London: Faber & Faber, 1974.
Octavo (20.5 x 13.5 cm.), 164 pages. FIRST EDITION. A classic and now scarce work by Maite Manjon who, on her own and together with her husband the wine writer Jan Read, wrote a number of excellent cookbooks and guide books, most focused on Spain and Portugal. The book is intended both for the home cook and as a guide for those traveling to Portugal and seeking a background in the traditional cooking they may encounter there. Ink stamp of a previous owner (in a red spider-shape); publisher's blue cloth; some very light spotting to tope edge. In publisher's unclipped dust jacket. Fine.