The Illustrated Stone Ginger Beer by Sven Stau, c.1984, 1st edition, copy No.291 of a limited printing of 500, 9x12, 152 pgs, black/white illustrations, spiral bound, privately published, NY. Begins with a history of the ginger beer bottle and discusses tops, closures, labels, colors, shapes and sizes. Lists 2000+ bottle prices from the US, Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand and South Africa. Copiously illustrated with 1500+ black/white line drawings and photos of the stoneware bottles. A scarce and desirable reference.
Good condition with a shallow bend/crease to upper corners, light fore-edge and cover soil, short tears in upper margin of rear cover, contents otherwise Very Good. No tobacco or cigarette odor. Please examine photos closely for condition issues.