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A prohibition-era cocktail book for “serious drinkers everywhere”

Take a look at this beautiful prohibition-era cocktail book, Americana, that is listed for sale by British bookseller Paul Foster. It contains eight hand blocked, hand coloured cocktail napkins mounted into the book. The words “non-alcoholic” are inserted after every alcoholic ingredient, according to Foster’s description.  The book is “Dedicated to serious drinkers everywhere” with history and recipes for the following cocktails – Manhattan, Blue Blazer, Deadwood Duck, Rip Van Winkle Sleeper, Belmont Park, Alabama, Barbary Coast, New Orleans Drip.

Prohibition in the United States existed from 1920 to 1933. The book is priced at £5,000.

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