Lot 75 of 373:
Old Waldorf Bar Days, 1931  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$228
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Old Waldorf Bar Days, With the Cognomina and Composition of Four Hundred and Ninety-one Appealing Appetizers and Salutary Potations Long Known, Admired and Served at the Famous Big Brass Rail; also A Glossary for the Use of Antiquarians and Students of American Mores.
Author:
Crockett, Albert Stevens
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Aventine Press
Date:
1931
Description:

Illustrated with drawings by Leighton Budd. Pictorial silver cloth. Early Edition.

"For convenience of students of the cultural history and mores of the American people, the bibulous concoctions long known and served at the Bar of the old Waldorf have been arranged alphabetically, and in two classes. The cocktails have been set down in one list and the others, which might be classed as 'beverages,' have been termed 'Fancy Potations and Otherwise.'" Not a stated First Edition, but with the publication date of the first. 

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Condition:
Very good.
 
Item number:
297156
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