New York: Farrar Strauss, 1947.
Octavo, 208 pages. Illustrated by Henry J. Stahlhut. FIRST EDITION. A "novel-plus-cookbook" created from a series of stories which appeared in Gourmet Magazine. Now a classic of food writing and a glimpse into Russian cooking. Ownership signature to front endpaper; otherwise fine in publisher's brown cloth; dust jacket with edgewear to the spine. Fine in a near very good dust jacket. With the bookseller's ticket of Paul Elder, San Francisco, to the rear paste-down.