London: Constable & Company, 1933.
Early printing of this classic work. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers. Presentation copy, signed twice by the author, “Here’s How! Harry Craddock To Mr. and Mrs Jorgenson July 15, 1936. With the best wishes of the Author H. Craddock.” Craddock has also hand-written a recipe to the final page of the book, “Near Pimms No 1: 2 1/2 oz Gin, Juice of 1/2 lemon, 1 oz Curacao (Orange) Large tumbler half full of cracked ice and 2 or 3 sprigs fresh green mint. Fill glass with sparkling water.” Illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold. In good condition with some rubbing and wear. Rare and desirable signed twice by Craddock and with an original recipe in the master mixologist’s hand.
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