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Ye Olde Mixer-Upper Olde Wood-cut Recipes by John Held Jr., 1935, Hillcrest Distilling Company, Inc.

$168.00

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Ye Olde Mixer-Upper: Olde Wood-cut Recipes by John Held Jr., Hillcrest Distilling Company, Inc.:  Extremely scarce booklet with illustrations by the famous engraver, John Held Jr., known as the “illustrator of the Jazz Age.”  (See many of his magazine covers, here: https://www.pinterest.com/pseno/john-held-jr-1889-1958/ and here:  http://www.artnet.com/artists/john-held-jr/2?type=prints-and-multiples)

This booklet was published in 1935 by and for the Hillcrest Distilling Company, Inc., New York.  The booklet is 24 pages, with nearly every page having a wood-cut Held illustration.  Seven of the pictures are full-page.  One is a self-portrait!  The text is recipes for cocktails, plus two pages of canape recipes.  The booklet is in good antique condition.  There’s a chip gone from the front cover, and the cover has self wear and some staining.  The interior pages are clean and clear.  The staples/binding is in good shape.

See VintageCookbook.com’s recipe file for one great cocktail recipe from Ye Olde Mixer-Upper.  Here:  https://vintagecookbook.com/recipes/

See our entire cocktail/bartender collection, here:  https://vintagecookbook.com/product-category/vintage-bartenders-guides-or-cocktail-books/

 

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