Here is a very rare Antique 1904 Illustrated First Edition “Drinks As They Are Mixed” Bartending Book By Paul E. Lowe published by Frederick Drake of Chicago. Containing Upwards of 300 Recipes for Mixing and Serving Drinks. An Invaluable Companion to All Who Are Engaged in the Liquor business. Including Toasts and Sentiments For all Occasions with some cute illustrations. Has lettered tabs on the fore edge for ease of use.
The printing of this book is pre-prohibition and predates the era of martinis, sidecars, and old fashioned’s, and is filled with turn-of-the-century vintage cocktails. There are some classic cocktails in the mix including drinks like Tom Collins, whiskey sours, and highballs, as well as spiked punches and lemonades for parties and special occasions.
This book is in good vintage condition considering its age. Binding is still reasonably solid . some wear to the cover, pages are slightly yellowed still looks pretty good as you can see from the photos. Pages are very readable Please examine the photos as they are part of the description.
This book contains 136 pages.
Measures 5.75″ by 2 5/8″
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