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ARTE MEXICANO DEL AZUCAR [First edition, 1959]

By: Maritha de Alvarado

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Encuadernacion Tecnica Editorial SA: 1959

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k191109c

Condition: Near fine

The scarce first edition of the definitive work on the art of decorating cakes with sugar. Signed, but not numbered in a limited edition of 5000 copies with an additional inscription on the facing page. 8vo, stamped pictorial brown boards with black and gilt titles. 775pp plus another 150pp of technical inserts and index. Text in Spanish. Profusely illustrated in b/w with photos and drawings, and including several foldout plans with double-sided illustration. Some color plates. This is an illustrated treatment of Mexican confectionary or sugar art, including candy confections and cake de... View more info