- Rare vintage ashtray from New York's iconic Waldorf-Astoria Hotel
- Plus a copy of "The Waldorf-Astoria Cookbook" with 120 recipes
- Charming glass ashtray from the golden age of glamorous smoking
- The remarkable book takes readers inside New York's famous hotel
- Ashtray measures 5-inches in diameter; book includes 150 photos
Handle with Care, and Pass Down to the Next Generation.
The Waldorf-Astoria haS gained worldwide renown for its glamorous dinner parties and galas, often at the center of political and business conferences and fundraising events. Author Ward Morehouse III has referred to the Waldorf- Astoria as "comparable to great national institutions" and a "living symbol deep within our collective consciousness."
Once icons of hospitality and glamour, ashtrays are part of Americana that now belongs to the past. Offering a treasured Waldorf-Astoria Hotel ashtray from the golden age of glamorous smoking, now out of use along with cigarettes, but desirable for its connection to the culture of New York City in the twentieth century.
INCLUDES a previously-owned copy of The Waldorf-Astoria Cookbook a book that opens the doors to the hotel's kitchens, where a team of seven chefs de cuisine, ten sous-chefs, and 110 cooks served the finest meals in three distinctly different styles. Included are more than 120 recipes by Chef John Doherty and his staff (including a new take on the famous Waldorf Salad). This volume marks the first major cookbook from the famed Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. 120 color & 30 b/w photos.