The People's Republic of China Cookbook, authentic recipes from Mainland China carefully adapted for the American kitchen, by Nobuko Sakamoto. Published in 1977 by Random House, Inc. This is a paperback book with 288 pages and an ISBN#0-394-73380-0. The front cover of the book is worn at the edges and corners. There is a crease towards the bottom right corner. It's about eight inches long. The spine of the book has wear at the top and bottom of it. The back cover i has wear at the edges and corners. The top corner is bent back. There is a crease about an inch from the left side that runs from the top to the bottom of the back cover. The pages of the book appear to be clean. Some of the pages corners are turned up and starting to turn up.