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51.
World's Fair Edition. Kentucky's Distilling Interests, by Kentucky Distillers' Bureau Co., of Lexington, Ky. An illustrated history containing sketches and announcements of the most celebrated makers and brands in the state.
[Lexington; Louisville: the Bureau; Courier-Journal Litho.], 1893. Stapled, oblong octavo (20 x 27.5 cm.), 100 pages. Illustrated. Evident FIRST EDITION and stated “World’s Fair Edition” although no other editions located. A sumptuously illustrated history of the distilling industry of Kentucky, prefaced by a portrait of Old Kentucky and its Old Bourbon Whisky as romantic as any modern advertising copywriter could imagine. “No maiden’s kiss is tenderer or more refreshing; no..... (Item #6514)
Price: $1,500.00
52.
The Still and I
New York: Vantage Press, 1981. Octavo, 109 pages. First edition. A personal memoir of a Prohibition-era moonshiner. Kivley makes an appearance in Karl Baarlag's Robbery by Mail: the Story of U.S. Postal Inspectors (New York, 1938), where he is described as a rural justice of the peace turned bootlegger. Bit of bumping to brown cloth; lacking the dust jacket. Near very good. (Item #6151)
Price: $40.00
The Still and I. Melvin Kivley.
53.
All-In-Vue, 84 Drink Recipes.
Long Island City/Syracuse, NY: H. Stiefol Co. N.d. Stapled booklet, 32 pages. First edition. A well-designed novelty cocktail recipe book, intended as a promotional device for various liquor stores. The leaves of booklet step back with an index printed on the edges. It is similar to a thumb-indexed book, but with the entire page edge acting as a navigation aid. The interior of the rear wrapper includes the statement, "recipes..... (Item #3675)
Price: $150.00
All-In-Vue, 84 Drink Recipes. Ben Klein, John Fitzgerald.
54.
De l’Usage des Eaux Minérales naturelles et artificielles de Carlsbad, Embs, Marienbad, Eger, Pyrmont et Spa.
Leipzig/Paris: chez Brockhaus/Schubart et Heideloff, 1829. Duodecimo, xvi, 330 pages. First edition in French, translated from the second German edition, revised and corrected. Kreysig was physician to Frédéric Auguste King of the Saxons, from 1803 to 1828. His greatest contribution was to the art of diagnosis. Attractively bound in full calf with gilt decorated spine, red speckled edges. Early previous owner's name, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates thirteen copies, just..... (Item #4769)
Price: $250.00
55.
Petits et Grands Verres. Choix des meilleures recettes de Cocktails.
Paris: Au sans Pareil, 1927. Small quarto, 131, [2] pages. (24x18.5cm). First trade edition. A translation, by the artist, of Toye and Adair's, Drinks: Long & Short, originally issued in London in 1925. Much more than a translation, this beautiful re-imagining of the book, by one of France's most prolific and imaginative printmakers. In a custom binding, unsigned, with an original drawing for the design of the binding used as... (Item #5012)
Price: $750.00
Petits et Grands Verres. Choix des meilleures recettes de Cocktails. J.-E Laboureur, Nina & A. H. Adair Toye.
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En Compagnie d'Nout' Vin d'Anjou.
Angers: Editions Jacques Petit, 1945. Octavo, 70 pages. First edition, one of 879 numbered copies on velin blanc pu chiffon, from a total of 990. Illustrated by Maurice Pouzet in pochoir throughout. Some light abrasions to paper covers, otherwise very good, in publisher's paper covered boards, with a wine label style artwork pasted down. (Item #1616)
Price: $300.00
En Compagnie d'Nout' Vin d'Anjou. Felix Landreau, Maurice Pouzet.
57.
La Cuisine Berrichonne, suivi de Chansons a Boire, Ornaments de Emile Popineau.
