Lot 70 of 373:
Italian Pastries with Color Plates  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Il Pasticciere e Confettiere Moderno
Author:
Ciocca, G.
Place:
Milano
Publisher:
Ulrico Hoepli
Date:
1914
Description:

lxxii, 470, 64 ad pp. Preface by Alberto Cougnet. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings, and 36 double-page color plates. Second Edition.

A gorgeous and scarce 1914 Italian pastry tome, with lush color and duo-tone plates of cakes, cookies, pastries, etc. About 700 recipes for all kinds of biscuits - cakes - yeast pastes - petits fours - confectionery - creams - candied fruits - ice creams - etc. with detailed descriptions for making English cookies, chocolate and confetti. Practical methods for decorating cakes and fancy sweets and brief hints on chemistry applied to the confectionery industry.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing to cover and spine design/lettering, gouge to rear cover, else very good.
 
Item number:
302344
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