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Kollist, E. J.: French Pastry, Confectionery and Sweets - Continental Dishes;
Lonodn, Cassell, 1936; 2nd edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. xxviii, 268pp with 76 half-tone illustrations. Internally clean & tight. Brown lightly marked covers with gilt title on spine. Heavy book please contact us for postage rates outside the UK. " This book contains hitherto secret recipes and the methods of Continental Chefs." (Book ref. 16802) £20.00
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WHITTAKER, Nicholas: Sweet talk. the secret history of confectionery.
London: Victor Gollancz, 1998. 1st. VG red cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG blue d/w with col illus & yellow/white lettering, not pc or chipped, some edgewear. 14cms x 22cms, 252pp. 13pp col & 3pp b/w illus. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 503g. 0575065559, (Book ref. 2749) £8.50
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National Confectionery Industry Limited Modern Course of Chocolate & Confectionery Manufacturing (For Members' Use Only) Instructions
London: National Confectionery Industry Limited. Stapled Paper. Good.. 21cm x 33cm 64pp, b&w illus. No inscriptions, very fingered and creased, occasional marks. Paper covers snagged along spine. (Book ref. 005669) £20.00
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Floris, Maria The International Wine and Food Society's Guide to Bakery Cakes and Simple Confectionery
London: The Cookery Book Club, 1971. Illustrated by Thompson, Leslie (drawings) Swain, Kenneth (photos). 1st Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Fair. 4to A 4to hardback of 232 pages, 8 col. pls. 20 ills. There is a dent in the bottom cover edge o/w a very clean and tight book. The dustwrapper has been constructively repaired. (Book ref. 012961) £5.00
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Asquith, Pamela The Irresistible Chocolate Cake Book
London: Souvenir Press, 1983. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo 0 285 62666 3 An excellent condition book without inscriptions. The unclipped dustwrapper has a tiny area of rubbing at the top front turnover corner. (Book ref. 010923) £10.00
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Whittaker, Nicholas Sweet Talk
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1998. First. Red Board,gilt Type. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 0575065559 Hard Cover 15 colour photographs, some whole page, 5 bl/white photos of advertisements, products (incl "Aztec" Bar-No. 1 all time favourite). 1 bl/white repro advert f/piece. Includes loose insert from Bristol "Evening Post" assumed late 1990's re origins of "Five Boys" chocolate (Fry's, Bristol and Keynsham) and advertising.Dustjacket a little rippled at top edge due to poor shelving. No inscriptions. Unread. 252 pp. (Book ref. 003110) £8.00
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Wells, Robert: Ornamental Confectionery. A Guide for Bakers, Confectioners and Pastry Cooks ..
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1897 Sm. 8vo Library Cloth 2nd. Edn.Illus. 37 Plates; xii, 96 pp .Covers shewing wear; Library label verso f..cover and label rermoved f.e.p; ; stamp prelims and plates; ink no's on title page; shelf no. on backstrip; brownin and some finger marking.. (Book ref. 38616) £35.00
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Ministry of Labour REPORT of the COOMITTEE of INQUIRY Into NIGHT WORK in the BREAD BAKING and FLOUR CONFECTIONERY TRADE.
London: HMSO, 1919. 43pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmd.246. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158073) £12.00
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Treasury Chambers RETURN of all DUTIES, TAXES, and IMPOSTS collected by IMPERIAL OFFICERS, in the Year ended 31 March 1919, &c.
London: HMSO, 1920. 38pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 177. Neat number marking. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158011) £7.00
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Five Mile Press Pty Ltd [Publisher] I Love Chocolate
Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, UK, 1997 First Edition. Book Condition: Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. ‘The recent history of chocolate, from Pre-Columbian Mexico to the coffee houses of 17th century Europe, inextricably links that of cocoa and sugar. The processing of the beans, the way they are transformed into chocolate and various kinds of cocoa powder, are shown in detail in this profusely illustrated book. How to distinguish between the different qualities of chocolate, the importance of tempering, stocking under ideal conditions, etc., are all explained plus many practical hints on baking cakes and confectionery at home. The queen of the confectioner's art, chocolate is equally indispensable in a great many recipes for desserts (cremes, ice creams, mousses), but it is also used in the making of hot and cold drinks and even in some meat dishes, like the famous Mexican hot- peppered speciality, mole poblano. The preparation of all these delicacies is illustrated with step-by-step photographs and explained with practical hints for successful results. So, what are you waiting for? Book - [SEE SCAN] - in Fine [much better than Very Good] card covers - light marking/light surface scratching to the card covers and minor rubbing to the extreme top edge corner of the back cover. Contents, clean, bright and tightly bound. An Attractive Copy of this Scarce Book. Size: 11.5 inches tall by 9 inches. 240 large pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Britain/UK; ISBN: 1741240786. Inventory No: 5971. (Book ref. 5971) £38.50
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W A Jarrin Italian Confectioner; Or, Complete Economy Of Desserts, According To The Most Modern And Approved Practice
