Three The Joy of Cooking books by Irma S. Rombauer including one first edition. Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1936, 1946, and 1953. Hardcovers without dust jackets. Not illustrated. 1953 edition, 1013 pages. 1946 edition, 884 pages; 1936 first edition, 628 pages.
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