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Beauty Culture:  A Practical Handbook on the Care of the Person, Designed  for Both Professional and Private Use by  William A Woodbury - First American Edition - 1911 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.co.uk

Beauty Culture: A Practical Handbook on the Care of the Person, Designed for Both Professional and Private Use

by Woodbury, William A

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, front hinge cracked.


NY: G. W. Dillingham. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, front hinge cracked.. 1911. First American Edition. Hardcover. Olive cloth binding. Many illustrations and photograph reproductions. An antique book of beauty salon secrets for manicures, facial massage, hair dyeing and styling and some other weirdo and unsound treatments for flesh reduction (Japanese Pinching Massage) , Mercury Freckle Lotion, electric facial massage, nighttime face harness, etc. Many recipes for beauty lotions and creams. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 36222
  • Title: Beauty Culture: A Practical Handbook on the Care of the Person, Designed for Both Professional and Private Use
  • Author: Woodbury, William A
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, front hinge cracked.
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G. W. Dillingham
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1911
  • Keywords: BEAUTY Culture, Hairstyling, 1910s Beauty, Manicures, Facials, Pseudoscience, COSMETOLOGY
  • Bookseller catalogs: Miscellany;
  • Subjects: MEDICAL / General; REFERENCE / General;

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