New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1953.
Quarto (26 x 19 cm.), xiv, 282 pages. Illustrations in the text and numerous unpaginated plates. Index. FIRST EDITION. "The first completely informative work devoted to the epic and epicurean delights of wine, spirits and beer, it is also a delightfully readable book on the history and practice of drinking in America" (from the jacket). Clean and sound, in publisher's buff, paper-covered illustrated boards over blue cloth. In price-clipped dust jacket, with discrete tape repair to interior edge. Generally very good.