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1 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Andalusian Carts Coming Into Town, Almeria, Spain."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 15828 (438). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about southern Spain known as Andalusia and the port city of Almeria. Photo of a group of carts coming into the town with children possing at the front. Carts are loaded to the gils with barrels of wine. Clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Filling Pig Skins with Juice from Maguey Plant Used in Making Pulque, the Native Drink, Tacuba, Mexico."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 10926 (285). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the native manufacture of Pulque from the maguey (century plant) which is stored in pig skin containers. Also the legend of its discovery and the fall of the Toltecs. View of a man filling a pig skin with pulque while a donkey waits with a bag tied on its back among the plants. Nice clean copy. 
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3 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Italian Settler and Family, Vineyards in Background, Mendoza, Argentina, So.Am."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 21818 (319). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the province of Mendoza "Little Italy", its wine industry, and the system of absentee landlords who live in Buenos Aires half the year and on the plantations the other half to avoid the heat of the weather. Image of a Italian immigrant family resting before going back to tilling in the vineyards which stretch out behind them in rows after rows. clean copy. 
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4 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Knoll's Beer Garden, a Popular Resort of Berlin, Germany."
New York, N.Y. Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers 1894 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
'Sold by Underwood & Underwood, New York .' printed on the right side of the stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title printed on the backside in six languages. Nice view of the beer garden with several people seated . Clean copy with slight bumps on several corners. 
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5 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Tivoli Beer Garden, Hanover, Germany."
New York, New York Underwood & Underwood 1904 No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
Original stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title on the front cover. Image of some gentlemen seated in the Beer Garden with an elaborate stage in the background for a band. A fine clean copy. 
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6 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Toiling in the Vineyards - Picking the Luscious Grapes, Rudesheim, Germany."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 10352 (390). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the production of grapes on the terraced side of the Rhine Valley in Germany. View of workers, both men and women, tilling the vines with a German monument in the far background. Clean copy with very slight bump to lower right corner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph: Tokay Grapes--In a California Vineyard, Acampo, Calif.
Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 236-16747 by the publisher. Shows a woman and child picking grapes with a barn and house in the background. Acampo is located in central California's San Joaquin County. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on the back discussing grape growing and wine production nationwide. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Anonymous Snappy Jokes: A New Collection of Rich and Rare Jokes, Compiled By a Jolly Bartender for Stag Parties, Smokers, Etc.
Detroit, Michigan Johnson Smith & Company Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
ca. 1920. 'No. 1947'. 32 pages; cartoons; illustrated paper wrapper (5 1/4 x 7 3/8 inch) with postal stamps on the back, dated Nov. 25, 1975. Collection of jokes and cartoons. Very good clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Bridges, Milton Arlanden Food and Beverage Analyses
Philadelphia Lea & Febiger 1935 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Fine Book 
(1935). Publisher flexible green pebble cloth with gilt lettering. Nutrition, calorie, cholesterol, etc. for food; analysis of vitamins; compositions and food value of alcoholic drinks. 246 pages, including index. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10 Browne, Charles The Gun Club Drink Book: Being a More of Less Discursive Account of Alcoholic Beverages, Their Formulas and Uses, Together with Some Observation on the Mixing of Drinks
New York and London Charles Scribner's Sons 1939 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book Leonard Holton 
Publisher's orange cloth binding with drawings of men and women drinking, titles in white on black background. The lightest of wear at the corners, but a very nice copy externally. Dust wrapper with some small chips at top and bottom of spine, not affecting lettering. Another chip on back cover at the bottom near the fold is about three quarter of an inch by one quarter and affects a few letters of the promotional text. Quarter sized stain on upper margin of frontispiece and title page (looking like a bourbon splash). Brown staining, this time perhaps a single malt, to fore edge and sometimes margins of pages 119-142, not affecting text. Otherwise a clean and nice copy of a much-desirable book, with no owner's signatures, no bookplates, no underlining, with joints strong, etc. 190 pages, including index. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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11 Colburn, Frona Eunice Wait In Old Vintage Days.With Decorations By Dorothy Payne
San Francisco Printed by John Henry Nash. 1937 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-As New As New Book 
750 copies printed, but not numbered or signed by the author on the limitation page Cloth backed boards. An as new copy in the original dust wrapper. From Nell O'Day, "A Catalogue of Books Printed by John Henry Nash" pages 97 & 98: ".an interesting tale of the (18)90's set in one of the lovely vineyards of California. Mrs. Colburn is an authority on grape culture, her book entitled "Wines and Vines" publsihed in 1889 being a source book on the subject. "In Old Vintage Days is a colorful romance with the facts of the wine war that took place at the turn of the century, resulting in havoc to many of the Califor nia grape growers. It gives a vivid picture of the pleasant mode of living among the prosperous vintners which, as Mrs. Colburn says in her Foreword, will never be entirely relived." 178 pages, plus colophon. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Dixon, Andrew J. Manual of Ice-Making and Refrigerating Machines: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Cold-Production by Mechanical Means
St. Louis, Mo. The Stromberg Publishing Co. 1894 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Publisher's brown cloth. Illustrated with plates and graphs. 4 x 6 inches. 91 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Duff, J. L. The Rubiyat of Ohow Dryyam.with Apologies to Omar, Illustrated by Benjamin Franklin (Not of Philadelphia).
