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Note: When requesting a menu
from the Rare Books Division,
please include the date and
call number on the call slip.

Call Number: 1888-075

Date:
Additional Date Information: 1888/11/05

Event: SECOND BLOWOUT
Sponsored by: THE BLIZZARDS
at: DELMONICO'S, NEW YORK, NY
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Type of Occasion:
Type of Venue: SOC;
Type of Organization: HOTEL

Physical Description: BOOKLET; ILLUS; COL; 5 x 7.50;
Notes: BEAUTIFULLY HAND PAINTED AND PRINTED INVITATION WITH CRYPTIC REFERENCES TO MENU ITEMS ["WHERE IGNORANCE IS BLISS, 'TIS FOLLY TO BE WISE"] AND WINES ["MIGHTY TO INSPIRE NEW HOPES AND ABLE TO DROWN THE BITTERNESS"]; SILK RIBBON ATTACHMENTS
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