The Savoy Cocktail Book

New York: Richard R. Smith Inc., 1930. First American Edition. Hardcover. 287 pages. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. A bright first American Edition highlighted by the iconic art deco era artwork by Gilbert Rumbold. Prohibition-dodging Americans flocked to London's classic Savoy bar for the perfect deliverance from the dry land. American barman Harry Craddock who popularized the Dry Martini, skipped town to shake cocktails on the other side of the pond. Featuring 750 of Craddock's most famous and popular cocktail recipes - from Slings to Smashes, Fizzes to Flips. Introduction to chapter on Wine by Colette. Gift inscription on dedication page. Corners lightly bumped. 2 cm. closed tear to lower front cover foil. Closed tear to cloth spine at rear tail. Orig. metallic illustrated boards. Very good. Item #1934

Price: $675.00

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