The Cream of Beauty

The Cream of Beauty
 The Cream of BeautyThe Cream of Beauty 

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.

Price :  £200.00