|The pictures below show larger views of this ©1939 Just Cocktails Bar Alcohol Drink Recipe Book. Shown are the wooden covers, the title page, the table of contents, and a few sample pages from this interesting (60) page bar drink book.|
The book has two wooden covers. The front has a recessed lettering and a colorful painted rooster or cock drinking from a martini glass with bubbles. The book has carved edges and is bound with leather and it has metal hinges.
This ''Just Cocktails'' book was compiled and edited by W. C. Whitfield, published by The Three Mountaineers, Inc., Printed and bound in the U.S.A., and it is illustrated throughout with cartoon or comics by Tad Shell. There are (60) pages and the table of contents reads as follows:
The Cocktail - An American Institution
Cock Tales & Cocktails - Old Favorites
''Pretty'' Cocktails - The More Colorful Ones
''Epicurean'' Cocktails - The Cordials and Such
''Favorite Sons'' - Of Purely Local Fame
Cocktails of The Gay Nineties - Old Timers
This book measures 5-3/4'' x 9-3/8'' x 5/8''. It appears to be in mint unused condition as pictured.