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The court and country confectioner: or, the house-keeper's guide
The court and country confectioner: or, the house-keeper's guide; to a more speedy, plain, and familiar method of understanding the whole art of confec- tionary . . . and the making of fine flavoured English wines . . . to which is added, a dissertation on the different speces of fruits, and the art of distilling simple waters, cordials, perfumed oils and essences. [by an ingenious foreigner].
London: printed for G. Riley and A. Cooke 1770
18 cm. xxiii, 271, 46 p.
GB: LeU(B)* LBL
US: DCLC KMK NYPL
--2nd ed. London: printed for G. Riley, 1771.
--a new ed. London: printed for G. Riley, 1772. ENLS;LeU(B);LGL;MB;NPV
1. It is not until the publication of the new edition in 1772 that the 'Ingenoius Foreigner' identifies himself as: 'Mr. Borella, now head confectioner to the Spanish Ambassador in England.'
2. No copy of the 2nd. ed. has been located; see Murphy, p. 5.
Bitting, pp. 49-50; Oxford, p. 102