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New York: Golden Press, 1957. Reprinted. Small octavo; pp 191; G/no-DJ; ivory spine with red text; spine covers wire spiral binding; covers have some slight soiling to exterior; small chips to spine edges; minor rubbing to corners; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; lightly toned first and last pages; minor cracking to gutter at title page tail edge; profusely illustrated.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. Thick Octavo; pp 494; Good; light brown/burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; photograph inlaid with gilt border to front; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; light foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; illustrated; good binding;.
New York, NY: Prentice Hall Press, 1989. First Edition. small Qto. VG-/VG. simple beige glossy DJ spine with red bordered, pale-yellow titleblock, titled in red italics and publisher in green. matching color pictorial jacket front/rear. dark red clothbound HB with god stamped lettering, adjacent boards are a light peach. interior textblock generally handled, with some spotting between pages 82-88. mild mid fore-edge discoloration. note condition, as is. ISBN# 0135481325.
London: Viking Penguin, 1991. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 239; G/G-; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to head edge; remainder mark to tail edge; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; pencil to rear endpaper; frontispiece.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2007. Reprint. Signed; Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is purple with yellow, green, blue, and white text; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to corners and edges, design is clear; Boards have some shelf wear, rubbing to corners; Text block has minimal signs of handling, binding is strong, signed on title page; content is clear; pp 223; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 1994. First edition. Quarto. VG/VG DJ. First edition; Cream spine with purple and green text; dustjacket is clean with some mild edgewear; some creases on the dj and a brown stain on the lower right hand corner; dj is slightly rubbed at the corners; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 160.
New York: Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 1994. First edition. Small Quarto; pp 160; VG/G; Ivory spine with dark green text; Dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to corners, slight sunning to edges, price clipping to front flap; Cloth is clean, minimal wear to exterior; Text block has very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Great Britain: Macmillan London Limited, 1978. Foreign Printing. small Qto. VG/VG. dark brown "weave" patterned DJ, main title beneath lightly worn tip, uppercase gold tone title, smaller author in white capitals, with gold publisher at tail. edgewear is one tear to upper edge of jacket rear, surfacewear minor. medium brown cloth HB with opaque beige spine titling, extremities abraded lightly. beige fep hinge has three small slits. textblock stock neat and ivory, including a catalogue of fish, crustaceans, other sea creatures, with illustrations, color plate on glossy section and a collection of recipes. head-edge has a spot, bound well, clean and complete interior. 366 pp. ISBN# 0333238494.
New York: Clarkson Potter, Publishers, 2012. First Edition. Octavo; pp 239; VG/VG; beige pictorial spine with orange and red text; dust jacket has very light wear to exterior; cloth shows light wear to fore corners; strong, clean boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by author.
New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1962. Large Octavo; pp 253; G+/G; black spine with red text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; few chips to edges; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Crescent Books, 1966. Octavo; pp 156; G-/G-; ivory spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows noticeable toning to tail edge; some minor chips to edges; foxing to interior of jacket; light soiling to exterior; cloth has foxing to exterior; strong boards; text block shows some soiling to exterior edges; light foxing to exterior head edge; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; frontispiece.
Goring-on-Thames, UK: Elvendon Press, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 200; G/G+; green spine with yellow text; written by great-grandson of Charles Dickens; dust jacket has only slight wear to exterior; cloth has modest sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1987. Large Octavo: VG-/G+; peach spine with orange text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned spine with light rubbing wear on exterior mostly along edges; Boards are slightly sunned with minor edge wear, however panels are strong, clean and intact; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges due to age with tight binding; pp 350. Inscribed by author.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1986. First American edition. Octavo. VG/no DJ - paperback. First American edition; Cream spine with pink text; Spine has several pen marks over the title and two creases, one of which is horizontal and another which is diagonal; covers are clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 374.
London: W.H. Allen, 1959. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and green with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in orange cloth with gold print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 281 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Random House, 1954. First Edition. 10mo; pp 236; VG-/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscription to previous owner to ffep; illustrated;.
Milano: R.C.S. Libri & Grandi Opere S.p.A., 1994. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; White & yellow spine with red text; Italian language; Boards have shelfwear with slightly rubbed exterior and edges, small dents on surfaces; Spine is cocked; Textblock is age toned; pp 767. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Alexandria, VA: TIme Life Books, Inc., c. 1980s. Qto(s). VG+/ - no DJ. Large collection of all 28 volumes in the Time-Life Series The Good Cook. 1-Terrines, Pates & Galantines, ISBN#080942925X 2-Soups,0809428660. 3-Snacks & Sandwiches, 0809428830. 4-Shellfish, ISBN# 0809429330, 5-Sauces, ISBN# 0809429713. 6-Classic Desserts, ISBN#0809428709. 7-Beverages, 0809429454. 8-Outdoor Cooking, 0809429551. 9-Preserving, 0809429047. 10-Dried Beans & Grains, 0809429209. 11-Candy, 0809429128. 12-Variety Meats, 0809429500. 13- Vegetables, ISBN# 0809428598.14-Wine, ISBN#0809429675. 15- Pies & Pastries, ISBN#0809428954, 16-Pasta, 0809428911. 17-Poultry, ISBN#0809428555. 18-Lamb, ISBN# 080942908X. 19-Salads, ISBN# 0809428792. 20-Pork, 080942875X. 21-Hors d'Oeuvre, ISBN#0809429411. 22-Eggs & Cheese, ISBN#0809428873. 23-Fruits, 0809429845. 24-Fish, ISBN# 0809428628. 25-Cakes, ISBN# 089429160. 26-Beef & Veal, ISBN# 0809428547. 27-Breads, ISBN#0809429004. 28-Cookies & Crackers, ISBN#0809429373. published 1979-1983. each volume is bound solidly and like new in quality, each volume interior excellent, without writing or soil to edges. like new, only a few lightly handled volumes have a slight bump to outer corners/edges, a great set overall. COMPLETE SET OF 28 VOLUMES. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Amsterdam: Paddington Press Ltd, 1976. Small quarto; pp 240; G/G; black spine with yellow text; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; light pencil to endpapers; light ink to rear pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publisheres, 1990. First Impression. 8vo. VG+/VG+. khaki glossy DJ spine has bold teal title, small black on white subtitle segment and smaller black publisher just above foot. fully illustrated jacket front, both panels neat and lightly handled. terra-cotta clothbound HB spine has speckled tan paperboards. clear interior, outer edges all a simple smooth ivory. 210 pp. ISBN# 1561450057.
