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Crockett, Albert Stevens SIGNED Oscar of the Waldorf ,
The Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book with amendments due to repeal of the XVIIIth
NEW YORK, 1935 Illustrated by: : BUDD, LEIGHTON Published by A.S. CRICKETTE Binding: HARD BACK GREEN Size: 5 1/2 X 7 1/2 177 Pages Topic: Cooking Overall Condition is: GOOD green cloth hardcover; worn stained boards sunning darkening and discoloration on spine; black lettering front/spine; rubbed and worn corners fraying; bookplate; previous owner inscription on front end page. Inscription reads: To Mr William R, Parrott with best wishes from Oscar of the Waldorf , there is also bw photograph of men at a dining room table (name noted on the back Parrott) -- LAID IN. The whole flavored with Dashes of History mixed in a shaker of Anecdote and served with a chaser illuminative information. Giving the Correct recipes for 500 cocktails and mixed drinks know and served at the Wofld's Most Famous Brass Rail before Prohibition, together with More than 100 established formuslas for cocktails and other beverages, originated while prohibition was in Effect. 1919 VOLSTEAD ACT ( PROHIBITION SALE & MANUFACTURE OF ALCOHOL ) THEN 21ST AMENDMENT PASSED IN 1933 REPEALING 18TH AMENDMENT THIS IS A VERY DESIRABLE MIXOLOGY BOOK PUBLISHED RIGHT AFTER THE REPEAL.
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States]
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