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The Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer - Hardcover - First Trade Edition, First Printing - 1936 - from Green Mountain Books, LLC (SKU: 200627-R-1)

The Joy of Cooking

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The Joy of Cooking

by Irma S. Rombauer

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
Very Good
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About This Item

1936, Very Good Condition. Rare, First Trade Edition - First Printing as indicated by lack of additional printing numbers on copyright page. True 1936, First Printing of the Second Edition, First Trade Edition. Only 10,000 copies of this first printing of the 1936 first trade edition were produced. Other versions of the 1936 copyright were printed in 1938, 1939, 1940, and 1941 and indicated by second, third, fourth, and fifth printing labels on copyright page. Minor age wear to the cover with very light corner bumps. Bottom corner of back cover is slightly frayed. Pages lightly tanned. All notable issues are shown in photos. Else Very Good+ condition. Binding remains tight and secure throughout. Pages are clean, bright and crisp. This copy does not show indication of much use and is in great condition for its age. Very difficult to locate an antique cookbook in this condition. No DJ. Book is in a removable, protective plastic book jacket cover. Additional pictures available by request. This item will be shipped securely via USPS priority insured mail. No additional postage required.


Written by Irma Starkloff Rombauer, The Joy of Cooking was first tested and illustrated by her daughter, Marion Rombauer Becker. Subsequently it was revised and enlarged through Marion?s efforts and those of her architect husband John Becker. Their sons?Ethan, with his Cordon Bleu and camping experiences, and Mark, with his interest in natural foods?have reinforced Joy in many ways.


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On Dec 21 2016, a reader said:
This is the best cook book I have ever owned and I have a bookcase full of them.It has the best recipes and has true potential of being the greatest cook book ever written..


Green Mountain Books, LLC US (US)
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The Joy of Cooking
Irma S. Rombauer
Marion Rombauer Becker
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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First Trade Edition, First Printing
The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Date published
Cookbook, Rare, Collectible

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Green Mountain Books, LLC

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

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Green Mountain Books, LLC

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Evergreen, Colorado
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About Green Mountain Books, LLC

Green Mountain Books is an online bookstore based in Evergreen, Colorado. We hold true to our company values of honesty, integrity, and customer satisfaction by having open-lines of communication built of trust and outstanding sales practices. We recognize that our customers are our most valuable asset and we treat them as such.


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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
Copyright page
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