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Valuable secrets concerning arts and trades


subjects: cookery, recipes, confectionary, wine, vinegars,

  • 1. 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.  
    GB:   LBL*  
    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