Lot 82 of 373:
British First of Embury's Fine Art of Mixing Drinks  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks.
Author:
Embury, David A.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
Date:
1958
Description:

Cloth, spine lettered in silver, jacket. First New and Revised U.K. Edition.

The scarce British edition of Embury's classic cocktail book, originally published in the U.S. in 1948, and then in 1953 in London. The jacket flap describes this as "the Escoffier of cocktail books." Filled with hundreds of recipes for cocktails, along with sections on glassware, bar equipment, a discussion of several different types of bitters.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Chipping to jacket spine ends, light foxing to jacket, tiny piece of paper loss to upper front panel, chip and closed tear to upper corner of read panel; owner's small inscription to front free endpaper, else near fine in very good, bright jacket.
 
Item number:
297541a
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