Routledge, Warne, And Routledge, UK, 1861 New Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Binding: . Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Contents : Section I - Of Sugar II. Of Candies &c. III. Of Caramel Work IV. Chocolate V. Of Syrups VI. Of Marmalade or Jams VII. Of Jellies VIII. of Fruit and other Pastes IX. Of Preserved Fruits X. The Stove and Degree of Heat XI. Of Tablets and Rock Sugar XII. Of Compotes XIII. Of Comfits XIV. Of Fruit preserved without Sugar XV. Of Creams XVI. Of Ices XVII. Of Fruits in Brandy XVIII. Of Clear Jellies and Pieces Montees XIX. OF confectionery Paste &c XX. Of Lozenges and Wafers XXI. Of Cool Drinks for Balls, Routs &c XXII. The Oven XXIII. Of Distillation-of Spirits Liquers Ratafias &c XXIV. Of Gum and other Pastes XXV. Of modelling Flowers Animals Figures &c XXVI. Of Colours for Confectionery XXVII. Of Varnishing and Gilding XXVIII. Of Mould-Making Moulding and Modelling in Wax XXIX. Of Decoration of Works in Pasteboard Gold and Silver Paper Foil &c &c XXX. Engraving on Iron and Steel XXXI. Engraving on Wood. Book - appears to have been restored at some time, original green chequered boards with replaced gilt lettered and banded red leather spine. Boards bumped to corners. Some marking to pale yellow endpapers (not original). Stain to bottom of frontispiece, reducing through next few pages, rapidly becoming little more than a 'finger mark' to bottom page edge, as can be seen in the scans of 'Bills of Fare' pages xvii-xxii, and some offset to title page, occasional grubby mark most noticeably to first page of preface, otherwise remarkably clean and bright and tightly bound complete with portrait frontispiece, 6 table settings and both fold-out illustrations as called for. Overall an attractive copy of this important mid-nineteenth century work on confectionary, dessert or 'puddings' as we might now think of them. Size: 6.5 inches tall by 4 inches. xxxiv, 288 pages. Illustrated with 6 plates of Fare for Desserts and 2 fold out plates to the rear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: 5274. (Book ref. 5274) £145.00
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Spencer E H Sweetmeat Making
E Step, U.K., 1929 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good . Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Undated but the British Library show it as 1929 and there is no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. Containing plain instruction for the making of Choice confectionery Caramels; Creams; Fondants; Marzipan; Nougat; Toffees; Cocoanut Ice; Turkish Delight Etc Etc. 95 pages, size 5.5 inches tall by 4.25 inches. Book - in Near Fine [better than Very Good] bright blue boards with black lettering - a touch rubbed and bumped to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine and a touch bumped to the long board edge to the front board. Contents, light browning to the front and rear free endpaper otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Dust Jacket - Good - browned and with loss to the spine and corners professionally repaired with japanese tissue. A RARE BOOK IN ITS EVEN RARER DUST JACKET. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: 003244. (Book ref. 003244) £75.00
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Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Herbs Bulletin No 76
HMSO, U.K., 1936 Reprint. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. v, 61 pages, size 9.5 inches tall by 6 inches, in card covers. Illustrated with black and white plates and line drawings. Contents : Culinary Herbs; Aromatic herbs Used In Perfumery and Confectionery; Medicinal Herbs. Book - in Good card covers with some marking/browning and a small closed tear to the top edge, small amount of loss to the top of the spine with a neat repair, other light wear to the spine. Contents, some scattered browning, otherwise clean and tightly bound. A nice early copy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Inventory No: 002197. (Book ref. 002197) £18.00
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Sorby-Howlett, Lorraine and Jones, Marian Cake Decorating: Wedding Designs
London: Merehurst Press, 1986. First Edition. Paperback. New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0948075201 An unread copy. (Book ref. 036851) £14.95
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Lodge, Nicholas The Art of Sugarcraft: Sugar Flowers
London: Merehurst Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0948075112 Laminated pictorial boards. (Book ref. 035657) £14.95
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Ashby, Pat The Art of Sugarcraft: Marzipan
London: Merehurst Press, 1986. Reprinted Ed. Hardcover. New/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0948075082 Devoted to the many uses of marzipan for the sugarcraft artist. All of the modelled and moulded figures, ornaments and cake decorations can be created by anyone who follows the clear instructions. (Book ref. 033202) £14.95
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Medway, Mary Cake Decorating: An Edible Art
Frenchs Forest: Reed Books, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0730101150 (Book ref. 030869) £20.00
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Ashby, Pat and Peck, Tombi The Art of Cake Decorating: Finishing Touches
London: Merehurst Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0948075031 Describes in detail many cake-decorating techniques from all over the world. Includes comprehensive chapters on the basics of royal frosting and sugarpaste, then goes on to present floating collars, tulle work, sugarpaste collars, brush embroidery, and others. (Book ref. 029392) £9.99
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Sykes, Marie & Simmons, Patricia Cake Decorating: Sugar Craft
Brookvale: Child & Henry, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. New/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0867770740 An unread copy. (Book ref. 027861) £14.95
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McCall, Jeanette Wedding Cakes Simplified
Islington: McCall's School of Cake Decoration, 1984. Illustrated by Sylvie Hammel. First Edition. Pamphlet. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B0007B6LZK An unread copy. (Book ref. 025166) £20.00
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