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Old Mr. Boston: De Luxe Offical Bartender's Guide

Author: Leo Cotton, editor
Price: $10.00
Publisher: Berke Brothers Distilleries
Publisher Location: Boston
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket, as issued
Edition: Revised Edition
Pub Date: 1951
Later printing (9). Much use wear, some of it ugly to tips, corners, and edges of the book, the outer edge and lower corner of the front cover show significant wear, else clean and unmarked. Includes the 16 page bound in insert of "the most popular mixed drinks, together with suggestions for some very appetizing and simple-to-make hors d'ouevres." The insert was introduced in the 7th printing of 1948. The classic guide to the cocktail for the amateur or professional. First published in 1935 it was completely revised in 1960 for the Silver Anniversary edition. Cool, elegant, sophisticated cocktails from the golden age of drinking. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997.