I got some great cocktail books at the thrift shops today:
What, When, Where, and How to Drink (1955) by Richard L. Williams and David Myers for 25¢ (Amazon).
Old Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender’s Guide by Mr. Boston for 25¢ (Amazon).
Tennessee Legend with a Pictorial of Old Bottles and Jugs by Jack Daniel’s Distillery for $1.99 (Amazon).
The Complete Bartender by Robyn M. Feller for $3.99 (newer edition from Amazon).
…and the score of the day: Trader Vic’s Bartender’s Guide (1972) by Trader Vic Bergeron for a whopping $3.49! half.com and Amazon are selling it for $30-300.
Don’t forget to look at thrift shops for your old-timey books and glassware.