Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
Valuable secrets concerning arts and trades
Valuable secrets concerning arts and trades: or approved directions from the best artists . . . containing upwards of one thousand . . . receipts. etc.
London: printed by Will. Hay, printer and bookseller to the Society of Artists of Great Britain 1775
17 cm. xxxiv, 312 p.
US: DCLC MH PP
--another ed. Dublin: printed by James Williams, 1778. LeU(B): MH; MH-BA; PPL
--2nd ed. London: printed by W. Hay, 1780. --: CtY
--another ed. London: printed for [----], 1781. LBL
--1st American ed. One thousand valuable-secrets. Philadelphia: Printed for B. Davis and T. Stephens, 1795. --: MH; MWA
--2nd American ed. Norwich [Connecticut]: printed by T. Hubbard, 1795. --: DCLC; MWA; NIC
--3rd American ed. Boston: printed by J. Bumstead, 1798. --: DCLC; ICU; NYPL
1. Although this work (1775 ed.) covers a wide variety of subjects, the whole of Chapter 14 is devoted to 'the art of confectionary', and other chapters deal with wines, vinegars, etc.
Oxford, p. 108