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The complete confectioner; or, the whole art of confectionary
The complete confectioner; or, the whole art of confectionary. etc. [Anon].1
London: printed for the author Sold by J. Mathews 1789
16 cm. v-xxiv, 212 p. pls. 10 sh. 6 d.
GB: AUL ENLS* LBL
--2nd ed. London: printed for the author, and sold by J. Mathews, 1790. LBL; LWS; LeU(B): MiD; NYPL; ViWC
1. The author did not identify himself until the 4th ed. was published in 1807, when he said he was 'Frederic Nutt, late an apprentice to Messrs. Negri and Witten [confectioners] of Berkeley Square’'.
2. Plate X, in the 1789 ed. opposite p. 8, shows a very early type of piping syringe, called 'the syringe mould for shaping biscuits'.
3. Several editions of the 2nd, ed. were published in the 19th century.
Bitting, p. 347; Oxford, p. 117