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76.
How to Brew Good Beer. A Complete Guide to the Art of Brewing Ale, Bitter Ale, Table-Ale, Brown Stout, Porter, and Table-Beer, to which are added practical instructions for making malt.
London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1859. Duodecimo (18 x 12 cm.), xii, 148, 24 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's advertisements at rear. Table of contents. FIRST EDITION. The author describes himself as "Butler to Sir William R.P. Geary, Bart." Sections include: Description of the Brewhouse, the Brewing Plant – Size of the Utensils, the Adaptation of the Brewhouse and Cellars, not only for Private Families, but for the Requirements of the... (Item #6800)
Price: $350.00
How to Brew Good Beer. A Complete Guide to the Art of Brewing Ale, Bitter Ale, Table-Ale, Brown Stout, Porter, and Table-Beer, to which are added practical instructions for making malt. John Pitt.
77.
The Maple Dell of '76. Thirteenth edition.
Philadelphia: Printed by Lippincott & Co. 1887. Duodecimo (17 x 11.5 cm.), 95 pages. Includes two pages of "Opinions of the Press". Stated Thirtenth Edition, though more likely a later printing of the first edition. Originally published by Lippincott in 1878, this Temperance tract in verse was republished almost yearly until its final issue, in 1889. The Daily Leader of Binghamton, N.Y. described the work as "an intensely interesting Temperance... (Item #6123)
Price: $60.00
The Maple Dell of '76. Thirteenth edition. O. A. Powers, Mrs.
78.
Mr. Weston's Good Wine.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1927. Octavo (23 x 15cm.), [6], 315 pages. Illustrated frontispiece and plates by George Charlton. First edition, number 207 of 660 copies; signed by the author on the colophon. An allegorical novel, set in the fictional town of Folly Down. The title character is outwardly a wine salesman, but appears to be God in disguise. The title is drawn from a line in Jane Austen's Emma... (Item #5916)
Price: $200.00
Mr. Weston's Good Wine. T. F. Powys, George Charlton.
79.
Specialitäten edler Getränke aus der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. Special'nye sorta blagorodnych napitkov iz Germanskoj Demokraticeskoj Respubliki. Specialities in choice drinks from the German Democratic Republic.
East Berlin, GDR: Ministerium f. Lebensmittelindustrie, 1957. Oblong octavo, 36 pages. Illustrated throughout. Parallel text in English, Russian, German, Spanish, and French. First edition. A promotional publication for the wines, beers and spirits of the German Democratic Republic, produced in East Berlin. Illustrations and descriptions accompany the long list of beers, brandies, fruit spirits, vodkas, bitters, cordials, and champagnes. In the rear of the booklet, are the names and addresses... (Item #4938)
Price: $450.00
Specialitäten edler Getränke aus der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. Special'nye sorta blagorodnych napitkov iz Germanskoj Demokraticeskoj Respubliki. Specialities in choice drinks from the German Democratic Republic. Promotional publication – East German Spirits.
80.
What'll You Have? A not too dry text book about cocktails, almost 200 of them -- and what to serve with them. Wines, liqueurs, cordials: how, when and where to serve them.
Chicago; New York: A. L. Burt Company; [Printed by William C. Popper & Co.], [1933]. Octavo (20.5 x 15 cm.), 128 pages. Illustrated, including two full-page black & white images, one of the correct glassware for various drinks. Stated FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. An optimistic cocktail recipe manual, published on the eve of repeal. This first printing was issued November, 1933; the 21st Amendment was ratified December 5, 1933, overturning... (Item #6043)
Price: $250.00
What'll You Have? A not too dry text book about cocktails, almost 200 of them -- and what to serve with them. Wines, liqueurs, cordials: how, when and where to serve them. Julien J. Proskauer, and compiler.
81.
Thirst Aid for the Ailing Party.
New York: Oldetyme Distillers, Inc. 1936. Stapled booklet, 26 pages. First edition. A promotional cocktail recipe book, from the makers of Green River Whiskey, Three Feathers Whiskey, and Gold and Silver Feathers Gin. Each recipe is accompanied by a vignette with a humorous illustration by Ronan. Proskauer was President of the Society of American Magicians, a friend of Harry Houdini, and an exposer of frauds and hoaxes. This was Proskauer's... (Item #5162)
Price: $120.00
Thirst Aid for the Ailing Party. Julien J. Proskauer, J. P. Ronan.
82.
Making the Best Apple Cider.
Pownal, VT: Storey Communications, Incorporated, 1980. Octavo-sized booklet, 32 pages. First edition. Near fine in wrappers. (Item #4799)
Price: $50.00
83.
Every Man his Own Butler, by the author of the "History and description of modern wines.”
London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane; Printed by Manning and Mason, 1839. Duodecimo (18 x cm.), xv, 200 pages. FIRST EDITION. A guide to the buying, storing and drinking of wine by the journalist and author, Cyrus Redding, 1785-1870. 'The chief thing in the art of drinking wine is to keep within those salutary limits which mark the beneficial from the pernicious ... This is best done by studying... (Item #6288)
Price: $600.00
Every Man his Own Butler, by the author of the "History and description of modern wines.”. Cyrus Redding.
