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Eales, Mary (fl. circa 1718) The Compleat Confectioner; or the Art of Candying and Preserving in its Utmost Perfection [issued with] A

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Eales, Mary (fl. circa 1718) The Compleat Confectioner; or the Art of Candying and Preserving in its Utmost Perfection [issued with] A Curious Collection of Receipts. London: for C. Hitch and A. Millar, 1750. Fourth edition, octavo, rare, this edition not in ESTC, bound in full period sheepskin, worn, gilt-tooled spine and original label, ffep trimmed with loss, some toning, two titles browner than other leaves, ink inscriptions to ffep; in respectable contemporary condition, 6 3/4 x 4 in.
Estimate $500-700

A-O4; [pi]1; B-O4.


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