Lot 89 of 373:
Japanese-American Cocktail Guide  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$125
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Bartenders Guide to the Best Mixed Drinks
Author:
"Kappa"
Place:
Tokyo
Publisher:
Kasuga Boeki K.K.
Date:
[1953]
Description:

Illustrated from photographs of bar utensils and glassware, and with numerous ads on tinted paper for liquors companies. In English and Japanese. Pictorial orange boards. Revised Edition.

First published the previous year, this revised edition includes instructions in English and Japanese for making cocktails with names like Parisian Blonde, Honolulu Cocktail, Tailspin Cocktail, Rolls-Royce Cocktail, and many classics. Issued soon after the end of WWII, this little guide was clearly meant to mend fences by offering mixing lessons for Japanese and American cocktail lovers.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Small piece of paper loss to front cover, else near fine.
 
Item number:
297539a
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