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"Cocktail Bill" Boothby's World Drinks and How to Prepare Them (1930)

"Cocktail Bill" Boothby's World Drinks and How to Prepare Them by Hon Wm T Boothby. Boothby's World Drinks Co. San Francisco, CA (1930). 5 1/2" x 7 1/2" 160 pages Hardcover with no dust jacket. Bright silver lettering on the front cover. Light cover edge wear. Light water staining to the bottom of the front and back end papers extending very slightly onto the next page in each side. Also, a light tanning to the end papers. Light dust soiling or foxing to the edges of the page block. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. JD06b

"The Prohibition era was the period from 1920 to 1933 when the United States prohibited the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages." - Wikipedia

Books on drinking and mixing alcoholic beverages published in the U.S from this period are very scarce. - Jon Wobber