84.
Small Archive Marking the End of Prohibition.
Baltimore: 1933. Manuscript and typescript letters and notes, mostly 26.6 x 20.3 cm. Three typed letters and manuscript inventory compiled by Howard L. Belt of Baltimore, an import agent. The forty-three-page inventory or log tracks Belt’s incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding the importation and distribution of alcohol in the United States and notes the general subject of each letter’s content. Three letters, all referenced in the inventory, illustrate Belt’s relationship..... (Item #3765)
Price: $350.00
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Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Manual, 1939. The Recipes in this Work have been compile [sic] by Agustin Rios Sloppy Joe's Bar Man. This book is not fox [sic] sale. [Havana Cuba Season 1939].
Havana, Cuba: F. Diaz, 1939. Small stapled booklet (12.5 x 8.5cm), 62, [2] pages. Original printing. A later issue in this series of promotional cocktail manuals from Sloppy Joe's, the popular destination of thirsty Americans during Prohibition and after. The cover features a portrait of Jose Abeal y Otero, the namesake of the bar. After nearly fifty years inactive, the bar reopened in its original location in 2013. The rear... (Item #4899)
Price: $300.00
Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Manual, 1939. The Recipes in this Work have been compile [sic] by Agustin Rios Sloppy Joe's Bar Man. This book is not fox [sic] sale. [Havana Cuba Season 1939]. Agustin Rios, compiler.
86.
Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Recipes. BEekman3-5420. [title from cover].
[Havana, Cuba: F. Diaz], [undated: circa 1940]. Small stapled booklet (9.5 x 6.5 cm.), [32] pages (including price list at center). Issued without the title page, otherwise found in other issues), and without the portraits or biography of the founders. ~ A later, apparently promotional issue of the famous cocktail manual, of which at least nine annual issues are known, all titled Sloppy Joe's Cocktails Manual, and most with the... (Item #6674)
Price: $300.00
Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Recipes. BEekman3-5420. [title from cover]. Agustin Rios, compiler.
87.
Drinking Cups and Their Customs. Second Edition.
London: John Van Vorst, Paternaster Row, 1869. Octavo, 62 pages + ads. Color frontispiece. Second edition. "A collection of recipes for the brewing of compound drinks, technically termed 'Cups'" (Preface). Some darkening to edges of boards, otherwise fine. Quite scarce in the marketplace. [Noling Beverage Literature, page 348]. (Item #2548)
Price: $200.00
Drinking Cups and Their Customs. Second Edition. G. E. & H. M. D. Porter Roberts.
88.
Le Clos de Vougeot. Preface de Gaston Roupnel.
Dijon: Librarie L. Venot, 1949. Quarto, 177, [2] pages. Frontispiece, 33 heliogravures hors texte. Second edition. Rodier's celebrated work, a fine look at the history and culture of one of the most famed vineyards of France. Tiny bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, otherwise fine. (Item #4577)
Price: $180.00
Le Clos de Vougeot. Preface de Gaston Roupnel. Camille Rodier.
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Nouveau manuel complet du Limonadier, Glacier, Cafetier et de l'Amateur de Thés et de Cafés - nouvelle édition entrièrement refondue par N. Chryssochoïdès
Paris: Encyclopédie Roret, 1901. Small duodecimo, vi, 352 pages. Advertisement. Illustrated with seventy-six figures in the text. Later edition. A complete manual for the café or other business selling lemonades, coffee, tea, ices and ice creams, and other refreshing diversions. In original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, with some wear to the spine, otherwise generally very good. In attractive, custom clamshell box. (Item #4771)
Price: $200.00
Nouveau manuel complet du Limonadier, Glacier, Cafetier et de l'Amateur de Thés et de Cafés - nouvelle édition entrièrement refondue par N. Chryssochoïdès. Roret, Paris.
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Notes on a Cellar Book.
London: Macmillan and Co, Limted, 1953. Octavo, 227 pages. Later printing. One of the great testimonials to wine and wine drinking in the literature. Written in the last years of his life, Saintsbury's Notes is a chronicle of a wine drinking by life the great literary scholar and critic. The Saintbury Club, founded by André Simon and others in Saintsbury's honor, still meets today. Text block a bit bumped, otherwise... (Item #2863)
Price: $45.00
91.
[Six rare booklets on spirits, wine, health, and viticulture].
Various: 1863-1902. Duodecimo with six pamphlet volumes, bound together in black cloth with handwritten spine label with titles. Texts in French and English. Printed label to preliminary blank reads, "With compliments of G.S. Nicholas, sole agent for U.S." ~ Six volumes – all rare – bound as one, that cover topics related to viticulture, oenology, spirits, and alcoholism. ~ 1. “Scotch Whisky.” The Illustrated London News, August 30th, 1890. 1890... (Item #4684)
Price: $750.00
92.
Breweries and Maltings: Their Arrangement, Construction, Machinery and Plant. Second edition. Revised, enlarged & partly re-written by Frederick Collyer.
