Condition: Very Good+ Text is clean and crisp. No markings of any kind. Binding is tight. Pages intact. Yellowing on inside of the cover boards. Green cloth cover has minimal wear to corners and is clean and bright. Boards and spine are straight. Neatly and boldly penned former owner's name on front-end fly page. Dust jacket is in good condition with shelf wear, some chipping, and some staining on back side.
James Beard's Hors D'Oeuvre and Canapés, his first book, contains recipes and tips for all levels of entertainment-from simple cocktail parties to extravagant receptions. This premier kitchen reference features the most popular cocktails and drinks, as well as fabulous recipes for classic and innovative hors d'oeuvres. Recipes including sliced beef with anchovy and Roquefort cheese balls, classic favorites such as deviled eggs, and advice on decorations and hosting. From cocktails to sandwiches to pastries and more, Beard’s recipes are simple yet sophisticated and accessible for any home cook.
Hardcover: 189 pages
M. Barrows and Company, First Edition, First Printing, 1940
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.9 x 24.1 cm