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Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with paper title labelto spine. In good condition. Spine a little faded due to sunlight. Some very slight staining to cover. Inside clean and tight. No inscriptions or other marks. With spare title label at back. 375pp. The book is an attempt in a collection of brave and witty things from English verse and prose, to set forth, in gratitude for Bacchus’ bounty, The Whole Art and Philosophy of Drinking, to which are added a garland of Convivial Songs such as may, in praise of proper Liquor, be sung by the roaring boys of Elysium and echoed by all choice spirits here below, some account of drinking customs with a selection of toasts, a gallery of notable drunkards, a dictionary of drinking slang, a digest of drunkards law, and a collection of tried and approved recipes, together with an examination of tee-totaliasm and its miserable songs, an account of some lively deaths and a selection of drunkards epitaphs.
Title: The True Drunkard's Delight.
Categories: Miscellaneous Subjects,
Publisher: The Unicorn Press Ltd. London 1933. 1st edition.:
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Seller ID: 55814
Keywords: Miscellaneous Subjects WILLIAM JUNIPER, True Drunkard's Delight, English, verse, prose, Drinking, Convivial Songs, Liquor, drinking customs, toasts, drinking slang, drunkards law, recipes, tee-totaliasm, miserable songs, lively deaths, drunkards epitaphs,