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RATTRAY, Mrs Margaret E.   


The author's full first name, Margaret, is cited in an advertisement on page v at the back of the 1902 edition of "Sweetmeat-making at home".

  • Cold meat and how to disguise it
  • Subjects: meat, cooking with,

    • 1. Cold meat | and | how to disguise it | by | M. E. Rattray | First Class Diplomee National Training School | of Cookery, London | author of "Sweetmeat Making at Home," etc.
      London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1904
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [iii-viii] ix-xii, 13-123 [124], [i-ii]   [1s on spine]   Green cloth with woman tending dish on stove on front  
      GB:   LB   LWel   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   ICJ  

  • Sweetmeat-making at home
  • Subjects: candies,

    • 1. Sweetmeat-making | at home | by | Mrs. M. E. Rattray| First-Class Diplomee National Training School | of Cookery, London | With illustrations
      London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1902
      18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-viii] publ ads   [2s 6d in publ ad]   Red cloth with border featuring ribbon design on front  
      GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB   ScGQ  
      US:   ICJ   PP   DP  

      The introduction and a section called "Confectioner's utensils for sweetmeat-making" are followed by these nine chapters: "Sugar and sugar-boiling", "Nuts, flavourings, and colourings", "Uncooked dessert sweets", "Cooked fondant sweetmeats", "Marzipan", "Bon-bons and American candies", "Sweetmeats from sugar boiled to the crack or caramel", "Miscellaneous recipes" and "Bon-bon boxes and their filling". The text contains a total of 135 numbered recipes.

    • 2. — [Title as 1902] | Second edition
      London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1904
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-viii] ads   Red cloth with decorative border on front  
      GB:   *OPo(F)  

    • 3. — [Title as 1902] | Third impression
      London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1908
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi-viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-viii] publ ads   Red cloth with decorative border on front  
      GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

    • 4. — [Another edition, fourth impression, 1917]

      The fourth impression is recorded on the verso of the title-page of the 1922 edition and is also listed in CBCat 19, 11/80.

    • 5. — [Title as 1902]
      London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1922
      18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ads, [i-iv] v [vi-viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-ii] publ ads   Red cloth with border featuring ribbon design on front  
      GB:   *LCS  
      US:   NN  

      Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First published 1902 < Second impression 1904 < Third impression 1908 < Fourth impression 1917 < Fifth impression 1922". There appears never to have been a colour frontispiece in this edition.


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