New York, London, Toronto: Pocket Books, 1991. First Pocket Books hardcover Edition. Octavo; pp 352; VG/G; blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, sunned edges; text block has very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York, NY: Bantam Books, November 1977. Bantam Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. smooth medium green wraps spine, wide with main title in dimensional white/dark green characters lengthy and centered between tiny black publisher and ISBN #. covers appear slightly thumbed at corners, edges are worn lightly. sheets are a muted shade of green and yellow, affected by age-toning. absolutely no writing, all page corners are aligned and intact. solidly bound, no reading creases. slim margins, tight text orientation, the textblock layout includes small drawings, b/w photography and illustrations. a generally read copy, unabraded outer edges smooth and unblemished. 529 pp. ISBN# 0553010689.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1941. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with yellow print; DJ in mylar, tears to spine ends and flap corners, long tear at bottom of rear hinge, stains to rear, price-clipped; Boards in grey cloth with black print, bumps to bottom corners and rear cover, wear to spine caps; Text block has yellow-tinted top edge with stains, else clean and tight; xv, 923 pages.
New York, NY: Bonanza Books, 1984. Revised Edition. thick 8vo. VG+/VG+. wide glossy DJ spine and panel in ivory tones. spine titling places the black author and green title between thick thin black striping. followed by author, text blurb and tiny black publisher. color pictorial jacket. light powder blue clothbound HB, with green stamped titling. like new and unabraded powder blue cloth. very thick, voluminous but compactly built with secured binding. a treasury of food, recipes and few illustrations. clean but thick edges, all sides unflawed. 884 pp. ISBN# 017362384.
New York: R. H. Russell, 1903. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; Fair-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey without print; Boards in grey paper and grey cloth, torn at spine hinges and caps, worn edges and outside corners, smudging, spotting; Textblock endpapers have spotting, penciled lines, and tears at hinges, pages through p. 4 detached from binding, tape on frontispiece protective sheet and title page, pencil scrawl on page 5 otherwise clean text; Text in English and French; 129 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with b&w plates, music incipits on protective sheets before each plate.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1910. 10mo; pp 648; Fair/no-DJ; brownish tan spine with black text; raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; cloth shows some heavy wear to exterior edges; noticeable spots and soiling to exterior; chips to head and foot spine; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to pastedowns and endpapers; ink text to front pastedown; few early pages loosed but still present; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Mangonia Park: JAR Publishers, 1981. First Edition. First Printing, Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream color spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, fraying along sides and edges and minor tears along front exterior jacket head edges; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations; Library of congress card catalog card number 81-81127.
New York, NY: Adama Books, 1985. Foreign Printing. Qto. VG/VG. light ivory DJ spine with black capitals for titling. jacket front/rear with center panel b/w images, black text and titling upon a plain light ivory field. simple off white glossy HC, with matching exterior titles and illustration. neatly cornered, with b/w photography highlighting the textblock and recipes. outer edges smooth/unmarked. 252 pp. ISBN# 0915361256.
Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Publishing, 2005. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/VG-: Green and orange spine with white text: DJ has general shelfwear, curling along edges, small chips along edges, scuff marks: Boards are strong with some rubbing, some dust staining: Textblock has foxing along head edge, otherwise clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears: 189 pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. large Octavo, 282 pages, VG-/no DJ; dark green buckram spine, gold title block with faded orange cursive lettering to head, orange paper boards: bumping/fraying to head and tail, fading to margins of boards (particularly to top margin of front board), mild circular liquid stain to front board (likely from a mug or other container), minor liquid staining to back board; spine cocked, front board somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild bumping with chipping to corners; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; SIGNED by Field to ex-libris 'with best wishes from the author' label affixed to recto of first blank page; signed by previous owner to ffep and title page; shelved Case 12.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1976. First edition. Octavo; pp 119; VG-/G; beige spine with brown text; dust jacket has slight wear exterior, sunned spine and edges, minor wear to edges, mylar covering; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front end paper, interior clean;.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1944. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 261 pp., G/G+; green DJ, yellow cursive lettering; overall wear, closed and open tears to edges of DJ, material loss to head and tail of spine and corners, open tear to back of spine (author's name affected yet legible), DJ protected by mylar; green cloth boards, light green lettering to spine; bumping/mild fraying to head and tail of spine, heavy age-toning to text-block, beveled fore-edge; moderate age-toning to interior, text affected yet legible; top corners of half-title page, title page, dedication, and epitaph chipped off (illustration to title page affected yet intact); occasional closed tears to edges of leaves; notations in pencil to bfep; shelved Window or Case 12.