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The Squire's Recipes of Liquid Refreshments (1971 Printing) Vintage Cocktail Book

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A rare and scare copy of Calvin Banning's 1784 The Squire's Recipes of Liquid Refreshments. This book was originally written in 1784 and only a limited edition reprint 1,000 copies were printed in 1971. This rare cocktail book has 33 pages total and includes cocktails such as The Lime Jack, The Tom and Jerry, and The Irish Rose. Truly a rare and magical cocktail book.

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Title: The Squire's Book of Liquid Refreshment
Author: Calvin Banning Esquire
Number of pages: 33
Size: 5 1/2" x 4" (please note this is a smaller, thinner book)
Date originally written/published: 1784
Limited Edition reprint date: 1971

Condition: Good vintage condition overall with mild signs of age. The binding is very tight/secure but the exterior shows mild age. Here's a full summary:

1) There's some mild wear to the front lower right corner of the exterior (see photos)
2) There's mild yellowing to the interior pages that paper gets over the course of decades
3) There's mild wear in a few very small places to the back cover (see photos)

Overall, this vintage cocktail book is in good vintage condition with mild signs of age. Truly a magical book. Cheers.

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