The Book Slinger - The Savoy Cocktail Book 1934
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THE COCKTAIL RECIPES IN THIS BOOK HAVE BEEN COMPILED BY HARRY CRADDOCK OF THE SAVOY HOTEL, LONDON. THE SAVOY COCKTAIL BOOK, 1934 EDITION
Harry Craddock was an English bartender who worked in The United States before prohibition and, returning to England during prohibition, became one of the most well-known bartenders of prohibition era and founder of The United Kingdom Bartenders' Guild. Craddock originally compiled this timeless book of popular drink recipes in 1930, featuring a collection of 750 cocktail recipes, some of whick were his own concoctions. Everything from Rickeys, Dasies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers are featured, along with a section on wines, all richly decorated by colorful art deco illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold. The Savoy Cocktail Book went on to be one of the most popular cocktail books of the 20th century. This New and Enlarged 2nd edition from 1934 in very good condition.
The Savoy Cocktail Book, by Harry Craddock. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1934. 2nd New and Enlarged edition. Octavo, yellow boards with black spine. Edges of spine and boars with wear. 287 clean pages. Slight lean to book, but the text block is tight. A very good early edition of this popular title.
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