London: E.&F.N. Spon, 1880. Octavo, viii, 178 pages + 20 plates. Second edition, revised and enlarged. This classic work on the scientific design of breweries was first published in 1871, and here significantly revised by Frederick Collyer, who in 1879 had become Scamell's partner in the architectural firm of Scamell and Collyer, one of the three major architecture firms in the UK specialized in breweries. The book was widely praised... (Item #1915)
Price: $300.00
Breweries and Maltings: Their Arrangement, Construction, Machinery and Plant. Second edition. Revised, enlarged & partly re-written by Frederick Collyer. George Scamell, Frederick Collyer.
93.
Best Dairy and Farm Books. [Nineteenth Century Dairy Scrapbook].
Manchester, NH: c. 1885. 29 x 18.5 cm. Quarto-sized scrapbook, sewn, 36 pages. A neatly assembled scrapbook of clippings mostly related to rural life and dairying in particular. Based on the typography of the clippings, they are sourced from just a few newspapers. Subjects include: "The Flavor of Eggs", "Fish Ponds", "Canned Food", "German Hot Beds", "Sheep as Renovators", and more. A fair number of articles are on apples and... (Item #4839)
Price: $150.00
Best Dairy and Farm Books. [Nineteenth Century Dairy Scrapbook]. Scrapbook - Nineteenth Century Dairy Scrapbook.
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And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys].
Montreal: Distillers Corporation, Seagrams Limited; The Ronalds Co. Limited, [circa 1930-32]. Stapled booklet, stapled in wrappers (15.5 x 8 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated; color border throughout. ~ Likely second edition. Copies of this title appear with 35, 40, and 60 pages. The 60 page version, presumed to be issued last, was published in 1933 on the 300th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Pepys (see below), and with the statement... (Item #6635)
Price: $300.00
And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys]. Seagram's Limited.
95.
In Vino Veritas. A Book About Wine.
London: Grant Richards Ltd. 1913. Small octavo, 202 pages + ads. First edition of this collection of early lectures given by the leader of the English wine trade for most of the first half of the 20th century, and the "Grand Old Man of Literate Connoisseurship." He was both Officier de la Legion d'Honneur and holder of the Order of the British Empire. In publisher's gilt decorated light blue cloth... (Item #1563)
Price: $350.00
In Vino Veritas. A Book About Wine. Andre L. Simon.
96.
The Wines of France.
N.p. The French Government, 1939. Octavo-sized, stapled wrappers, 32 pages. A revision of the 1935 American edition. This edition was published by the French Government to encourage the sale of French wines. Small, punched whole for a cord, otherwise a fine copy in titled ochre cardstock wrappers. [Unzelman page 75; Gabler G39480 (1935 issue)]. (Item #2908)
Price: $20.00
The Wines of France. Andre L. Simon.
97.
The Wines of France.
N.p. The French Government, 1939. Octavo-sized, stapled wrappers, 32 pages. A revision of the 1935 American edition. This edition was published by the French Government to encourage the sale of French wines. Small, punched whole for a cord, otherwise a fine copy in titled, ochre cardstock wrappers. [Unzelman page 75; Gabler G39480 (1935 issue)]. (Item #2924)
Price: $20.00
The Wines of France. Andre L. Simon.
98.
Cocktails. A Simple Guide on How to Mix ‘em.
Brooklyn: by the author, 1940. Stapled booklet, 16 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A promotional cocktail recipe book, intended for use by various wine and spirits shops, in this case, Appel’s Wine & Liquor Co. of Jackson Heights, Long Island. The interior of the wrapper includes a chart of proper glassware. Very near fine, in yellow wrappers printed in blue and red. Scarce. [OCLC locates just one copy, at Kansas State;... (Item #4905)
Price: $400.00
Cocktails. A Simple Guide on How to Mix ‘em. Victor Singer, J.
99.
Walgreen's Fountain Formula Book [cover title].
[Chicago]: Walgreen's, [1936]. Stapled booklet (23.5 x 14.5 cm.), [1], 27 leaves, printed rectos only. Index. Illustrated. An employee manual for the soda fountains popular at Walgreen's drug stores (now Walgreens, sans apostrophe to aid silly Americans). The manual covers "Sandwiches, Beverages and Fountain Specialties that are always of the highest quality carefully prepared and attractively served" (the preface). Also included are directions for the uniform and comportment for "soda... (Item #6214)
Price: $150.00
Walgreen's Fountain Formula Book [cover title]. Soda Fountains, Walgreen's.
100.
The Paul Revere Album.
Boston, MA: Howard W. Spurr Coffee Co. 1897. Octavo, 43 pages. First edition. A coffee advertising piece, published by the Spurr Coffee Co., makers of Revere Standard Java Coffee. With a short biography of Revere, as well as a history of coffee, and plenty of illustrated advertisements. Some light spotting throughout, and a bit musty. In publisher's dark blue cloth, with gilt-titling, and portrait of Revere pasted to the front board. (Item #5278)
Price: $25.00

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