ABSINTHE THROUGH ZAZARAC: LUPOIU'S COCKTAILS, 1948
LUPOIU, Jean. Cocktails. Compiegne: Jean Lupoiu, 1948. 12mo, original half red cloth, pictorial boards. $475.
Early edition of Lupoïu's cocktail recipe book, with frontispiece portrait of the author, copy number 44 of an unspecified limitation, in original pictorial boards.
In addition to detailing hundreds of cocktails, from Absinthe through Zazarac, Lupoïu's book includes chapters on sandwiches, French viniculture, champagne, cognac, port, sherry, whisky, and gin. First published in Paris, 1938. Text in French.
Interior clean, mild soiling to boards. An extremely good copy.