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The Human Hair, Popularly and Physiologically Considered, with special reference to its Preservation, Improvement and Adornment, and the various modes of its decoration in all countries;
Piper, Brothers, & Company - London 1853 - 6" x 9", 214 pages plus 2 of advertisements of Howland's oily faux treatments for the vanity afflicted; seven plates, 3 in color of the structure of the hair, 4 of people from the world over showing off their tresses. Embossed light brown cloth cover with gilt title on spine. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed with top front worn. Foredge of front cover worn at tiny intervals. Bottom of spine missing some cloth, top with horizontal separation of cloth. Intermittent seperation of cloth on front and back of cover along spine ridge line. Binding straight, square and secure. Yellow endpapers with slight separation at top between first and second end papers. Frontispiece opposite title page which is loose half way up. Next is a two page preface dated 1833 followed by a list of the plates and an explanation of each with a list of errata joined at the end. Reverse of that page has directions to the binder[for insertion of plates], then "Contents" followed by text. Interior generally bright with some light toning along top edge, clean and unmarked. NOT EX-LIBRARY [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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