Candy Book, Culinary Arts Press, 1938, Three Mountaineers, Inc.: First edition, first printing. Charming wooden cover for the Candy Book, a Culinary Arts cookbooklet compiled and edited by S. Claire Sondheim. Three Mountaineers provided the hand painted wooden frame fashioned with heavy plastic rings. Booklet has 48 pages with 150 recipes. All pages are completely clean and clear. The wooden cover has NO shelf wear. The entire book and cover is in mint condition. Gift quality.
This cookbook has recipes for brittles and hard candies, caramels, chocolates, coconut candies, divinities and nougats, fondant, fudge, glaceed fruits and nuts, maple candies, marzipans, and taffies and kisses, plus information about degrees of boiling sugar and things every candy maker wants to know. All presented with entertaining illustrations. Very difficult to find cookbook, especially with this cover.