Glasse.   Hannah    
THE Complete Confectioner:
OR, THE Whole Art of Confectionary Made Plain and Easy. SHEWING, THe various Methods of PRESERVING and CANDYING, both dry and liquid, all Kinds of Fruit, Flowers, and Herbs; the different Ways of CLARIFYING SU-GAR; and the Method of Keeping Fruit, Nuts, and Flowers fresh and fine all the Year round. ALSO DIRECTIONS for making Rock-Works and Carrots, Biscuits, Rich Cakes, Creams, Custards, Jellies, Whip Syllabubs, and Cheese-Cakes of all Sorts, Strong Cordials, Simple Waters, Mead, Oils, etc. Syrups of all Kinds, Milk Punch that will keep 20 Years, Knicknacks and Trifles for Deserts, etc. etc. etc. etc. LIKEWISE, The Art of making Artificial Fruit, with the Stalks in it, so as to resemble the natural Fruit. To which are added, Some Bills of Fare for Deserts for Private Families. By H. GLASSE, Author of the Art of Cookery. LONDON. Printed for J. Cooke at Shakespear's Head, in Pater-noster Row. MDCCLXXII.
8vo. Title page. 2p - To the HOUSEKEEPERS. 1-304. [1-XV1 CONTENTS] Internally very lightly age browned but overall, very clean. Half Dark brown calf with marbled boards. Raised bands with gilt lines and red label with gilt writing. Very good modern binding. A lovely copy of a scarce book.
- It has interestingly, 2 facsimile signatures of H. Glasse. One at the end of the notes for the Housekeepers and the other on the facing page. There are also 12 pages of Bills of Fare. This copy is the 1st edition 3rd issue of 1772. The 1st Edition, 1st issue was published - 1760. The 2nd issue, published 1765.

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