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1946 First Edition Trader Vic's Book of Food & Drink AUTOGRAPHED by Trader Vic

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A 1946 first edition Trader Vic's Book of Food & Drink (with original dust cover), autographed by Trader Vic in blue ink ("Aloha Trader Vic"). Trader Vic was a leader in the early tiki drink movement, which became popular when soldiers came home from the South Pacific after WWII. Cocktails herein, many of which are rum based, are given inspired names like Devil's Leap, La Florida daiquiri, shingle stain, rum julep, haote pikia, and dozens more. This hardcover does not have its original dust jacket.

Autographed/Signed by Trader Vic in blue ink: "Aloha Trader Vic" 

Format: Hardcover (no dust jacket), 272 pages

Copyright: 1946, First Edition

Publisher: Doubleday

Author: Victor Bergeron

Condition: Very good vintage condition with very mild signs of age. We like to be thorough when it comes to our vintage items, so here's a full summary:

1) There's wear to the edges of the dust jacket
2) The hardcover is in great shape overall with very mild signs of age (there's one small rubbed spot on the front top area)
3) The pages are in great shape and crisp but do have mild yellowing (this occurs to all paper over the course of decades)
4) The binding is very tight/secure

In short, this autographed/signed book is in very good vintage condition with very mild signs of age. Cheers.

Measurements: a tad over 7 1/2 x 5 x 4 3/4 inches

**On shipping: We take our packaging very seriously and carefully wrap all pieces to ensure safe delivery. This book will ship Media Mail, which much slower than Priority Mail. If you need it to arrive quicker, please contact us in advance and we'll modify the shipping option. Cheers.

****Important to note pre-purchase: Buyers, please examine all photos carefully as we cannot accept returns due to the fragile nature (the possibility of breakage or damage when being shipped back) of our vintage/antique pieces. Our items are true vintage pieces that might have manufacturers flaws, flaws from age, or imperfections in general from being vintage. We try to explain the condition/description in an accurate and thorough manner but we ask that you please examine all photos carefully and ask all questions before purchasing an item as we are unable to accept returns due to the risk of breakage/damage. Cheers!

>>> IMPORTANT UNPACKING INSTRUCTIONS/PROOF OF ORDER ACCURACY & SHIPMENT: on orders with MULTIPLE pieces please note that if your order has more than one item/piece in it (so multiple pieces such as a set of jiggers, cocktail picks, tags, Julep cups, combined shipping orders, etc.) please take care to thoroughly empty the box and unpack ALL pieces which may be hidden in tissue paper, bubble wrap, peanuts, etc. We cannot be responsible if you accidentally throw one of your items away! We WILL be able to confirm with 100% certainty that we shipped ALL pieces in your order as we photograph/document ALL PIECES in the box it ships in along with the buyer’s order receipt, shipping label, and tracking number (in case we need to verify that all pieces were shipped once the package has been received). Thank you for shopping with us and cheers!

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