Paris: Chez Helleu et Sergent, 1925. Small octavo, 108 + 2 pages. First edition of this simple and lovely book devoted to the cuisine of Berry. The recipe list is not long, but includes 'boeuf au cornichons,' 'veau en etuvee,' 'rognons de moutons a la mode de Bourges,' and 'truffiat ou galette aux pommes de terre'. With a section on the wines of the region, and a collection of local... (Item #2301)
Price: $500.00
La Cuisine Berrichonne, suivi de Chansons a Boire, Ornaments de Emile Popineau. Hugues Lapaire.
58.
Cognac and Other Brandies.
London: Harper Trade Journals Limited, 1968. Octavo, 153 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A fine description of the history of cognac, and of the development of the distilling process as it applies to brandies in general. With information on the various vineyards and a collection of recipes for cooking with brandy. Previous owner's signature to end papers and to half-title, otherwise very good in a near very good dust jacket, with... (Item #3068)
Price: $75.00
Cognac and Other Brandies. Layton, homas, rthur.
59.
Scotch. The Whiskey of Scotland in Fact and Story.
London: Putnam, 1959. Octavo, 184 pages. Later printing. An historical overview and personal history from a native of Speyside. From the origins to the era of the book's publication. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket designed by William McLaren. (Item #2853)
Price: $35.00
Scotch. The Whiskey of Scotland in Fact and Story. Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart.
60.
The American Vine-Dresser's Guide. New and Revised Edition.
New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1872. Octavo, 123 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Facing English and French texts. Third edition, an early facsimile of the original G.&C. Carwill edition of 1827. In 1829, Cargill issued a slightly expanded edition with some changes in the translation. Loubat was among the first to recognize the potential of American soil for quality wine grapes. He claims to have planted as many... (Item #2008)
Price: $200.00
The American Vine-Dresser's Guide. New and Revised Edition. Alphonse Loubat.
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New Bartender's Guide. Telling How To Mix All The Standard and Popular Drinks Called For Everyday.[with] The Up-to-date Bartender's Guide, a Valuable Ready Reference Guide to the Art of Mixing Drinks, Containing all the Standard and Popular Drinks, with a Choice Selection of Appropriate Toasts
Baltimore: I. & M. Ottenheimer, Publishers, 800-802 E. Fayette St. 1914; 1913. Two works issued as one volume. Small octavo (15 x 11 cm.), 62, [2], 64 pages. Publisher's advertisements to wrappers. Early edition. Text block age-toned, and somewhat brittle, with some pages dog eared. In publisher's illustrated, blue wrappers, with an image depicting a mustachioed bartender at work. Wrappers heavily chipped, but not affecting text or illustration(just the printed border). Good copy only. [Noling, page 776]. (Item #6794)
Price: $60.00
62.
Saloon Society. The Diary of a Year Beyond Aspirin.
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce. 1960. Small quarto, 124 pages. Illustrated with photos by David Attie and designed by Alexey Brodovitch. First edition. "The members of Saloon Society live in a world where there is no tomorrow, where the jugs of bourbon pour like sunshine, where the cigarette smoke is as thick as dreams, where one rockets through the heightened moments of life" (from the jacket flap). Some light... (Item #2512)
Price: $250.00
Saloon Society. The Diary of a Year Beyond Aspirin. Bill Manville.
63.
Reports and Bills Relating to the Sale of Spiritous Liquors.
[Place of publication not identified]: 1839. Stab-sewn booklet (25 x 15.5 cm.), 46 pages. Bastard title page. FIRST EDITION. A landmark legal action, containing the Report, Minority Report, and finally the Act to regulate the sale of alcohol in the state of Massachusetts This was the first attempt to regulate temperance by law, limiting the sale of alcohol in quantities smaller than fifteen gallons. The Act passed April 19th of... (Item #5996)
Price: $150.00
Reports and Bills Relating to the Sale of Spiritous Liquors. Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives.
64.
Nouvelle Instruction pour les Confitures, les Liqueurs, et les Fruits : Ou l'on apprend a confire toutes sortes de Fruits, tant secs que liquides; & divers Ouvrages de Sucre qui sont du fait des Officiers & Confiseurs; avec la maniere de bien ordonner un Fruit. Suite du Nouveau Cuisinier Royal et Bourgeois, egalement utile aux Maitres d'Hotels & dans les Familles, pour savoir ce qu'on sert de plus a la mode dans les Repas. Tomme Troisieme. Nouvelle edition, Revue, corrigee, & beaucoup augmentee, Avec de nouveaux Desseins de Tables.
