H. Stanley Redgrove. Jacket and cover design by Bernard Venables.
William Heinemann (Medical Books) Ltd. London. 1931. First edition. Hardback, 8vo; Illustrated paper-covered boards, matching dust jacket. xii, 185 pages. English. 190 x 135mm. 0.35kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear, browning to spine, light wear to spine ends with a couple of short tears; boards bright, bookseller's ticket to front pastedown.
A 1930s handbook for cosmetics and beauty products, with a striking art deco dust jacket by Bernard Venables. Subtitled 'A little book of beauty culture, containing many recipes for useful toilet creams and lotions', The Cream of Beauty is a guide intended to help the reader look their best. H. Stanley Redgrove promotes a blend of hygiene, good health and cosmetics and he includes recipes for simple preparations. An advertisement for Redgrove's 'Berkshire Beauty Products' is at the rear of the book.
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