First edition (as stated upon copyright page). xii, 239 pages. Hardcover: H 26.5cm x L 18.75cm. White dust jacket rubbed and soiled, nicks and tears at edges with small triangular chip at rear panel's top edge, top corner of front flap is price-clipped; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Blue cloth spine with dulled gilt lettering; white boards. Some minor spots of soiling to fore-edge. Interior pages are clean. Binding is firm. A very good+ copy in a very good- dust jacket. Dust jacket's front panel summarizes: "For people who like to play with fire. How to dazzle your guests with flambé cookery of every kind - appetizers, drinks, main courses, desserts; plus tips on entertaining. Possibly the most exciting cookbook since the discovery of fire." With Foreword, b/w illustrations by Frank Perry, and Index. Features nine chapters titled as: "Cooking with Flair," "Casual Conflagrations," "Flaming Feasts in the Great Tradition," "Incandescent Cocktails and Matchless Coolers," "How to Fire Up the Party," "Light Up the Sky!," "The Fiery Finish," "Twenty-Six Sure-Fire Ways to Fix Coffee," and "A Glossary of Flambé Fuels.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE PYROMANIAC'S COOKBOOK; THE BEST IN ...
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968.
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