Reader copy. 1975 Penguin mass paperback (complete edition); 768 pp. with index. Spine is creased; cover has edge wear and light scuffs and scratches; pages tanned; flyleaf has a small peel-off and tear (readability not affected); else still a solid reference copy, with clean, unmarked pages. Ships within the next business day.
Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Royal octavo, hardcover, VG in red and white decorative boards. Volume 1. Clean and unmarked. 684pp. plus 32 page index. Child's classic work. Extensive repertory of dishes and techniques. Discusses equipment, terms, cutting, wines, soups, sauces, eggs, fish, poultry, meat, vegetables, desserts, buffets. b & w illustrations throughout.
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