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toilet in ancient and modern times with a review of the different theories of beauty, and copious allied information, social, hygienic and medical. by Arnold James Cooley

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Beauty, Personal,
  • Cosmetics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 388, [4] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements)
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19433601M

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