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The Victorian Book of Cakes

Foreward By Nicholas Lodge

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ISBN 10: 0517056941 / ISBN 13: 9780517056943
Published by Portland House, New York, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Lavender Path Antiques & Books (Harwinton, CT, U.S.A.)

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Large hardcover, 248 pages in near fine condition with near fine dustjacket, light wear on jacket edges. Remainder dot. 1st edition, 1st printing. The victorian Book of Cakes, recipes, techniques and decorations from the golden age of cake-making by T. Percy Lewis and A. G. Bromley with a foreward by Nicholas Lodge. This is a reproduction of an authentic Victorian cake recipe book, written for professional bakers. The notes to the modern reader contain helpful advice on adapting recipes and the ingredients have been adjusted to modern measurements. Beautiful color illustrations, high quality full-color photos was unique for the times, each illustration was reproduced from the actual cake. This book will enchant anyone who loves bakng cakes and a fascinating source of inspiration.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005122

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Title: The Victorian Book of Cakes

Publisher: Portland House, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Based on a Victorian cookbook for professional bakers, this volume demonstrates how to bake and decorate a variety of festive confections and cakes

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Nicholas Lodge, the internationally celebrated sugarcraft artist, is well qualified to introduce this classic Victorian book. Gaining top prizes at the National Bakery School in London, he worked at two top sugarcraft schools before setting up his own company. He has written many books on the subject of sugarcraft.

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