Good. Hardcover with dust jacket, blue boards, stated 1st printing, tight, pages clear and tan with couple of spots on closed page edges, shelf and edge wear, corners bumped, dust jacket has chipping and edge wear and is now protected in removable mylar cover, price marked thru on flyleaf, packaged in cardboard box for shipment, tracking on U.S. orders.
Fine in Fine dust jacket. A history of the great American hotel which dates from 1893 and has been a symbol of elegance in dining and entertaining for several generations. World figures as well as glamorous celebrities and even notorious gangsters sought luxurious accommodations here and enjoyed the fabulous food of well-known chefs such as Oscar of the Waldorf. Over 100 recipes for its specialties, selected by Waldorf-Astoria chefs and tested for home kitchens. This is the first printing of the first edition (NOT a later re-issue or former library book]. Includes period drawings, etchings, photographs (for example, former famous guests such as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 1957), and menus. Blue cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket; exceptional condition for this piece of American restaurant history.; Photographs, drawings; Large 8vo 9"-10" tall; xi, 266 pages; Includes 8 pages of color plates.
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