The Gun Club Drink Book

The Gun Club Drink Book

775.00

Browne, Charles. Author of The Gun Club Cook Book. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1939. First Edition. 190 pages. 21 x 15 cm. Being a More or Less Discursive Account of Alcoholic Beverages, their formulae and uses, together with some observations on the mixing of drinks. Inscribed by author on half title page. "Immediately upon the repeal of the annoying and unworkable Prohibition Amendment there was released upon a waiting world a whole generation of young people who knew nothing about the principles and practices of proper drinking." The author, a founding member & president of the Nassau Gun Club of Princeton, provides whimsical and humorous anecdotes, history, and recipes in this cocktail treatise. Boards lightly rubbed, interior crisp and clean, dust wrapper small closed tear. Orig. illustrated red boards. Very good, in very good dust wrapper. Hardcover.

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