The Spice Cookbook was published by David White Company, New York, New York, copyright 1964. It was illustrated by Jo Spier. It is a hard cover. It has brown cloth boards with gold gilt text and graphics. It retains its original dust jacket. There are 623 pages.
The cookbook contains 1400 tested recipes that the authors demonstrate simply and clearly the correct use of spices in all phases of cookery. This book is fun to read and fun to cook from. It is a perfect and complete introduction to culinary artistry for the beginner cook. The Spice Book is a working cookbook, an invaluable source of ideas for everyday family meals. It is also a fascinating history of the spice trade and tells the romantic legends that have grown up around spices and herbs since Biblical times.
It is in good condition. There is slight bumping on the edges and a couple of small stains. There are several pages that are creased. The dust jacked has some small rips on the spine and edges.
It measures approximately 10 ¼” tall by 7 ¼” wide.