Book Description

All 10 plates, including 3 folding, and recipes present, final 2 sentences of last recipe (no. 264) lacking and supplied on loose card. First published in 1789, in his advertisement (preface), Nutt had written of his contempt for Hannah Glasse's The Compleat Confectioner (c.1760). This 6th edition marks the first time he has removed his direct criticism of Glasses's work.
Dealer Notes
Cagle 909, Bitting p.347, Maggs 345
Author NUTT Frederic
Date 1809, 6th edition
Binding Modern half calf with marbled boards, gilt to spine; 18cm
Publisher Mathews and Leigh, London
Condition Attractively rebound, but LACKING half-title, frontispiece, blank between pp.vi and ix, pp. xvii and xviii of contents, and M2, no publisher's adverts; pages a little tanned, occasional spotting, a few contemporary notes and marks.
Pages iii-vi, ix-xvi, xix-xxiv, 242, 245-261

Price: £85.00

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