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The toilet of Flora

By BUC'HOZ, PIERRE JOSEPH

subjects: toilet, health,

  • 1. 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
    3 sh.  

    --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.