1965 1st edition; Bonanza Books publishers, New York; hardbound in red boards with black firefighters hat and bugle on cover; very good condition with unmarked pages and tight binding; dust jacket has minor edge rubbing - but not bad, see pics; full of pictures and illustrations; quite nice.
Description (inside cover flap) -
For years the legend of San Francisco firehouse cookery has been part of the gastronomic folklore of that fabulous city. It was bruited about theat more than one distinguished hotel chef paid midnight visits to the neighboring forehouse to extract the secrets of the resident chef's cioppino.
Hiere, in this elegant and practical book, four enterprising young San Franciscans have shown the legend to be very real indeed. Ona fixed budget of a dollar a day per man, the modest but extrordinary chefs of the city's fire department serve meals and dishes of great style and ingenuity...