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The Bar-Tender's (Bartender's) Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks by Jerry Thomas. 1887

The Bar-Tender's (Bartender's) Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks by Jerry Thomas. Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers. (1887) An entirely new and enlarged edition. 4 3/4"x 7" 130 page plus advertisements brown cloth with black lettering hard cover with no dust jacket. Moderate cover edge wear. A light white and clear stain on the back cover- possibly some sort of paint and/or enamel. A bit of browning or discoloration on the edges of the of the endpapers. Previous owner name written on the front flyleaf in black ink. A line of water stain on the bottom of the back endpaper. There are occaisional spots (foxing) in the text. Pages are slightly off-white (I think the original color) and are completely flexible. I found one recipe on page 51 bracketted in pencil. 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. sHK14a