The complete coiffeur; or, An essay on the art of adorning natural, and of creating artificial, beauty ... By J. B. M. D. Lafoy ...
|Main Author:||Lafoy, John B. M. D.|
|Related Names:||Woodworth, Samuel 1784-1842.|
|Language(s):||English ; French|
New York, Stereotyped for the Proprietors, and sold by all the Principal Booksellers, 1817.
Both of the engraved titles have had the imprint erased, only the date 1817 being left intact.
The 2d part (1 p.l., 98 p.) is a free, in part abridged, French version. It has engraved title only: Essai sur l'art de parer la beauté naturelle et de créer la beauté factice. Orné de gravures en taille douce. Par J. B. M. D. Lafoy, coiffeur de dames. "Origine des coëffeurs. Romance", p. 15-16 ("Musique de Mr. Gentill") has an engraved plate of the first stanza set to music facing p. 15.
The 1st, English, part (1 p.l., 108 p.) has both an engraved and a printed t.-p., and 4 plates (coiffures) at end. "Romance. Blue and black eyes", p. 50-51 ("Music ... by J. Hewitt"), has an engraved plate of the first stanza set to music facing p. 50. The verses throughout the text, including some longer titled pieces, are by Samuel Woodworth, author of "The old oaken bucket".
English and French.
2 v. in 1.
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