Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Sweetmeat-making at home

By RATTRAY, Mrs Margaret E.

subjects: candies,

  • 1. Sweetmeat-making | at home | by | Mrs. M. E. Rattray| First-Class Diplomee National Training School | of Cookery, London | With illustrations
    London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1902
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-viii] publ ads   [2s 6d in publ ad]   Red cloth with border featuring ribbon design on front
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB   ScGQ  
    US:   ICJ   PP   DP  

    The introduction and a section called "Confectioner's utensils for sweetmeat-making" are followed by these nine chapters: "Sugar and sugar-boiling", "Nuts, flavourings, and colourings", "Uncooked dessert sweets", "Cooked fondant sweetmeats", "Marzipan", "Bon-bons and American candies", "Sweetmeats from sugar boiled to the crack or caramel", "Miscellaneous recipes" and "Bon-bon boxes and their filling". The text contains a total of 135 numbered recipes.

  • 2. — [Title as 1902] | Second edition
    London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1904
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-viii] ads   Red cloth with decorative border on front
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 3. — [Title as 1902] | Third impression
    London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1908
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-iv] v [vi-viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-viii] publ ads   Red cloth with decorative border on front
    GB:   *WYoLU(B)  

  • 4. — [Another edition, fourth impression, 1917]

    The fourth impression is recorded on the verso of the title-page of the 1922 edition and is also listed in CBCat 19, 11/80.

  • 5. — [Title as 1902]
    London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd; 1922
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-2] publ ads, [i-iv] v [vi-viii] ix-x [xi-xii] xiii-xiv [xv-xvi], 17-151 [152], [i-ii] publ ads   Red cloth with border featuring ribbon design on front
    GB:   *LCS  
    US:   NN  

    Printed on the verso of the title-page is "First published 1902 < Second impression 1904 < Third impression 1908 < Fourth impression 1917 < Fifth impression 1922". There appears never to have been a colour frontispiece in this edition.