This vintage hard cover book features 800 B&W illustrations by Lillian Langseth -Christensen . The Cooks' Indispensable Book . The Book reference for every American Home . Cooking and food preparation techniques . proper use of kitchen utensils and aids , definitions and descriptions of all meats , spices and herbs , vegetables and other foodstuffs, and how to use them. charts of weights and measures. Grosset & Dunlap Publishers , New York. 1971 printing. All pages present 292. In good vintage condition . Dust jacket shows wear. Book is about 10 by 6 3/4 inches.