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    Cyril Ray’s Compleat Imbiber No. 14 ed. Cyril Ray (Beaumont Books, 1989, 1-871073-02-2, £14.95, 191pp, hc)
        Details supplied by Ned Brooks.
    • · Foreward · Beryl Reid, OBE · fw (r)
    • · The Cat’s Paradise · Émile Zola · ss (r)
    • · Lillian · Damon Runyon · ss Collier’s February 1 1930
    • · Saha · Colette · ss (r)
    • 9 · Introduction · Kingsley Amis · in (r)
    • 13 · Editorial Note · Cyril Ray · ed (r)
    • · “Approaches to the Bottle”
    • 16 · The Wine Snob’s… · A. E. W. Mason · ex (r)
      excerpt from THE PRISONER IN THE OPAL 1929.
    • 18 · …The Wine Lover’s · Sybille Bedford · ex (r)
      excerpt from A COMPASS ERROR 1968.
    • 20 · …The Wine Merchant’s · Egon Ronay · ar (r)
      from Sunday Times 30.iii.86.
    • 23 · …The Enthusiastic Amateur’s · Cyril Ray · ar (r)
      from Punch Extra 20.vi.1984.
    • 27 · …The Non-Starter · Miles Kington · ar The Times November 28 1987
    • 34 · The Gourmet’s Love-Song · P. G. Wodehouse · pm Punch December 24 1902
    • 36 · The Power of Garlic · Humphrey Lyttleton · ar Highlife Magazine June 1986
    • · “Discoveries”
    • 42 · 1. “A pity that one cannot buy it in England…” · Sacheverell Sitwell · ar The Sunday Times 1951
    • 43 · 2. Yorghti! · Compton Mackenzie · ar (r)
      from Gallipoli Memories 1929.
    • 45 · Variation on a Horatian Theme · James Michie Thackeray · pm (r)
    • · “Some People”
    • 48 · Hemingway and Wine · Stefano Regolini · ar (r)
      from Civilita de Bere 1986.
    • 51 · Duff’s Drinking Life · John Julius Norwich · ar Number Three St. James Street Autumn 1986
    • 56 · My Father’s Cellar · Auberon Waugh · ar Number Three St. James Street Spring 1986
    • 61 · The Palmer of Chateau Palmer · Howell Rees Gronow · ar (r)
      from “Captain Gronow”, Recollections, 3rd Series, 1865.
    • 66 · Nostalgia · Anthony Burgess · ar (r)
      from Little Wilson and Big God, 1987.
    • 67 · Poet’s Picnic · John Fuller · ar (r)
      from Harpers and Queen Magazine, May 1986.
    • 70 · Down Under, from Up Here · Paul Levy · ar The Observer Colour Magazine October 13 1987
    • 72 · Down Under Ditty · B. A. Young · pm (r)
    • · “Traveller’s Tales”
    • 76 · Beaded Bubbles at the Cannon’s Mouth · Peter Carrington · ar (r)
    • 78 · A Ploughman’s at the Pub · Derek Cooper · ar (r)
      essay from The Listener, 26.vi.86.
    • 79 · Claret Country · Henry James · ar (r)
      from A Little Tour in France, 1884.
    • 80 · Bordelay · [uncredited] · pm (r)
      from Lickerish Limericks.
    • 81 · It Isn’t All Baloney in Bologna · Cyril & Elizabeth Ray · ar (r)
      from Punch Food and Drink Extra, July 1987.
    • 84 · Viva Italia · [uncredited] · pm (r)
      from Lickerish Limericks.
    • 85 · Nobody Knows the Truffles I’ve Seen · Burton Anderson · ar (r)
      from Sunday Times Wine Club Magazine.
    • 91 · Medeterranean Feast · Alan Jenkins · pm (r)
    • · “Cups That Cheer but not Inebriate”
    • 94 · The Lips That Touch Liquor Shall Never Touch Mine · Harriet A. Glazebrook · pm (r)
      from Parlour Poetry, 1967.
    • 96 · A Nice Cup of Tea · George Orwell · ar The Evening Standard January 12 1946
    • 99 · “Tea Works Its Mischief Slowly” · Cecil Torr · ar (r)
      from Small Talk at Wreyland, First Series, 1918.
    • 100 · A Cupid’s Nightcap · Stanley J. Sharpless · pm (r)
    • · “Tales to Tell”
    • 103 · Monsieur Dodin-Bouffant Makes and End of It: A Story · Marcel Rouff · ss (r)
      from The Passionate Epicure trans. Claude 1961.
    • 111 · The Bresse Chicken: A Story · Anthelme Brillat-Savarin · ss (r)
      from La Physologie du Gout, 1826.
    • 113 · Applejohn · Frank Parrish · ss (r)
    • 124 · The Blude-Red Wine [Jemima Shore] · Antonia Fraser · ss John Creasey’s Crime Collection 1989 ed. Herbert Harris, Gollancz, 1989
    • 136 · Song for Vintners · Lord Alfred Douglas · pm (r)
      from Tails with a Twist, 1979.
    • · “Memorable Meals”
    • 140 · On Dining Alone · M. K. Fisher · ss (r)
      from Serve It Forth (1937?).
    • 143 · ‘Never Anything So Good Again…’ · W. M. Thackeray · ar Fraser’s Magazine 1841
    • 145 · Tit-Bit · Augustus Hare · ar (r)
      anecdote (the one about Dr. Buckland eating the heart of a French king).
    • 146 · Les Trois Cochons · John Davies, M.W. · ar (r)
      from Sunday Times Wine Club Magazine.
    • 149 · Frying Tonight · Vernon Scannell · pm (r)
    • 150 · From Parson Woodforde’s Diary—excerpts, 1770-1795 · Parson Woodforde · ex (r)
    • 153 · …and from Parson Beerbohm’s—excerpts, 1937 · Parson Beerbohm · ex (r)
    • · “Table d’Hote”
    • 156 · Soup of the Evening, Beautiful Soup · Harry Luke · ar (r)
      from The Tenth Muse, 1950.
    • 157 · Dinner with Turbot · Ford Madox Ford · ar (r)
      from American Vogue Magazine (pre 1914).
    • 162 · Give Me the Mundane Pleaures of the Flesh · Gerry Hamill · pm (r)
    • 163 · The Roast Beef of Old England · Harrison Ainsworth · ar (r)
      from The Lancashire Witches, 1848.
    • 164 · The Roast Beef of Old France · Arthur Young · ar (r)
      from Travels in France, 1791.
    • 165 · …And of France Today · Ruth Silvertre · ar The Guardian
    • 168 · Boeuf Wellington · Stanhope · ar (r)
      from Notes of Conversations with the Duke of Wellington 1831-1851.
    • 170 · If Only He Had Drunk Two Bottles · Cecil Torr · ar (r)
      ancdote from Small Talk at Wreyland, Second Series, 1921.
    • · “Two Reds Don’t Make a White”
    • 172 · 1. Burgundy · Paul Levy · ar The Observer
    • 174 · 2. Claret · Pamela Vandyke Price · ar (r)
    • 177 · What to Buy and What to Drink in 1990 · Clive Coates, M.W. · ar (r)
    • 183 · Strugnell’s Sonnet on the Price of Sin · Wendy Cope · pm (r)
      from Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, 1986.
    • 185 · Notes on Contemporary Contributors · [uncredited] · bg (r)
    • 189 · Acknowledgements · [uncredited] · ms (r)
    • 191 · The Illustrators · [uncredited] · bg (r)









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