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1862 - The Bar-Tender's Guide A Complete Cyclopedia of Plain And Fancy Drinks by Jerry Thomas

1863 - Cups and Their Customs by G. E. Roberts

1869 - Cooling Cups and Dainty Drinks

1869 - Haney's Steward and Barkeepers Manual by J. Haney

1871 - Gentleman's Table Guide by Rickert & Thomas

1871 - Gentleman's Table Guide & Table Companion E. Rickert

1875 - American Bar-Tender or the Art and Mystery of Making Drinks by H.L.W.

1876 - The Bar-tenders Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks (1st edition) by Jerry Thomas (New York, USA).

1878 - American and Other Drinks by L. Engel

1879 - Intoxicating Drinks, Their History and Mystery by J. Kirtion

1879 - The Modern Bartender's Guide by O.H. Byron

1882 - Harry Johnson's Bartender's Manual or How To Mix Drinks of the Present Style ("New & Improved") by Harry Johnson (New York, USA)

1884 - Scientific Bar-Keeping

1885 - New Guide for the Hotel, Bar, Restaurant and Chef by Bacchus & Cordon Bleu

1887 - The Bar-tenders Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks (2nd edition) by Jerry Thomas (New York, USA).

1887 - Dishes and Drinks by "an old Bohemian"

1887 - American Drinks by C. Paul

1888 - Good Things by Godall & Backhouse

1888 - The Bartender Or How To Mix Drinks by H. Lamore

1888 - Harry Johnson's Bartender's Manual or How To Mix Drinks of the Present Style ("New & Improved") by Harry Johnson (New York, USA)

1892 - The Flowing Bowl - What And When To Drink by 'The Only William' Schmidt (New York, USA)

1895 - The Mixicologist or How To Mix All Kinds Of Fancy Drinks ("revised edition") by C. F. Lawlor (Cincinnati)

1895 - Modern American Drinks - How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks by George J. Kappler

1895 - American Bar Tender by R. C. Miller (Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA)

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)

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

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

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)

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

1908 - The Worlds Drinks and How To Mix Them (latest edition) by William T. Boothby (San Francisco, USA)

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

1913 - Bartender's Manual by the Bartender's Association of America

1916 - Recipes for Mixed Drinks (1st Edition) Hugo R. Ensslin (New York, USA)
Noted for: first Aviation recipe and first equal parts Alexander recipe

1917 - The Ideal Bartender by Tom Bullock (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)

1917 - Recipes for Mixed Drinks (2nd Edition) Hugo R. Ensslin (New York, USA)
Noted for: The last major pre-Prohibition cocktail book.

1920 - Drinks by Jacques Straub (Chicago).

1920 - What to Drink by Bertha E. L. Stockbridge (New York)

16th January 1920 - U.S. Prohibition starts
America was the main driver in the evolution of cocktail so Prohibition (following the 18th Amendment 16th January 1919) obviously had a dramatic effect on bartending and the cocktail books published during the period.

1922 - Harry's ABC of Mixing Cocktails

1922 - Cocktails: How to Mix Them by Robert Vermeire

1923 - "Harry" of Ciro's ABC of Mixing Cocktails by Christopher & Co. (London, England)

1924 - Manual del Caninero

1925 - Drinks—Long & Short

1927 - Here's How (Revised Edition)

1928 - The Bon Vivants Companion or How To Mix Drinks by Professor Jerry Thomas (who died in 1885) edited with an introduction by Herbert Asbury

1929 - Cocktails de Paris

1929 - Libro de Cocktail

1929 - Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen

1930 - The Savoy Cocktail Book (1st Edition) by Harry Craddock (London, England)

1930 - "Harry" of Ciro's ABC of Mixing Cocktails (9th Impression) by Dean & Son (London, England)

1931 - Old Waldorf Bar Daysby Albert Stevens Crockett (New York, USA)

1932 - Sloppy Joe's Bar Season 1931-1932 (Havana, Cuba)

1933 - Bar La Florida Cocktails (1st edition)

1933 - What'll You Have? By Julien J. Proskauer

5th December 1933 - U.S. Prohibition ends
On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified, repealing the 21st Amendment and ending Prohibition. Bartenders and publishers were quick to supply a thirsty nation, leading to a profusion of new cocktail books.

1934 - Harry Johnson's New and Improved Bartender's Manual and a Guide for Hotels and Restaurants (revised edition) by Harry Johnson (New Jersey, USA)

1934 - Bar La Florida Cocktails (2nd edition) by Obispo y Monserrate (Havana, Cuba)

1934 - What Shall We Drink by Magnus Bredenbek
This has chapters on how to mix cocktails and the serving of red and white wine.

1934 - G. H. Steele's My New Cocktail Book

1934 - Official Mixer's Manual (1st edition) by Patrick Gavin Duffy

1934 - Bottoms Up by Jean Robert Meyer (New York, USA)

1934 - The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book (2nd edition) by A. S. Crockett

1934 - 1700 Cocktails for the Man Behind the Bar by R. de Fleury

Oct 1934 - Here Is Something That Will Interest You (1st edition) by The Victoria Wine Co., London.

1935 - Old Waldorf Bar Days (3rd edition "with amendments due to repeal of the 18th")by Albert Stevens Crockett (New York, USA)

Nov 1935 - Here Is Something That Will Interest You (reprint) by The Victoria Wine Co., London.

1936 - The Artistry of Mixing Drinks (1st edition) by Frank Meier (Paris)

1937 - The UKBG's Approved Cocktails

1937 - Café Royal Cocktail Book - Coronation Edition by W. J. Tarling

Nov 1937 - Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'em (1st printing) by Stanley Clisby Arthur (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA).

Dec 1937 - Here Is Something That Will Interest You (3rd edition) by The Victoria Wine Co., London.

Dec 1937 - Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'em (2nd printing) by Stanley Clisby Arthur (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA).

Aug 1938 - Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'em (3rd printing) by Stanley Clisby Arthur (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA).

1939 - The Gentleman's Companion (Volume II) An Exotic Drinking Book or Around The World With Jigger, Beaker And Flask by Charles H. Baker Jr. (New York, USA)

Jun 1940 - The Bartender's Guide (Garden City edition) by Patrick Gavin Duffy

1941 - Toasts Around the World Cocktail Book by Hiram Walker and Sons

1946 - The Rowing Bartender Two Hemisphere Drinks For Home and Bar by Bill Kelly (California, USA)

1946 - Trader Vic's Book of Food and Drink by Victor Bergeron
Regarded as being the first Tiki book.

1948 - The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks (1st edition) by David Embury

1949 - Esquire's Handbook for Hosts

1951 - Bottom's Up by Ted Saucier


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