Amsterdam: Aux Depens de la Compagnie, 1734. Duodecimo, 4 leaves, [4], 362, [20] pages. Three folding plates. Index. A rare early edition of Massialot's famous book on preserves, first published in 1692. The author (ca. 1660-1733) was chef de cuisine to various French nobles, including the brother of Louis XIV and the dukes of Chartres, Orleans and Aumont. His works were published anonymously and not widely circulated among the general... (Item #5055)
Price: $900.00
65.
Hints on Various Subjects Connected With Our Business.
Buffalo: Steam Press of Thomas & Lathrops, 1856. Octavo, 151 pages. First edition of this book of commercial recipes for household and medicinal products, wines, perfumes, cosmetics and toiletries, soda water, spices, and more. With a special section at the rear explaining why the do not sell patent medicines, "the pill taking propensity, which a few years since was so general as to be called by foreigners an American nationalism...."... (Item #2766)
Price: $350.00
Hints on Various Subjects Connected With Our Business. Mathews, A. I. Co.
66.
Drinking with Pepys.
London/New York: Macmillan & Co Ltd./St. Martin's Press, 1963. Octavo, 125 pages. 1st edition, US issue, with the St. Martin's sticker, added to the foot of the dust jacket. The author has "collated all Pepy's allusions to alcohol, to Possets and Syllabubs, Cellerage and Cooperage". Very good in publisher's red cloth, in a near very good, lightly spine faded dust jacket with a few older tape repairs to the corners... (Item #2029)
Price: $35.00
Drinking with Pepys. Oscar A. Mendelsohn.
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American Bar. Utmutato az amerikai husito es hevito italok keszitesehez. [Guide for making American hot and cold beverages].
Budapest: Kapheto Aczél Miksa, 1899. Octavo, 96, iv, [ads], pages. Illustrated. First edition of this rare Hungarian cocktail manual, written and published by the famous eponymous cafe/bar. The recipes and other text is in Hungarian, but the cocktail names are in English, and one can get a good sense of not only the cocktails which had appeared in Budapest, but the available ingredients. The author urges those who would embrace..... (Item #4933)
Price: $2,500.00
American Bar. Utmutato az amerikai husito es hevito italok keszitesehez. [Guide for making American hot and cold beverages]. Aczél Miksa.
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The Independent Liquorist; or, the Art of Manufacturing and Preparing all kinds of cordials, syrups, bitters, wines, champagne, beer, punches, tinctures, extracts, essences, flavorings, colorings, Worcestershire sauce, club sauce, catsups, pickles, preserves, jams, jellies, etc., etc.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, [n.d. circa 1886]. Octavo, 193, [12] pages. Advertisements. Later printing. Publication date from advertisements, including an announcement for Dick's Comic Dialogues, which were not published until 1886. A thorough manual for the many stillroom items mentioned in the title, including bitters and cordials. The author studied under chemist and botanist V.J. Moner, and operated as a wine merchant on New York's Bowery. His failure as... (Item #2547)
Price: $900.00
The Independent Liquorist; or, the Art of Manufacturing and Preparing all kinds of cordials, syrups, bitters, wines, champagne, beer, punches, tinctures, extracts, essences, flavorings, colorings, Worcestershire sauce, club sauce, catsups, pickles, preserves, jams, jellies, etc., etc. L. Monzert.
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Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash.
Mobile, Ala. Chat Publishing Co. 1904. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), [31] pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. A novelty work from Mobile Alabama, emulating the wedding calendar-form journal, but with more lascivious and well-lubricated categories. All illustrated in woodcut silhouettes by Kash. The illustrations for each month include a calendar of dates, each made from cocktail glasses, drops of spirits, jiggers, or jugs of whiskey. In publisher's white and gilt-decorated red... (Item #6754)
Price: $200.00
Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash. Amanda Moore.
