James Beard, James Beard’s American Cookery, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1972, 1st, 877 including index, NEAR FINE/GOOD. Pages are clean, crisp and tight with no markings or stains. Binding is tight. Nameplate on front endpaper, otherwise would be As New. The coverboards show no wear and have tight corners. It appears as the copy was never used as a working cookbook. The unclipped dust jacket shows some wear on edges.