The Joy of Cooking. A compilation of reliable recipes with a casual culinary chat. By Irma S. Rombauer. Illustrations by Marion Rombauer Becker. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1936. 5th printing. Large 8vo. 628pp., charming b/w chapter headpieces, index. Pale yellow cloth w/ a navy blue cross-hatch pattern, covers lightly rubbed, some stains to covers, some fraying to spine, sm stamp to ffe, else Fair+ to Good. This 5th printing is presumed to have been limited to 10,000 copies.