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Campbell, Lady Colin [transl.]; Staffe, Baroness

Catalogue No.: k3517


London.: Cassell & Company Ltd.


First Edition; Published Date: 1892


190 x 140 mm (7 x 6 inches) - 366pp + ads.


Grey/gilt decorated hardback cloth cover.


G : in good condition without dust jacket. Boards rubbed with minor darkening and light marking. Stain to rear cover. Corners bumped. Occasional light spotting within.

Includes excerpts on: The Bath-Room: Arrangements and Appointments / Utensils and Accessories / On Bathing / Hot, Cold, and Sponge Baths / Soothing and Refreshing Baths / Massage and Rubbings / Sea-Bathing - River-Bathing / Hydropathy and Hydropathic Appliances / How to Clean Sponges; The General Care of the Body: Cleanliness / Ablutions of the Face / The Complexion-Colour / Wrinkles / Sunburn / Freckles / Warts / Diseases of the Skin affecting the Face / Depilatories / Waters and Cosmetics for the Face / Cosmetics for the Hands, Arms, etc / The Use of Face Powder / The Hair Fair and Dark Women-Blondes and Brunettes / How to Dress the Hair / How to Take Care of the Hair / How to Clean the Hair / Diseases of the Hair / Baldness / Recipes for Preventing the Hair from Falling Out / Pomades and Hair-Oils / How to Clean Combs and Brushes / Ammonia and the Hair; The Mouth: The Breath / The Lips / Pomades for the Lips / The Teeth and How to Keep Them Clean / The Gums / Toothache / Tooth-Powders, Dentifrices, Elixirs / Tartar / Children's Teeth; The Voice The Organ: Slight Diseases of the Throat / Recipes for Clearing the Voice; The Eyes: The Language of the Eyes / The Care of the Eyes / The Eye-lashes / The Eyebrows; The Nose: Abnormal Redness / Hairs in the Nose / Small Black Spots / The Science of Rhinoplasty; The Foot: Conditions of Beauty / How to choose Boots and Shoes / Trying on Boots and Shoes / How to take care of the Feet / In-growing Nails / Corns / Cramp in the Foot / Some useful Precautions / How to put on Laced or Buttoned Boots Underclothing The Corset and its Detractors / The Good Points of the Corset / How the Corset should be made / The Legs / Garters / How to Fasten Stockings / The Chemise / The Night Chemise / Dressing in the Morning / Undressing for the Night / The Clothes we Take Off etc. PART III Advice and Recipes Feminine Diet: Nourishment / The Life one should live / Secrets of Beauty / Pretty Octogenarians Obesity and Thinness Stout Women / How to Avoid Growing Stout / How to Grow Thin / Thin Women / How to Acquire Flesh / Concerning Aesthetics - Rational Coquetry / The Art of Growing Old Gracefully / Great Ladies of Society / The Secret of Looking Young / Grace of Movement / How to Walk / Grace of Form / Advice to a Stout Woman / Principles of Dressing Divers Counsels Making-Up / Various Dyes / Modes of Softening and Strengthening the Skin / Nursing and after Nursing Toilet-waters, Perfumes, Pomades Toilet-Waters / Toilet-Vinegars / Virgin Milk / Perfumes: Their Antiquity / The Choice or Perfumes / Sachets / Cold Cream / Cucumber Cream / Glycerine / Soaps / Face Powder / How to Perfume Soaps

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The Lady's Dressing Room
The Lady's Dressing Room