The Art of Blending and Compounding Liquors and Wines. Showing how all the favorite brands and various grades of whiskeys brandies wines &c &c are prepared by dealers and rectifiers for the trade giving directions for making all the ingredients used in their preparation. And valuable information concerning Whiskeys in Bond.

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 18 Ann Street, 1885.

Octavo, 68, [4 ads], pages. First edition. Contains detailed information on blending to create imitations of popular spirits, but also recipes for bitters, cordials, essences, syrups, and more. The author's preface states, "It is a generally well understood fact that the thirsty individual who takes his glass of whiskey at any of even the first-class public bars, saloons, or parlors, does not know what he drinks." A tiny bit of water staining to front board and to front edge of text block, in publisher's gilt- and black-stamped brick colored cloth. Near fine. [Noling Beverage Literature, page 156]. It is a generally well understood fact that the thirsty individual who takes his glass of whiskey at any of even the first-class public bars, saloons, or parlors, does not know what he drinks.

Price: $750.00
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