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Old Mr. Boston, De Luxe, Official Bartender's, Guide, Hardcover, 1941, Great Gift, Mixology, Art Deco Drinks, Photos, Color Plates

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Fabulous Art Deco era edition of a classic mixology book!

Old Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender's Guide.

Hardcover, in almost new condition.

Love the Art Deco endpapers with various cocktail glasses and bar accessories floating across a night sky.

160 crisp, clean, strongly bound pages - this must have been carefully stored for years because it is mint condition. Recipe for Mint Julep on page 101, BTW.

Recipes are organized alphabetically in the main section of the book. The index is organized under various headings, i.e. Ades (California Lemonade) to Toddies.

There are some fabulously obscure drinks here - Rattlesnake Cocktail, Alabama Cocktail, Bermuda Bouquet, Hi-De-Ho Special, Fish House Punch, Sherry Sangaree, and hundreds more.

Someone tucked a 1970s color pamphlet into this book: Happy Hour Mixology, 44 Drink Recipes, Plus a Primer of Happy Hour Astrology, which is included.


5 out of 5 stars


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