James Beard's FISH COOKERY; Drawings by Harry O. Diamond
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. 460 pages. An avid entertainer, James Beard shares his favorite fish recipes dividing his subjects into sea-water fish, freshwater fish, shellfish and such assorted rare delicacies as Russian caviar, snails, turtles and terrapin. With every fish he briefly sketches its haunts and habits and goes on to give an expert's instructions for grilling, frying, baking, poaching or otherwise preparing it for the table. Previous owner's signature on front free end paper. Clean, crisp copy.
Dust wrapper lightly toned with rubbed at the spine. Blue cloth covered boards. Near fine, in very good dust wrapper. Item #3642