.
Port Wine Bibliography. 1945, 1947, & 1952
Porto: J.R. Goncalves/IVP, n.d. Quarto, 339 + 60 + 75 pages. Text in Portuguese. Photocopy facsimile of the Portuguese Port Wine Institute's bibliographies from 1945, 1947, and 1952. Thousands of bibliographic entries related to port wine and its production. Bound in pink wrappers with some wear. Some annotations in ink to text, otherwise very good condition. Scarce and very useful. (Item #3555)
Price: $300.00
Port Wine Bibliography. 1945, 1947, & 1952. The Port Wine Institute, Instituto do Vindo do Porto.
111.
The Story of VendOmeter: The Self-Serve, Electric-Refrigerated, Orange Drink Vending Machine [and] VendOmeter News. Vol. 2. January-February 1928. Nos. 1-2.
New York: The Vendometer Corporation, 1927-1928. 16 x 9 cm, tri-fold and 28 x 21, 8 pages. Small promotional brochure and issue of VendOmeter News periodical. Founded in 1927, the Vendometer Corporation produced a refrigerated drink vending machine that served Oranade, “a pure fruit orange drink.” Brochure describes the convenience and sanitary functionality of the vending machine and includes a raffle ticket to win a refrigerator at the 1927 Trenton... (Item #3665)
Price: $150.00
112.
Port. How to Buy, Serve, Store and Drink It.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1926. Octavo, 95 pages. Thoroughly illustrated with full-page black and white photographs, and with a folding chart of Port Imports from 1678 onwards. First edition, second printing. Some light spotting to edges of text block, otherwise very good. (Item #2280)
Price: $40.00
Port. How to Buy, Serve, Store and Drink It. Wm. J. Todd.
113.
H.H. Hatch & Co., (successors to Skeels & Hatch), Importers and wholesale dealers in pure Rye & Bourbon Whiskies. 125 River Street, Cleveland, Ohio.
Cleveland, OH: H.H. Hatch & Co. circa 1870. Trade card, (7 x 12cm). Printed one side in black and gold, on pale red card stock. The 1886 Directory, Leading Manufacturers and Merchants of the City of Cleveland and Environs, describes the firm as follows. "One of the best-known houses in Cleveland is that of H. B. Hatch & Co.', importers and wholesale liquor dealers. This house dates its foundation from... (Item #4889)
Price: $150.00
H.H. Hatch & Co., (successors to Skeels & Hatch), Importers and wholesale dealers in pure Rye & Bourbon Whiskies. 125 River Street, Cleveland, Ohio. Trade Card - Whiskey, H. H. Hatch, Co.
114.
Matthews catalogue and price list of apparatus, materials and accessories for making and dispensing carbonated beverages.
New York: John Matthews Apparatus Co. 1885. Quarto, 104 pages. Fully illustrated. A lovely trade catalogue for this important manufacturer of bottling equipment, soda fountains, and carbonation apparatus. The fountains get progressively larger and more elaborate. Also includes siphon boxes for home delivery of soda water. edges of wrappers and one or two pages with repair, corners bumped. Some soiling throughout. In elaborately decorated printed wrappers. Good. rare. [OCLC locates... (Item #4833)
Price: $900.00
Matthews catalogue and price list of apparatus, materials and accessories for making and dispensing carbonated beverages. Trade Catalogue - Soda Fountain, The Firm of John Matthews.
115.
En el ano de graci de 1864 [title from cover].
Barcelona: Destilerias Escat, 1948. Stapled booklet (17 x 12 cm.), 32 pages. Illustrated throughout in Cromotecnica. First edition. An attractively-produced promotional booklet for various spirits and liqueurs of Destilerias Escat. The spirits include Anis de la Corona, Anis, Conac Y Ron Escarchados, Kummel no.00, Crema de Cacao, Conac Jerezano (and other conacs), Anisette Burdeos, Estomacal Escat, Vit, Absenta, Crema de Naranja y Bitter, Ron Criolla (and other rums), Peppermint, Curasao... (Item #5344)
Price: $450.00
En el ano de graci de 1864 [title from cover]. Trade Catalogue, José de Borja, Barcelona Destilerias Escat.
116.
The Cider Maker's Hand Book. A Complete Guide for Making and Keeping Pure Cider.
New York: Orange Judd Co. 1893. Octavo, 119, [10] pages. Ads. Later printing of this classic guide to cider making. Includes chapters on cider and apple juice, apple varieties, cider-making equipment, and technique. With a final section on using the "old method". A bit of spotting to the edges, and corners of blind and gilt-stamped dark green cloth a bit bumped. Otherwise bright and clean, Very good. (Item #3919)
Price: $120.00
The Cider Maker's Hand Book. A Complete Guide for Making and Keeping Pure Cider. J. M. Trowbridge.
117.
