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1936 Burke's Complete Cocktail And Tastybite Recipes Manual

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1936 Burke's Complete Cocktail and Tastybite Recipe manual, first edition. Truly a cool vintage cocktail book. Written by Harman “Barney” Burke, Burke was an American barman who plied his trade in London, Paris, Berlin, and Copenhagen before returning to America after repeal and writing this book. According to Mr. Burke, cocktails should accompany appetizers and he provides a number of appetizer recipes. This book came in black as well as red and features gold font with an image of a clock and a tray with a martini glass and cocktail shaker. Truly a neat mixology book.

Condition: Good vintage condition with signs of age wear. The red hardcover is in good condition overall but does show signs of wear in a number of places including the corners of the book as well as the spine (see photos for reference). The interior pages are in very good condition but there's some "age" and yellowing which occurs to books over the course of decades as well as some "darker spots". The binding is tight. Overall, this vintage cocktail guide is in good vintage condition with signs of wear inline with a book that's 85 years old. Cheers!

Measurements: 6 3/4" tall by 4 1/4" wide **On shipping: We take our packaging very seriously and carefully wrap all pieces to ensure safe delivery.

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