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Title(s):

The art of dress, or, Guide to the toilette : with directions for adapting the various parts of the female costume to the complexion and figure, hints on cosmetics, &c. / embellished with engravings from designs by Frank Howard, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

Art of dress

Guide to the toilette

Published/Created:
London : Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, MDCCCXXXIX [1839]
Physical Description:
x, 68, [2] p., VI leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT510 .A78 1839 copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT510 .A78 1839 copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Colas attributes authorship to Frank Howard.
Printed by Clarke, Printers, Silver Street, London.
Plate II is a cut-out overlay that modifies Plate I.
Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), Nh43
Colas, R. Costume, 166
Publisher's advertisements: [2] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in gilt-stamped purple publisher's cloth. Inscribed: For Jefy & Susan's Burnery's particular use Edinsbrou 18th August 1834.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 similiarly bound in gilt-stamped blue publisher's cloth. Inscribed: E. Croft.
Subject Terms:
Beauty culture -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Beauty, Personal.
Burney, Jefy & Susan -- Inscription, August 18th, 1834
Chron. 1839
Clarke -- Printer
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain.
Cosmetics -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Costume -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Croft, E. -- Provenance
Fashion -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Tilt, Charles -- Publisher
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1839
Contributors:
Howard, Frank, 1805-1866, attributed name.
Howard, Frank, 1805-1866, ill.
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