1997 1st edition, 3rd printing; by Gary Regan and Mardee Haidin Regan; Photographs by Steve Belkowitz; Running Press publishers, Philadelphia; smaller hardbound in black boards with gilt stamp lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket good with very minor edge wear.
Once the beverage of suave spies and millionaire socialites, the Martini is enjoying new-found popularity. Some consider it the ultimate drink of sophistication, with its crystal clarity and elegant glass. Here's the history of this inspiring cocktail, tasting notes for individual brands of gin, vodka, and vermouth, and recipes from fabulous bars from coast to coast. 35 full-color photos.