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Liquor Glassware for Whiskey-Wine and Cordial Service. Also Miscellaneous Bar Supplies [cover title].
Liquor Glassware for Whiskey-Wine and Cordial Service. Also Miscellaneous Bar Supplies [cover title].
Liquor Glassware for Whiskey-Wine and Cordial Service. Also Miscellaneous Bar Supplies [cover title].

Liquor Glassware for Whiskey-Wine and Cordial Service. Also Miscellaneous Bar Supplies [cover title].


Unrecorded and rare. A quite remarkable example given that this oversized 1933 trade catalog was sent folded through the mail to Metropolitan Billiards on Randolph Street in Chicago and then survived to tell the tale.

Prohibition had ended in 1933, and Edward Don and Company of on LaSalle Street in Chicago saw an opportunity. Hundreds of implements for the well-stocked restaurant bar and restaurant are advertised, described, priced, and illustrated.

American trade catalogs whose sole function is selling goods to bartenders and bars are very uncommon. The front wrapper shows a happy bartender making a cocktail, undoubtedly happy to be employable again and able to practice his craft without fear of harassment or imprisonment.


Description: Liquor Glassware for Whiskey-Wine and Cordial Service. Also Miscellaneous Bar Supplies [cover title].

[Chicago, np. 1933]. 30 pages. Oversized illustrated wrappers. Well-illustrated throughout. Printed on cheap paper and fragile; scattered chips and tears; two leaves with small inexpert tape mends and minimal losses; good. Housed in a custom archival enclosure.

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