The Fireside Cook Book: A Complete guide to fine cooking for beginner and expert. Containing 1217 recipes and over 400 color pictures.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1949.

Quarto (25 x 19.5 cm.), 322, [1] pages. Illustrations by Alice and Martin Provensen. Index. All edges green. FIRST EDITION. An interesting cookbook, in that it recognizes recipes as enjoyable reading in their own right. Beard presents a single basic recipe in detail, and the offers variations. The price-clipped dust jacket is two-ply, and fold open to reveal a four-color poster. The poster has wear along the crease lines, otherwise overall near fine.

Price: $350.00

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