This is a really nice old hard cover cook book edited by Elise W. Manning, Farm Journal Food Editor, in good condition with some shelf wear and signs of use. The dust jacket shows some wear and rips. It is a hard cover with peach and green boards and gold gilt text. It was published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York. The date of publication is 1972. It contains a wonderful collection of ice cream, sherbet, sauce and cake recipes. It includes many old time favorites that you do not see prepared anymore. It has a lot of useful and practical information in it. There are 224 pages and includes a very useful index.