Burke's Complete Cocktail and Drinking Recipes. With Recipes for Food Bits for the Cocktail Hour.

New York: Books Inc. 1936.

Sextodecimo, 125 pages. Index. Second printing; first was printed in 1934). With over two hundred fifty recipes, Barney Burke outlines classic American cocktails in addition to cocktails of the world and liquor specific sections. Burke also offers advice for appropriate equipment for home mixing, proper glasses, and serving techniques. The "tasty bites" section includes both liquid (Sauerkraut and Clam Juice Cocktail) and solid (Ham-and-Celery Roll) hors d'oeuvres, sandwiches, rarebits and chafing dish recipes, and a brief primer on serving wine with food. Also includes a blank section to record additional recipes. Fine in publisher's green cloth. In an after-publication dust jacket titled, "Cocktails Galore" and laced with green yarn; head and foot of hand colored, illustrated jacket chipped. Laid in is a die-cut promotional card for the "Grasshopper Cocktail" from the Arrow Liqueurs Company of Detroit. Valedictorian's Assistant 2 Apricot Brandy Orange Bitters, 3 dashes 1 Orange Juice Ice.--Stir. Strain and serve. If desired add 1 portion of Champagne.

Price: $150.00