The Savoy Cocktail Book. Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes and other Drinks... compiled by... of the Savoy Hotel, London. Harry CRADDOCK.

The Savoy Cocktail Book. Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes and other Drinks... compiled by... of the Savoy Hotel, London.

London: Constable & Company, 1930. First edition. 8vo. (iv), 286, (2) pp. Original cloth backed boards, decorated in silver, green and black, pictorial endpapers, the "with compliments" stamp of Booth Distilleries to the front free endpaper with a pencilled inscription above. Illustrated in colour throughout, including several maps of wine regions. The spine lettering slightly dulled towards the head, but mostly intact, the metallic finish to the boards unusually unworn, a lovely copy. A wonderfully designed collection of cocktails evoking the spirit and gaiety of the era. Colourful advertisements for Booth's appear in the book featuring a testimonial from Harry Craddock and the strapline "the only matured dry gin" Item #31301

Price: £675.00

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