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The Cocktail Book The Cocktail Book
‘Two Dashes Boker’s Bitters . . .’
[KNOWLES, Frederic Lawrence]

The Cocktail Book

London: John Macqueen, 1901

Small 8vo, pp. 66. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to front panel and spine. Blind-stamped glass and tumbler design to front panel. Top edge gilt, leading and lower edges uncut. Offsetting to endpapers, corners and spine ends lightly bumped, but a very well preserved copy.

First UK edition. THE EXTREMELY SCARCE FIRST ISSUE, WITH TITLE PAGE DATED 1901. Published in the US by L.C. Page, Boston, in the same year.

We can find no record of any other copy of this book with a 1901 title page: all copies in both WorldCat and auction records carry the date 1902.

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