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Trader Vic
Bartender's Guide (Trader Vic Signed First Edition) Mixology
Doubleday & Co., Inc, 1947. Collectible first edition, first printing of Trader Vic's landmark Bartender's Guide. Per Doubleday's practice of designating first editions, "FIRST EDITION" so stated on copyright page with 1947 date to title page. Includes over 1500 cocktail recipes and detailed bartending how-to. Signed by author Trader Vic in blue ink on front free endpaper thus: "Trader Vic." No inscription. Signature unconditionally guaranteed to pass any COA examination. Also includes first state dust jacket with $3.50 price and "B. G." code to top of front flap. Protected in archival Brodart sleeve. 437 pp. 7 5/8" x 4 5/8". Tight, unmarked copy with sturdy hinges, crisp corners and very light wrinkling to head and tail of spine panel. Board cloth bright yellow and exceptionally clean. Dust jacket with light wear to extremities, a few small areas of light creasing and several tiny chips to corners. Overall, a very presentable copy of an important mid-century mixology collectible. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Craig Stark [Frederick, MD, U.S.A.]
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