B & W Illustrations. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 4to. 0394412192. An attractive First Edition/First Printing in Fine, seemingly unread condition in about Fine dust-jacket, short closed tear to front panel edge. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down;
Very Good + in Very Good + DJ. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Blue illustrated glossy paper covered boards with red title to white box on spine. Minor bumping to corners and to spine ends. Inscription to front free end page reads "I hope you feel at home with Japanese cooking and will continue to do so. Come visit me in Japan! Elizabeth Andoh." Ink stain to edge of first 82 pages though mostly only to pages 33-82 and text is not effected. Else is clean and bright. Ephemera laid in. Blue illustrated dust jacket with red title to white box on front and spine panels. Edgewear to jacket includes one small open tear and one small closed tear to top edge of front panel. Index, 254 pages. COOK/040510.
Very Good. Very good hardcover in very good-dust jacket. First edition as stated. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards, text also very good. Foxing to top edge. Light shelfwear to boards and dust jacket, dust jacket has one tear at head of spine. DJ protected in Mylar wraps.
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