First Edition. The true first printing (we believe) of this uncommon title usually seen published by A. S. Crockett. This is the seldom encountered Dodd Mead printing published a year earlier. 'Giving the correct recipes for five hundred cocktails and mixed drinks known and served at the world's most famous brass rail before prohibition, together with more than one hundred established formulas for cocktails and other beverages, originated while prohibition was in effect- the whole flavored with dashes of history mixed in a shaker of anecdote and served in a chaser of illuminative information'. Located in 'Cocktail Books, Selected Titles from the Library of Congress Collections' Near Fine in Good fragile silver foil dustjacket, edges chipped, splitting at some edges mended at verso with archival tape.