Thirst Aid for the Ailing Party.

New York: Oldetyme Distillers, Inc., 1936.

Stapled booklet (16.5 x 110 cm.), 26 pages. FIRST EDITION. A promotional cocktail recipe book, from the makers of Green River Whiskey, Three Feathers Whiskey, and Gold & 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 second cocktail book: his What'll You Have? was issued by A.L. Burt in 1933. Light stain to first leaf, otherwise near fine, in in colorful illustrated wrappers. Scarce. [OCLC locates just two copies].

Price: $150.00