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3320T Boston
November 26, 2019 10:00 AM - December 5, 2019 07:00 PMCalender

The Bon Vivant's Companion, or, How to Mix Drinks

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3320T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 26, 2019 10:00AM


The Bon Vivant's Companion, or, How to Mix Drinks, by Professor Jerry Thomas, edited and with an introduction by Herbert Asbury, of an edition of 160, of which this is numbered 103, published by Knopf, New York, printed in 1928 by the Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass.

Note: Professor Jerry Thomas was the Principal Bartender at the Metropolitan Hotel in New York and at the Planters' House in St. Louis. Author Herbert Asbury, who edited and provided the introduction, wrote Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld.
Estimate $300-500

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