First Edition. Original illustrated cloth over boards, 80 pages, octavo. "A Practical Handbook of Polite Drinking." Cocktail recipes, party-giving tips, and hangover remedies, published when Prohibition was still the law of the land. The authors offer advise on what mixture of herbal extracts will give your bathtub gin the most authentic flavor, which got them in trouble with the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Good, covers rather discolored from soiling and stains, light stain to fore-edge margin of first twenty pages, contemporary gift inscription and drawing at front endpaper.
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