THE FINE ART OF MIXING DRINKS, by David A. Embury - 1958 [3rd Ed]
THE FINE ART OF MIXING DRINKS, by David A. Embury - 1958 [3rd Edition] Recipes
The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks
by David A. Embury
Clearly this one had an active life behind someone's bar! Very scarce with dust jacket. Not ex-library. Third American Edition. A comprehensive overview of the cocktail includes over 700 recipes along with sections on glassware, gimmicks and gadgets, limes, lemons and liquors, six basic cocktails, the use and abuse of liquor, bureaucratic and other idiosyncrasies, short, tall, part and hot drinks and more. Sections are accompanied by B&W illustrations. 362 pages with index. 6" by 8.5".
Third Edition published by Doubleday & Co. New York, NY. 1958.
Hardback is overall in GOOD condition, with a fair DJ.
- Included is the illustrated dust jacket, in fair condition, which has is covered in mylar and reinforced with archival paper.
- Dust jacket shows chips off corners, bottom front and back top with larger chips off spine head and tail.
- Dust jacket shows soiling to all area with a stain to the bottom back.
- Dust jacket is price clipped.
- Yellow cloth boards show small stains to top and bottom front, most of spine and a large part of back perimeter.
- Soiling to textblock edges.
- Light stains to gutter bottoms otherwise the interior is very clean.
- Binding is pliant tough firm.
- No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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