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GOMMEZ, Richard   

BMCat cites the author's first name as Richard. @His "Cakes, gateaux and biscuits of all descriptions' (LoEN holds an edition dated 1896) and "Hot-plate goods' were published for the trade (one edition of "Hot-plate goods" was co-authored with Frederick T. Vine; see Vine for more information about this title).

  • Cake decoration
  • Subjects: icing and piping,

    • 1. Cake decoration: | flower and classic piping. | By | R. Gommez | (Gold Medallist), | author of "Piping and Ornamentation," "Cakes, Gateaux, and | Biscuits," "Hot-Plate Goods," "All Kinds of Sweets | and How to Make Them," &c., &c., &c. | Principal of the School of Cookery, Confectionery, and Piping, | 59, Salusbury Road, West Kilburn, London.
      London: Office of the "Baker and confectioner'; 1899
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [iii-v] vi [vii-viii], [9] 10-96, [i-ii] ads   [2s 6d on binding]   Green paper covered boards  
      GB:   *LoEN   LWel  
      US:   MiD  

      This, the author's second book on piping, treats advanced ornamental work.

  • Piping and ornamentation
  • Subjects: icing and piping,

    • 1. Piping and | ornamentation. | A manual for learners and workers. | | By | R. Gommez | (Gold Medallist), | Principal of the School of Cookery, Confectionery and | Ornamentation Work, London. | Illustrated.
      London: The "Baker and confectioner'; 1895
      18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-104, i-iv ads   [7s 6d on spine]   Green cloth  
      GB:   LB   *LCF   LoEN   OB  

      The publisher on the spine, London: Hampton and Co, differs from that on the title-page. The one unnumbered plate is a portrait of the author opposite page 7.
      The introduction makes clear that the book was meant to be of interest to the public as well as the trade.

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