Extremely rare 1945 "300 Ways To Mix Drinks" Cocktail Book, wood-bound cover. Currently the only copy with its wood exterior in tact available in the marketplace. This vintage book contains 300 vintage cocktail recipes and various illustrations as well as a vintage glassware guide. This book came with two different wood-bound covers (a rooster and a man leaning against a light pole). Truly a cool vintage book that would be an incredible addition to one's vintage barware collection.
Condition: Fair vintage condition. This book was recovered from an abandoned house that hadn't been touched in several decades. The book's wood exterior has paint splatter (see photo #8 for reference). Consistent with a book that's 75+ years old, there's yellowing to the pages as well as wear around the pages edges (see picture #5 for reference). At some point, the past owner underlined a few of their favorite drinks (see photos #6 and #7). We are unsure if the leather straps are the original leather pieces. Overall, this vintage mixology book is in fair/good vintage condition. It needs to be opened carefully due to its age. Truly a magical piece.
Compiled by R.M. Barrows Year: 1945 48 pages
Measures 9 7/16” x 6 1/4”
If you're a collector of vintage cocktail books, this rare book would undoubtedly make a stunning addition to your collection.
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