New York: Meredith Press, 1969.

Octavo (23.5 x 16 cm.), 214 pages. Illustrated with photographs. Frontispiece. Index. FIRST EDITION. A biography of the great barman and owner of the legendary eponymous New York bar and restaurant, Toots Shor. Filled throughout with exploits of the famous raconteur's exploits behind the bar and out in the City, and with stories of the celebrities and politicians who frequented Toots Shor. Considine was a journalist, best known for his WWII story Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, later made into the film starring Robert Mitchum and Spencer Tracy. Very good in a fine dust jacket. Doubly inscribed on the half-title, by the author and by Toots himself, "Best to Joe Carey, Bob Considine. Joe – The A.A. just got a new member, Toots"

Price: $350.00