The Compleat Confectioner: Or, The Whole Art of Confectionary Made Plain and Easy. H. Glasse, Hannah.
The Compleat Confectioner: Or, The Whole Art of Confectionary Made Plain and Easy.
The Compleat Confectioner: Or, The Whole Art of Confectionary Made Plain and Easy.
The Compleat Confectioner: Or, The Whole Art of Confectionary Made Plain and Easy.

The Compleat Confectioner: Or, The Whole Art of Confectionary Made Plain and Easy.

London: Printed: And Sold at Mrs. Ashburner's China Shop, etc. n.d. (1760?). First edition. Hardcover. 12mo. (4),304,xvi pp. (The final 15 pages are the index.)
Nicely bound to style in half calf; red leather lettering label, gilt; marbled paper boards. Facsimiles of the author's signature are printed on p. iv and the first page of text. This is an ex-library copy with a perforation on the title page and an acquisition number and withdrawn stamp at the foot of the first page of the Preface. Leaf B1 is in facsimile, else this is a very good copy. The first edition, first printing of Hannah Glasse's book on confectionary . It was later reprinted by J. Cooke ca. 1770, under the title 'The Complete Confectioner', and again in 1772. In 1799 it was issued in 10 parts, edited by Mrs. Maria Wilson; these were later issued in book form in 1800. Rare in first edition. ESTC N3215. See Oxford, pp. 90-91, but he lists only the later editions printed by Cooke. Ex-library. Item #17334

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