2015 Reprint of 1913 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Published during the cocktail's heyday in Great Britain, this small volume-The Cocktail Book: A Sideboard for Gentlemen-demonstrates what every good private valet to any of London's Bright Young People needed to know how to mix, shake, or stir before and between the two Great Wars.
Cocktails, smashes, cobblers, punches, cups, and the entire mixed drink repertoire including wine selection for dinner are to be found in this priceless volume.-Anistatia Miller. A popular recipe book, it was re-issued numerous times up through prohibition.