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This is a second-hand hardcover book

Condition: The surface condition of the back cover is the same as the front in the photo (please see photo). The cover also has small areas of light to medium surface wear mostly to the edges; the binding is firm. There is a name written on the second page that has been whited out (affected area: 80mm x 20mm). There is age spotting to the inside of the front and back cover and to the first and last 6 pages. Some pages have light age spotting in the margin otherwise the pages are clean and bright. There is browning to the edges of the compressed pages. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 225 x 287 mm
Weight: 3.4kg
Pages: 663
Publisher: The New Era Publishing Co.
Publication date: 1950 reprint


The Art and Craft of Hairdressing (published in 1950)
Edited by Gilbert A. Foan

A standard and complete guide to the technique of modern hairdressing, manicure, massage and beauty culture

Contains numerous drawings and full page plates both in colour and black & white.


-Craft Education
-Boardwork or “Postiche”
-Gentlemen’s Hairdressing
-Ladies’ Hairdressing
-Waving the Hair
-Hair Styling
-Art as Applied to Hairdressing
-Hair Tinting & Bleaching
-Children’s Hairdressing
-Historical Hairdressing
-Theatrical Hairdressing & Make-Up
-The Technique of Cinema & Television Make-Up
-The Use & Care of Display Figures
-Treatments of Hair & Scalp
-The Composition & Manufacture of Hairdressing Preparations
-Massage & Beauty Culture
-Hygiene & Sanitation
-Business Organization
-General & Legal Information
-Sales, Advertising, & Window Display
-Designing & Fitting Hairdressing Saloons


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Within Auckland: $5.50
Rest of NZ: 1 or more books North Island $8.50, South Island $13.20

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  • Seller location: Hibiscus Coast, Auckland, NZ

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