Antique and Vintage Bartender’s Guides or Cocktail Books: Vintage cocktail books or bartender’s guides or mixed drink guides. Vintage mixed drink recipes for bartenders, bar men, restaurateurs, or the at-home mixologist. First edition hardback books, as well as vintage pamphlets and cocktail ephemera.
Currently we have: Manual on Cordials, 1949; Esquire Refresher on Wines, Spirits, and Beer, 1949, Esquire Magazine; Bartender’s Guide . . . by Trader Vic, 1947, 1948; Booth’s Handbook of Cocktails Mixed Drinks, 1966, First Edition, First Printing; Ida Bailey Allen’s Wines and Spirits Cook Book, 1934; How and When, Marco Quality Liquors, 1938, 1945, Chicago; How to Mix “It” with Roxo, The Aristocrat of Mixers, 1934; Old Mr. Boston, 1935, First Edition, First Printing!; Chico Presents Ronrico’s Official Mixtro’s Guide, 1954; Easy to Make Maidens & Cocktails: A Mixing, Swingers Bar Guide; Pryomaniac’s Cookbook, 1968, First Edition, First Printing; Trader Vic’s Helluva Man’s Cookbook, Victor Jules Bergeron, 1976; Wolf in Chef’s Clothing: The Picture Cook and Drink Book for Men; Martini Diaries, 1997; Esquire’s Handbook for Hosts, 1949; Cocktails and Mixed Drinks, 1967; Barmate: Home Bartenders’ Guide to Expert Drink Mixing, 1963; South American Gentleman’s Companion, Volumes I & II, 1951; Latest Edition of the Original Merry Mixer, Schenley, 1936; Fanny Hill’s Cook Book, 1970, First Edition, First Printing; Dining in Chicago by John Drury, 1931; Story of Wine in California, M.F.K. Fisher, 1962; Liquor, Loot and Ladies, 1930; Folk Wines, Cordials, Brandies; Ramoses’ Guide: 680 Mixed Wine Drinks, 1974; Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix ‘Em; Official Mixer’s Manual, 1934; Gentleman’s Companion, Charles H. Baker, Jr., Boxed Set; New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix Them, 1973; Here’s How Mixed Drinks, 1941, Three Mountaineers; 3 Bottle Bar by H. i. Williams, 1943, First Edition; Official Mixer’s Manual, 1934. We also added many vintage liquor advertising booklets, pamphlets and ephemera, including Southern Comfort, Bacardi, Early Times Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky.