Beauty and the Art of Pleasing, 1877. Rare antique book on beauty, fashion, and decorum, translated from the earlier French text. Features many at-home 19th century beauty recipes — see image for rose lip pomade u2014 and strict rules on how best to dress. Beautiful gilt decoration on spine.
292 pgs total. Beauty section is 215 pgs, Art of Pleasing is 77 pgs. Very good condition - scuffing to edges, and pages are delicate. Some marks to cover.