1900 - 1909

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Vintage cocktail books published 1900 to 1909

1900 - The Cocktail Book: A Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen By Frederic Lawrence Knowles

1900 - Harry Johnson's Bartenders' Manual or How To Mix Drinks or the Present Style (The New and Improved Illustrated" edition) by Harry Johnson (New York, USA)
Repro edition with introduction by Robert Hess available to buy on Cocktail Kingdom.

1900 - Cocktail Boothby's American Bartender (second edition) by by William T. Boothby (San Francisco, USA)

1900 - Modern American Drinks by George J Kappeler (New York, USA)

1900 - American-Bar Recettes des Boissons Anglaises & Américaines by Frank Newman (Paris, France)

1900 - Le Pays du Cognac by L. Ravaz

1900 - Twentieth Century Guide For Mixing Fancy Drinks

1901 - The Complete Buffet Manual or How to Mix Fancy Drinks by J. E. Sheridan

1902 - Fancy Drinks by Frederic Lawrence Knowles.

1902 - The Cocktail Book: A Sideboard Manual For Gentlemen by Bishop & Babcock Company.

1902 - 156 Recettes de Boissons Américaines by N. Larsen

1902 - Recipes of American and Other Iced Drinks by Charlie Paul

1902 - "Red Top Rye Guide" or How to Make Fine, Fancy or Mixed Drinks

1902 - Fox's Bartender's Guide (New York, USA)

1903 - The Flowing Bowl by Edward Spencer, London, England

1903 - Daly's Bartenders Encyclopedia by Tim Daly, USA
Noted for Daly's reference to Martinis served frappe, the second known Marguerite Cocktail recipe, and his "Bottle of Martini Cocktail" recipe stating that "this is supposed to be a very dry cocktail" so the first suggestion of a "Dry Martini".

1903 - The Still Room By Mrs Charles Roundell

1903 - The Bachelor Book.

1903 - The Complete Buffet Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Drinks By V. B. Lewis

1903 - Hegenbarth's Getränke-Buch by Max Hegenbarth's Verlag

1904 - Drinks As They Are Mixed "by leading bartenders" edited by Paul E Lowe (Chicago, USA)

1904 - One Hundred and One Beverages by May E. Southworth

1904 - A Book of Beverages

Nov 1904 - Stuart's Fancy Drinks And How To Mix Them by Thos. Stuart (New York, USA)

1904 - American-Bar Recettes des Boissons Anglaises et Américaine (American Bar Drinks and Recipes of the English American) by Frank P Newman (Paris, France)
Written by a bartender at the Ritz, this 1904 edition of a book, originally printed in 1900, is notable for its inclusion of the first-known recipe for a "Dry Martini Cocktail".
French edition published by Cocktail Kingdom with English and French introductions by Fernando Castellon available to buy on Cocktail Kingdom.

1904 - Applegreen's Bar Book by John Applegreen (Chicago, USA)
Contains a recipe for both a "Martini Cocktail" and a "Martini Cocktail, Dry" as well as a "Crisp Cocktail" that is basically an equal parts Dry Martini with a twist.

1904 - Toasts for the Times in Pictures & Rhymes By John William Sargent

1904 - Toasts by W. M. Rhodes

1905 - Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes, volume 5 by Christine Terhune Herrick and M. Harland

1905 - The Hoffman House Bartender's Guide - How to Open a Saloon and Make It Pay by Charles S. Mahoney (New York, USA)

1905 - The Gorham Cocktail Book (New York, USA)

1905 - Bebidas Americanas, Refrescos y Licores

1906 - Louis' Mixed Drinks By Louis Muckensturm (Boston, USA)
Noted for being the first book in the English language to use the name "Dry Martini" for a recipe combining gin and dry vermouth. The first known mention was in French - see 1904.
Repro edition published by Cocktail Kingdom with an introduction by Phil Duff available to buy on Cocktail Kingdom.

1906 - Modern American Drinks - How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks by George J Kappeler (New York, USA)

1906 - Beverages & Sauces of Colonial Virginia by Laura S. Fitchett

1906 - How To Mix Drinks by George L. Spaulding

1906 - A Bachelor's Cupboard by A. Lyman Phillips

1907 - Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes Vol. V by Christine Terhune Herrick and Marion Harland (New York, USA)

1907 - Smacks and Smiles (10th edition) by Charles Smith

1907 - American Bar Recettes des Boissons Anglaises et Américaines by Frank L. Newman

1908 - The World's Drinks and How To Mix Them Standard Authority ("latest edition") by Hon. Wm. "Cocktail" Boothby (San Francisco, USA)
Repro edition with an introduction by John Burton available to buy on Cocktail Kingdom.

1908 - Jack's Bar Manual 1st Edition by Jacob Abraham Grohusko (New York, USA)

1908 - The Hoffman House Bartender's Guide by Charles S. Mahoney (New York, USA)

1909 - Drinks : How To Mix And How To Serve[note wrong date on Archive.org] edited by Paul E Lowe (Chicago, USA)

1909 - The Reminder - Up-to-date Bartenders' Vest Pocket Guide (3rd edition) mainly by Jacob A. Didier (Binghamton, New York, USA)
Notable for the first appearance in a recipe book of a cocktail named Affinity.

1909 - Recipes of American and Other Iced Drinks mainly by Charlie Paul (London, England)

1909 - Guia Practica del Cantinero By Jorge Gasparo (Monterrey, Mexico)

1909 - Der Mixologist by Carl A. Seutter

1909 - Manual del Cantinero by Carlos Golfrin

Books published 1910 to 1929

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