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(Candy) Short, Pearle Rose. Chosen Sweets: A Book of Practical Home Made Candy Recipes.

$95

Pictorial cream & green cloth. First Edition. Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1923.

Written at the height of candy's golden age in America, with recipes for black walnut brittle, Mexican klondykes, cream fig kisses, cream dipped oranges, tutti frutti divinity, orange Turkish paste, honey caramels, maple fudge, etc. Loving inscription dated 1927 to front free endpaper. Near fine and utterly charming.