Powder and Paint: A History of the Englishwoman's Toilet: Elizabeth I - Elizabeth II

By: Williams, Neville

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[minimal shelfwear, light foxing to fore-edge, one-time owner's signature-stamp on front pastedown; jacket lightly foxed along inner edges of flaps, slight wear along top edge of front panel]. (B&W plates, drawings) "This is a history of the Englishwoman's toilet from the earliest recorded mention in the middle of the sixteenth century up to the present day. The author describes the extraordinary changes in fashion, swinging like a pendulum from the extremes of artificiality to the utmost simplicity, according to the tastes and moral attitude of society."

Title: Powder and Paint: A History of the Englishwoman's Toilet: Elizabeth I - Elizabeth II

Author: Williams, Neville

Categories: *NEW ARRIVALS,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London/New York/Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj

Seller ID: 25046

Keywords: Fashion and Beauty English History