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J. Falke's Manual or Self-Instructor in the Art of Chemistry for Barbers, Hair Dressers, Dyers and Druggists Compiled from Original Discoveries

Falke, Julius

Published by Julius Falke - A. Ungar & Co., Printers, St. Louis, Mo., 1882
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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VERY RARE copy of this 1882 hardback. What an interesting, historical find. Pebbled, maroon boards with gilt lettering (show only minor wear) - This is a "recipe" book providing ingredients and specific instructions in how to prepare hair dyes, skin ointments, etc. Tight spine - NO torn pages. NO foxing. Pages show only light tanning. Partial contents: Preface, General Introductory remarks about tonsorial art, Instructions for making Bay rum, Bay Rum Cologne, Gum of Benjamin (Lime Juice), Eau de Cologne, Florida Water, Face Powder, White, Face Powder Violet and Rose, Quick Depilatory (for removing hair), Rose Cold Cream, Cold Cream, Violet Cold Cream Imitation, Camphor Ice, Hair Invigorator or Hair Tonic, Ordinary Hair Tonic, Cream Capillara or Hair Tonic, Hair Invigorator, Sea Foam or Egg Shampoo, Sea Foam Tonic (Egg Shampoo), Pomatum, Bear's Grease Pomatum, Pomade Philicome, Benzoinated Pomade, Lightening Hair Dye (Black), Remarks in regard to the Art of Dying, Hair Dye Black, Hair Dye Brown, Hair Oils - Hair Oil Philicome, Hair Oil, Ointment for Curing all Diseases of the Skin, Kah-Kan-Kee, Hair Restorative, Instructions About Barbershops, Looking Glasses, Looking Glass Brackets and Wash Stand, Instructions - Portable Wash Stand, Cup Case - Barber Poles, General Instructions, Cosmetic or Stick Pomatum, Eureka Safe Hair, Salbrina. ALSO interesting, there is a fold-out map of St. Louis in the back of book. It is in very-good+ condition and measures 18" wide x 8 /14" tall "Map of the City of St. Louis showing the central portions of the city only. R.P. Studley & Co., Publishers - 221 North Main St. Index to Numbers in red: Turner's Hall (headquarters), Central, Concordia, West, Social, Nort, Carondelet, Fait Grounds, Schnaider's Garden, Merchant's Exchange, Masonic Hall, Union Depot, Court House. The map also shows: Street Car lines run to or near the Fair Grounds: Benton-Bellefontaine Line, Citizen's Line, Cass Avenue & Fair Ground Line, Mound City Line, St. Louis Line, Union Line, Rate of Fare (5 cents, slips of five tickets good on an line, to be had from Conductors. Bookseller Inventory # 025005

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Title: J. Falke's Manual or Self-Instructor in the ...

Publisher: Julius Falke - A. Ungar & Co., Printers, St. Louis, Mo.

Publication Date: 1882

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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