London: John Van Vorst, 1863.
Hardcover. First edition. Small octavo. 52pp. Handcolored frontispiece; terminal vignette. Black glazed paper boards with gilt decoration. Bookplate of T. Herbert Prater, corners and edges rubbed, a few small losses at the spine, gilt on boards largely rubbed away, still an about very good copy of a fragile construction. Early cocktail book, described as "A collection of recipes for the brewing of compound drinks... ." Ex-James Gabler. *Gabler* 36290.