A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to cover. Previous owner's name inside. 196 pages. 7"w x 10"h. Many b&w illustrations. "The first all-inclusive, up-to-date book to cover these potentially vital foodstuffs from the biological, biochemical, and nutritional-scientific viewpoints and to add to this information a comprehensive explanation of the way sea vegetables are raised, processed,and prepared as foods. In addition, it includes ninety recipes for delicious dishes containing such typical sea vegetables as kombu (Laminaria), wakame (Undaria pinnatifida), nori (Porphyra tenera), and hijiki (Hizikia fusiforme).