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La Biere Eternelle. De la Biere de Sumer a la Biere de Muller.
Neuchatels: Idees et Calendes, 1964. Quarto, 124 pages. Illustrated throughout with lithographs by the author. Text in French. First edition. A pleasant and entertaining history of beer from the ancient world to the mid-20th cenury. Tiny bit of wear to the head and foot of the spine, otherwise a fine copy in publisher's paper covered boards, in original glassine. (Item #1870)
Price: $50.00
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Les Vertus de Civilite. Célébrées au burin par Gautier-Constant.
n.p. Raymond Oliver, [circa 1950]. Small folio, 16 unbound leaves, with letterpress text, or engraved illustration, "celebres au burin par Gautier-Constant". First and only edition. Number seventy-four of one hundred numbered copies printed. A guide to appropriate behaviors for those involved in active flirtation and seduction, from the chef/owner of Le Grand Vefour, one of the greatest of French restaurants of its day. The virtues include "tact", "discretion", "la pudeur"... (Item #2086)
Price: $500.00
Les Vertus de Civilite. Célébrées au burin par Gautier-Constant. Raymond Oliver, Raymond Gautier-Constant.
72.
Les Eaux-de-vie et les alcools, guide pratique du Bouilleur de cru et du Distillateur... Troisieme Edition.
Paris: Librarie Hachette et Cie. 1914. Small octavo, 170 pages. Illustrated throughout with steel engravings. Third edition. A thorough and detailed manual for the production of fruit brandies, or "waters of life". Includes sections on producing eaux de vie from wine, cider, pear, noyaux (apricot pits), marc (the solid pommace left over from wine production). and more. Some light soiling, and printed paper spine label age darkened, otherwise very good... (Item #2729)
Price: $250.00
Les Eaux-de-vie et les alcools, guide pratique du Bouilleur de cru et du Distillateur... Troisieme Edition. G. Pagès.
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1871, Illustrated Catalogue of Hutchinson's Patent Cider and Wine Mills, Presses, Screws, Grinders, &c., Manufactured and Sold By Peekskill Plow Works, Cleveland, O.
Cleveland, Ohio: Peekskill Plow Works, 1871. Stapled, octavo-sized brochure, 8 pages. Illustrated throughout with steel engravings, of each press, mill or screw. Includes a page dedicated to recipes for "Good, Pure Cider". Quarter-sized abrasion to rear wrapper, and fold marks,otherwise near fine in printed pale blue wrappers. [OCLC shows only one copy for this year, and four copies for all years]. (Item #2198)
Price: $250.00
1871, Illustrated Catalogue of Hutchinson's Patent Cider and Wine Mills, Presses, Screws, Grinders, &c., Manufactured and Sold By Peekskill Plow Works, Cleveland, O. Peekskill Plow Works.
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Bourbon.
Palaemon Press Limited, 1981. Octavo, unpaginated. No. 26 of 150 numbered copies, signed by the author. First published in Esquire in 1975, this essay by a drinker, not a connoisseur, flies uncomfortably close to the truth. "Anyone who messes around with gin and egg whites deserves what he gets. I should have stuck with bourbon and have from that day to this." In decorated paper boards over tan cloth, with... (Item #3092)
Price: $400.00
Bourbon. Walker Percy.
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[Untitled Photograph Album Documenting Production Facilities of Henkell Trocken].
Photographer(s) and compiler uncredited. Large album format (30 x 23.5 cm.), 23 leaves (19 with black-&-white photographs). Captions in English.Collection of photographs dating, variously, from the middle years of the last century, assembled evidently for an English-speaking audience, and providing an overview of the cellar, maturation monitoring, and bottling operations of the German sparkling wine specialist Henkell & Co. Famously known as the Schloß (palace), the complex on view was..... (Item #4971)
Price: $600.00
[Untitled Photograph Album Documenting Production Facilities of Henkell Trocken]. Photo Album - Sparkling Wine, Henkell & Co.

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