First Printing (stated). Small octavo, original cloth and gilt stamping, original illustrated dustjacket. Philip Simmonds dustjacket artwork. Short work concerned mostly with understanding wines, ciders and champagnes but also includes a chapter on cocktails which lists twelve recipes such as Golden Fizz, John Collins, Gloom Raiser, Third Degree, Gin Cocktail, etc. Uncommon in dustjacket. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, chipped at lower front panel and top spine end, small abrasion at mid front panel.