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Beauties treasury: or, the ladies vade mecum


subjects: beauty treatments, essences,

  • 1. Beauties treasury: or, the ladies vade mecum. Being a collection of the newest, most select and valuable receipts, for making all sorts of cosmetick-washes . . . To which are added receipts for making the best cordial-waters, as also the finest essences. etc. [by J.W. ---- Philo-Chym. & Med.]
    London: printed by S. Malthus   sold by S. Malthus   1705
    15 cm.   ii, 117 p. frontis   1 sh.  
    US:   ICJ   ViSL  

    --another ed. London: printed and sold by S. Malthus, [c.1711] --: WU
    1. The author 'J.W.' obviously wished to give himself or herself a credential by adding the subsidiary pseudonym 'Philo-Chym. & Med.', which presumably stands for 'Friend of Chemists and Physicians'.
    2. In addition to Oxford, p. 50, there is a reference to this copy in B.& G.Cat., No. 37, p. 34, which means there is (or was) a copy (or copies) of this work in the British Isles, but none has been located.

    Oxford, p. 50