Shake ‘Em Up! 1930, 2013: Shake ‘Em Up: A Practical Handbook of Polite Drinking, by Virgina Elliott and Phil D. Strong, originally published in 1930. Cartoons by Herb Roth. This excellent reprint has an introduction by Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World’s Greatest Drinks. Published by Tin House Books, Portland, Oregon and New York. Hard cover with dust jacket. 123 pages. Absolutely mint condition. Definitely gift quality. Clever text from the Prohibition Era, plus cocktail recipes along with the appropriate canape recipes. (“Appropriate” meaning the canapes that will keep the drinker relatively sober.) Includes the recipe for bathtub gin!
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