The Old-Time Saloon, Not Wet - Not Dry, Just History. George ADE.

The Old-Time Saloon, Not Wet - Not Dry, Just History. New York: Ray Long and Richard R. Smith, Inc, 1931.

Second Printing. Gluyas Williams dustjacket art. Sentimental history of the "old time saloon", opulent places like the Waldorf and the Knickerbocker, as well as dives on the corner or roadhouses. "Its all here even to the pictorial adornments of the early nineties, the swinging doors, the dilapidated pool table, and the long-suffering bartender ready to either weep or fight, according to the mood of his customers. Illustrations by Williams, John Held Jr., James Montgomery Flagg, Herb Roth, and Harrison Fisher. Near Fine but for small ink address at front endpaper, Good dustjacket, dime sized chip at top front panel, mid-rear panel with quarter sized chip, light staining to spine area.

Price: $45.00

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