Item #40650 101 [One Hundred and One] Beverages. May E. SOUTHWORTH.
101 [One Hundred and One] Beverages
101 [One Hundred and One] Beverages

101 [One Hundred and One] Beverages. San Francisco: Paul Elder & Co., (1906).

Revised Edition. Tall octavo, original illustrated wrappers, 87 pages plus index. A contemporary ad for this book states: "American drinks: some new, some old, from buttermilk and ginger beer to whiskey punch. An effort is made to cover non alcoholic as well as alcoholic beverages. Even black coffee is included. The book has rubricated crossheads ornamented cover and a quaint format." Beginning in 1902, May E. Southworth wrote a series a cookbooks for Paul Elder, each containing one hundred and one recipes. Elder named the series “101 Epicurean Thrills”. They sold well and many were reprinted into the early 1910's. Very Good, numerous small closed tears along wrapper edges, some small edge chips, some loss at spine ends.

Price: $600.00

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