New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.
Thick octavo ( 24 x 16.5 cm.), xi, 621,  pages. Index. Illustrated with line drawings by Karl Stuecklen. FIRST EDITION. 1000 new recipes from the great American icon "at the pinnacle of his career" (jacket copy), a followup to his Theory & Practice of Good Cooking (1977). Slightest fading to edges of publisher's printed glossy boards. Dust jacket spine a tiny bit sun faded, otherwise fine. The half-title is signed "James Beard" in his customary brown magic marker (green was another frequent choice of his).