Irvin S. Cobb's Own Recipe Book
Louisville and Baltimore: Frankfort Distilleries Incorporated, 1934. Norman Price. First Edition. Stiff Illustrated Wraps with Dust Jacket. Small 8vo. Pp. 51. Two-color illustrations in the text, full color center spread advertisement. Stiff paper wrap with titles and illustration in black and blue, saddle stapled: center spread detached, cover loosened on the staples. In the color illustrated dust jacket with Frankfort advertising on the flaps, back panel and verso: edges rubbed, short closed tears to spine ends, mellowed crease to front flap. Very Good / Good+. Item #6827
The Kentucky native, prolific New York author and humorist "claims the right to deal with this pleasing subject," the more so as prohibition had just been repealed. Jacket blurb: "Containing authoritative directions for making 78 famous drinks, together with a rollicking dissertation on the joys of King Bourbon and its brother Rye, by Colonel Cobb himself." Preserved in a clear archival pouch with acid-free backing.