Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1972.
877pp. First edition stated, first printing. Signed by James Beard and inscribed to a former owner on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's yellow cloth stamped in brown and ochre with gilt titles on spine blocked in ochre. Fine, in a Near Fine later issue dust jacket with a short tear to the bottom of the front panel, which has a tape ghost from a now absent tape repair. A lovely copy, signed by the author. Item #140941299