Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 X 8 1/8 Inches. 460 PP. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5236
"The Dean of American Cuisine." Julia Child
Stated "First Printing" on the copyright page. Original price of $4.95 intact on front flap. Signed and inscribed by Beard directly on the FFEP. Accompanied by presentation card from the National Fisheries Institute. Paperclip mark to signed page as shown. Light toning to endpapers. DJ a bit worn at spine ends. A very attractive copy of one of Beard's scarcest books. Beard was a noted American chef, cookbook author and the man who pioneered cooking television shows in the 1940's.