The Cider Maker's Hand Book. A Complete Guide for Making and Keeping Pure Cider.
New York: Orange Judd Co. 1914. Octavo, 119, 8 pages. Ads. Later printing of this classic guide to cider making. Includes chapters on cider and apple juice, apple varieties, cider-making equipment, and technique. With a final section on using the "old method". A bit of spotting to the edges, and corners of blind and gilt-stamped dark green cloth a bit bumped. Otherwise bright and clean, Very good. (Item #5005)
Price: $90.00
The Cider Maker's Hand Book. A Complete Guide for Making and Keeping Pure Cider. J. M. Trowbridge.
118.
Fruit of the Vine. A Symposium on Social Drinking. As Seen by Many Witnesses of All Times.
Baltimore: the author, 1950. Octavo, 165 pages. First edition of this interesting compilation of historical “evidence” against alcohol. Turnbull, a sculptor and historian of the ancient world, pulls quotes and snippets from figures including Plato, Chaucer, Franklin, Johnson, Poe and others, many of whom more than enjoyed a tipple. In a way, a drinker’s anthology, albeit one twisted by the logic of prohibitions search for “freedom.” A fine copy, in... (Item #1649)
Price: $500.00
Fruit of the Vine. A Symposium on Social Drinking. As Seen by Many Witnesses of All Times. Grace H. Turnbull.
119.
All About Coffee.
New York: The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935. Small stout quarto, 832 pages, with more than 800 illustrations, maps and diagrams, some in full color. Second, edition, revised. At the time of the book’s original publication in 1922, The New York Times called it “without a doubt the most comprehensive and authoritative work on the subject that has been published in any language” (New York Times, December 3... (Item #1659)
Price: $1,000.00
All About Coffee. William H. Ukers.
120.
All About Tea.
New York: Tea & Coffee Journal, 1935. Two volumes, quartos, xvi, 559 pages, & viii, 568 pages, thoroughly illustrated. First edition of the definitive study on tea. The finest copy we have seen of this monumental work on the history, agriculture, and trade of tea. Slight spotting to top edge of text block on both volumes, as is usually seen (tea stains?), otherwise fine and bright in publisher’s green buckram... (Item #1658)
Price: $3,500.00
All About Tea. William H. Ukers.
121.
Early American Bottles and Flasks.
Stratford, CT: J. Edmund Edwards, 1969. Octavo, 320 pages. Revised edition. Number 768 of 1000 signed copies signed by editor J. Edmund Edwards. Originally published in 1926, this reissue includes introduction by Charles B. Gardner and exclusive revised checklist. "The Bottle Collector's Bible" outlines the history of glass manufacturing in the United States, state-specific glass houses, and histories of bottle types, including ink bottles, snuff bottles and jar, and pickle... (Item #3111)
Price: $50.00
Early American Bottles and Flasks. Stephen Van Rensselaer.
122.
Que'est-de Que le Vin de Porto? Porto 1950.
Porto: Instituto Do Vinho do Porto, 1950. Octavo, 68 pages. Illustrated. Text in French. Second, revised edition. An introduction to Port and to the region for which it is named. Very good in publisher's printed wrappers. With the bookplate of the prolific Danish wine and travel writer, Henning O'Strit. (Item #4576)
Price: $90.00
Que'est-de Que le Vin de Porto? Porto 1950. Carlos Villa-Lobos Machado.
123.
Wine in Peace and War. With Decorations by Rex Whistler.
London: Saccone & Speed, [1947]. Octavo, 77 pages. First ordinary edition of this work commissioned by the London vintners Saccone & Speed. An account of the wine merchant's history. Endpapers a bit spotted as usual, otherwise a very good copy in cream pictorial boards. [Gabler 43040]. (Item #1574)
Price: $400.00
Wine in Peace and War. With Decorations by Rex Whistler. Evelyn Waugh.
124.
Diary of a Winetaster. Recent Tastings of French and California Wines.
New York: Quadrangle Books, 1972. Octavo, 228 pages. 1st US edition. The first book of Waugh's books to receive US publication. Include and interesting section on American jug wines. I would have been grateful to have such a thing back when I was in college, but alas price always made the decision. A very good copy in like dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "To ... ..., best wishes, Harry Waugh." (Item #1856)
Price: $90.00
Diary of a Winetaster. Recent Tastings of French and California Wines. Harry Waugh.
125.
Winetaster's Choice. The Years of Hysteria. Tastings of California, French and German Wines.
New York: Quadrangle Books, 1973. Octavo, 208 pages. First edition. The A followup to 'Diary of Winetaster' which focused on French and California wines.Very good in a like dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "To .... ...., with best wishes, Harry Waugh." (Item #1855)
Price: $90.00
Winetaster's Choice. The Years of Hysteria. Tastings of California, French and German Wines. Harry Waugh.

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