Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Marie L. Straub / Hotel Monthly Press
Date Published: 1914
Edition: First edition
Condition: Crease to spine, pages somewhat tanned, a few pencil notes in text, still about very good
Book Id: 21527
96,  pp., followed by 6 blank "Memoranda" pages and publisher's 8-page catalog, 3 pages of illustrations of drinking glasses; flexible brown leatherette covers, 6.75 x 3.5 inches.
"This book contains about seven hundred accurate directions for mixing various kinds of popular and fancy drinks served in the best hotels, clubs, buffets, bars and homes of the civilized world. The introductory chapter on Wines tells of their medicinal value; when and how to serve them, the kinds and styles of glasses to use, and other information of importance to users of wines and liquors." (from the title page). Nice pocket-size drinks manual. Reprinted several times. Not in Bitting; Noling p. 395 for a 1918 edition.