Female Beauty as Preserved and Improved by Regimen, Cleanliness and Dress;; and especially by the Adaptation, Colour and Arrangement of Dress, as variously influencing the Forms, Complexion & Expression of Each Indivual, and rendering Cosmetic Impositions Unnecessary. Mrs A. WALKER.

Female Beauty as Preserved and Improved by Regimen, Cleanliness and Dress;; and especially by the Adaptation, Colour and Arrangement of Dress, as variously influencing the Forms, Complexion & Expression of Each Indivual, and rendering Cosmetic Impositions Unnecessary.

Thomas Hurst, 65, St Paul's Church-Yard: London, 1837.

J.W. Wright and E.T. Parris.

First Edition.

"All that regards regimen and health being furnished by medical friends, and revised by Sir Anthony Carlisle, F.R.S. Vice President of the College of Surgeons.” A rare and detailed study of nineteenth-century health, of particular interest also for the fascinating (and very early!) 'before and after' plates of women's fashion.

Item #1013

Octavo, 11 plates (10 in colour), the colour plates bound as matched pairs with the upper plates featuring peek-a-boo windows to reveal the image beneath; shaken, but a fine copy in contemporary half green morocco, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  other currencies

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