Old Book Shop. San Francisco. 1922. 1922 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
First edition. Illustrated wrapper. Black and white illustrations. A Rubiyat parody, set to the times of Prohibition. Unpaginated, but fifteen pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Joslyn, A. C. Autograph Letter Signed - A. C. Joslyn
1864 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Handwritten letter dated December 11, 1864 from Brownington, Vermont. 1 page, 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Fold lines. Envelope included, addressed to Carlos Baxter, Esp., in Burlington, Vermont. Small hole in front of envelope, otherwise remarkably good condition. Mr. Joslyn writes, "inclosed (sic) is four dollars and seventeen cents to pay assessment on liquor agency for town of Brownington". 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Kane, Frank Anatomy of the Whisky Business
Manhasset, New York Lake House Press 1965 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Fine Book 
(1965). Publisher's red cloth with gtilt lettering. In slipcase. Number 233 (of an unknown limitation), signed by author. A variety of articles on the liquor business by Kane, publisher of "Frank Kane's Weekly Letter for Liquor Executives" and the "National Liquor Review." 204 pages. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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16 Laurence, M. Le Cte De La Bibliotheque Du Cultivateur. Pratique De Plantation et Greffage Des Vignes Americaines.
Paris, France Librairie Agricole De La Maison Rustique 1891 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
[Written in the French language] 169 pages; illustrations; 1/4 leather binding with leather label on spine. Concerned with the saving of the French wine industry from phylloxera by using American stock roots. Some chipping to the spine, internally fine. A handsome book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Macnish, Robert, L.L.D. The Anatomy of Drunkenness with a Slketch of the Author's Life: New Edition
Glasgow and London W.R. M'Phun 1859 Hardcover Good Book 
Pubvlisher's brown cloth with impressed design. 4 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. 191 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Madison, Janet, selected by Toasts You Ought to Know
Chicago The Reilly and Britton Co. 1908 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering. Color illustration of a man and woman in period clothes clinking champagne glasses. Text nicely printed with border of grapes and leaves printed in red and the quote in black ink centered. 208 pages p lus two page "topical index." 5 x 7 inches. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Miller, James and John Lizars Alcohol and Tobacco: Alcohol, Its Place and Power, by James Miller (and) The Use and Abuse of Tobacco, by John Lizars
New York National Temperance Society and Publication House 1872 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Publisher's brown pebble cloth with gilt lettering. Two titles bound together by the publisher. Both authors are very much against their subjects. 5 x 7 inches. 179 and 138 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Mitchell, S. Weir A Madeira Party
Sacramento Corti Brothers 1975 Hardcover Collectible-Fine Book 
With an Introduction by William J. Dickerson, M.D., and appendices on Madeira wine by Roy Brady. 1/4 cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. 80 pages. From colophon, "This book has been designed and produced under the supervision of Andrew Hoyem - Printer in San Francisco, in an edition limited to 1000 copies." Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was an American physician and writer. This short story is noted for delineating the old traditions of Madeira wine drinking. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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