Splendid Soups, James Peterson, 1993 First Edition, As-If-New! Authoritative, dense cookbook with many international recipes for soups and stews. Hard cover with dust jacket, both in as-if-new condition. Published by Bantam Books, New York. 524 pages with no illustrations and no photographs, just pages and pages with dense text. Chapters with discussions like “How Much Liquid for the Broth?” and “Making a Bouquet Garni” and “Choosing a Red Wine for a Broth” and “How Many Wontons to Make?” Paterson has chapters on vegetable soups, fish soups, shellfish soups, crustacean soups, meat soups, bread soups, yogurt, cheese, and buttermilk soups, and fruit soups. Again, as-if-new condition!