MODERN AMERICAN DRINKS: How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks. George J. Kappeler.
MODERN AMERICAN DRINKS: How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks
MODERN AMERICAN DRINKS: How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks

MODERN AMERICAN DRINKS: How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks

New York: The Merriam Company, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. The first edition of this important early cocktail book, with dozens of recipes for previously unrecorded drinks, among them the Old-Fashioned, the Widow’s Kiss, and Kappeler’s own invention: the Hot Locomotive. “Kappeler was for a long time at the head of the drink laboratory connected with the Holland House, which has a reputation for the excellence of its damp delights” (Centralia Enterprise and Tribune), referring to the Holland House Hotel in Manhattan. Octavo: 120 p. with [10] p. advertisements. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles and decorative burgundy and yellow stamping. Mild wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #74022

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