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Straight Up or On tnehe Rocks. A Cultural History of American Drink.
by [Cocktail History] Grimes, William.

Publisher Information:
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1993.

A Fine copy in a Fineunclipped dusty jacket. This social history of social drinking discusses 350 years of drinking history--from colonial taverns to today's watering holes--and features more than one hundred recipes for the most interesting and enduring beverages. Thids brief and witty history, with recipes (e.g., rhubarb highball; "the unexpected"), traces popular taste from the Mayflower (which carried beer kegs, among other provisions) to the "rococo" fare of the genre's heyday at the turn of the century, and continues to the contemporary era


Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 26644

Price: $65.00

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