Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
BUC'HOZ, PIERRE JOSEPH 1731-1807
- The toilet of Flora
The toilet of Flora; or, a collection of the most simple and approved methods of preparing baths, essences, pomatums . . . and sweet-scented waters. etc.
London: printed for W. Nicoll 1772
--a new ed. improved. London: printed for J. Murray and W. Nicoll, 1775. BPL
--a new ection [sic]. London: printed for J. Murray and W. Nicoll, 1779. LBL; LeU(B)
--a new ed. improved. London: printed for J. Murray and W. Nicoll, 1784. LBL: NYPL
1. A translation, with alterations, of La Toilette de F lore by Pierre Joseph Buc'hoz (Valade, Paris, -1771). The name of the English translator is not known. The surname 'Buc'hoz' must be a French version of the German surname Buchholz or Buchholtz.
2. The entry is based on the only known reference to the 1772 edition, which is a notice in Scots Mag., vol. 34 (Aug. 1772), p. 437
3. The NYPL copy is part of the Whitney Cookery Collection.
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