np: np, nd (circa early 1930s). Original edition. Paperback. [38] pp. tab indexed in 17 categories, original color pictorial wrappers, 5 x 5 inches, bound with a tassled gold cord. Minor wear to wrapper edges, very good. Item #23720

Probably just post-prohibition (Volstead Act lasted from 1919 to 1933) wine list from San Francisco's finest hotel. Selections include rare vintages from France and Italy (Chateau Yquem Lur-Saluces 1924 for $8.00) as well as a couple pages of California wines. The latest vintages on the list are from 1930, the earliest is a Grand Chambertin Burgundy from 1911 ($8.50). A glass of Grande Fine Champagne Napoleon 1811 can be enjoyed for $1.00 while standard cocktail fare runs .30 -.50 cents. Whiskies, gins, rums, brandies, aperitifs etc. are all on offer, but no vodka! 2 pages of beers and 3 of soft drinks conclude the list. The lovely cover illustration is "Courtesy of Indian State Railways Magazine.

Price: $225.00

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