Clean brown boards with black spine: gilt imprint to spine. Dust jacket is clean and intact: now protected by archival-quality, mylar (Brodart) sleeve. Text block is clean, square and sound: no inscriptions or blemishes. Line drawings throughout text. Colour photos on glossy stock. Book of the Year award by Julia Child Cookbook Awards / International Association of Culinary Professionals. Presumed first edition. 448 pages with index. Heavy book: shipping charges may be adjusted. Photos of book provided upon request.