THOMAS, J.E. The Whole New Art of Confectionary. Also, sugar boiling, iceing, candying, making of wines, jellies, &c. for the use of ladies, confectioners, housekeepers, &c….to which are added several new and useful Recipes never before published.

Leeds: Printed by Henry Spink. 1832.


8vo., original pink printed wrappers sewn as issued; pp. 48. Woodcut tail pieces. Wrappers sunned and with some loss to lower spine and lower panel, a few spots and creased pages, otherwise a very good copy of a fragile item.

New Edition. This New Edition seems to have first appeared in 1831 with later printings in 1832 (as here), 1834 and 1836. A scarce, provincial, survival.

"To this edition is added an entire new method for clearing ale…how to cure ropy beer or ale…to improve the flavour of cider, perry, &c" (Preface). The last section includes "Miscellaneous Receipts added by a lady."