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Candy : the sweet history / by Beth Kimmerle

Kimmerle, Beth (1969-)

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ISBN 10: 1888054832 / ISBN 13: 9781888054835
Published by Portland, OR : Collectors Press, Inc, 2003
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An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.; 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; Description: 176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Subjects: Candy --confectionary --confection industry. Summary: Remember stopping by the five-and-dime on your way home from school to get a handful of your favorite sweet treat? CANDY: THE SWEET HISTORY covers the goodies of yesteryear: Pay Day, Candy necklaces, Lemonheads, Necco Wafers, Chic-O-Sticks, Abba-Zaba, and many more selected for their nostalgic packaging, yummy tastes, and wonderful stories. Inside this tasty tome are more than 85 sensational candies, including those hard-to-find local favorites made by small, family-owned factories relying on handed-down recipes and old-fashioned techniques. Colorful and tempting photos show standout nostalgic candies- some in production for more than 100 years- and the text describes the fascinating stories behind key candy makers and pays homage to our favorites that are no longer available. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 170916

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Title: Candy : the sweet history / by Beth Kimmerle

Publisher: Portland, OR : Collectors Press, Inc

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First American Edition.

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Presents a history of candy and the candy industry, offering stories behind the candies, packaging, and the companies like M&M Mars.

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With 240 never-before-published photographs and images from the largest candy makers.

Contains classic recipes for old favorites such as taffy, nougat, gumdrops, brittle, marshmallows, and hard candies.

Featuring "Fun Facts" about all of the candy makers profiled in the book.

With a detailed timeline that shows the evolution of candy.

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