The First edition was published in 1896. This 1965 edition is in almost like new condition. It was revised by Wilma Lord Perkins with drawings by Alison Mason Kingsbury. The 624 pages are full of great recipes and many illustrations. Both the inside front and back covers have: Time Table for Roasting Instructions; Substiutions; Weights and Measures; Temperature Definitions; Oven Heats; and Equivalents.