Alice's Restaurant Cookbook
New York: Random House, 1969. Very Good - / Good. Item #12133
New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; publisher's boards in matching photo-illustrated dust jacket retaining original price ($5.95); ,148pp.; color photographic plate, additional half-tone photographs and drawings by Brock throughout; original recorded introduction mounted to rear pastedown. Jacket heavily worn and rather soiled with a number of closed tears and subsequent creases, jacket spine lettering quite faded, corners bumped; overall Good to Very Good. Though externally rather worn, contents remain surprisingly clean and sound.
First edition of the beloved cookbook of Berkshire restauranteur Alice May Brock, whose three restaurant locations became something of a touchstone of the anti-Vietnam Movement in the late 1960s, epitomized in Arlo Guthrie's song "Alice's Restaurant."