The Book Slinger - Burke's Complete Cocktail & Drinking Recipes
BURKE'S COMPLETE COCKTAIL & DRINKING RECIPES, WITH RECIPES FOR FOOD BITS FOR THE COCKTAIL HOUR, BY HARMAN BURNEY BURKE, 1st EDITION, 1934
Harman Burney Burke published his complete cocktail and drinking recipe manual shortly after the repeal of prohibition in the United States and features hundreds of cocktails he collected bartending in Europe during prohibition. Burke's guide isn't just a cocktail book, but it provides "The Art and Etiquette of Mixing, Serving and Drinking Wines and Liquors" as well as provides simple food recipes to accompany drinks. This comprehensive guide demonstrates the drinking climate of post prohibition America. A wonderful pocket sized cocktail guide in very good condition.
Burke's Complete Cocktail & Drinking Recipes, by Harman Burney Burke, first edition, 1934, Books Inc. NY, Boston. Small octavo, Red leatherette boards with gilt framed title on front. Boards show some slight signs of wear. Tight binding, 93 clean pages.
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