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The pastrycook and confectioner's guide
The | pastrycook & confectioner's | guide | for | hotels, restaurants, and the trade in general | adapted also for family use | including a large variety of modern recipes | for | bread # cakes # fancy biscuits # ice creams and water | ices # jellies # pies, puddings, and custards # | joints # meat pies and dishes # poultry | and game # ornamental sugar- | work and butter-work | etc. etc. | and | useful hints and instructions | by | Robert Wells | practical baker, confectioner, and pastrycook | author of "The Bread and Biscuit Baker's and Sugar Boiler's Assistant"
London: Crosby Lockwood and Son; 1889
18.0 x 11.5 cm Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xv [xvi],  2-108, i-iv ad and publ ads,  2-31  33-40 publ ads,  2-16 publ ads [2s on binding] Green cloth
GB: LB destroyed LCF LoEN OB *OPo(F)
In the preface, which is dated Scarborough, April 1889, Wells refers to himself as a man "of about thirty years' experience in the trade". The text contains 307 numbered recipes.