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Puddings and sweets

By JONES, Lucy

subjects: desserts,

  • 1. Puddings & sweets | being | three hundred & sixty-five receipts | approved by experience | by Lucy Jones
    London: Henry S. King and Co; 1877
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-ix [x], [1] 2-129, [i-iii] publ ad, [1] 2-29 [30] 31 [32] publ ads dated March 1877   [2s 6d on p 30 of publ ads]   Blue cloth with 6 puddings on front
    GB:   *Priv coll   LB   LoEN   OB  

    The recipes are grouped alphabetically by their first letter. Some are unusual: "African omelette' uses giraffe marrow and is "only suitable for travellers in South Africa'; "Caffre land pudding' uses 100 pounds of flour to make small biscuits or loaves to keep several months; "The Rajah of Mysore's pudding' and "Bombay toast' add an Indian flavour to the collection.
    The publisher's advertisements differ in the LB copy. The pagination runs [1-2] publ ad, [i-v] vi-ix [x], [1] 2-129, [i] blank, [1] 2-31 [32] publ ads dated December 1876.

  • 2. — Puddings & sweets. | Being | three hundred and sixty-five receipts ) approved by experience. | By Lucy Jones. | A new edition.
    London: W. H. Allen and Co; nd
    16.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-viii, 1-155 [156], [i-viii] ads   Blue cloth
    GB:   LB destroyed   LoEN   OB  
    US:   *NNNAM  

    OB dates this edition [1887]; LB dates it [1888].% General comments: An advertisement in Grace Johnson's "Anglo-Indian and Oriental cookery', [1893], cites the fifth thousand of "Puddings and sweets' published by W. H. Allen and Co Ltd at 1s each.% 2277

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