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What a find! A great cosmetology textbook entitled Standardized Textbook of Barbering. Copyright 1961. 5th Ed. Second printing. Published by Associated Master Barbers and Beauticians of America. Hardback. 345 pages. Measures approx. 6" x 9 1/4". Fabulous illustrations throughout!

Contents include: The Fundamentals of Barbering, Barber Science and Business Principles with many topics under each one. For example, under The Fundamentals of Barbering, other topics include: History of the Barber Profession, The Implements of the Barber Profession, Honing and Stropping, Profession Hands, Shaving, Haircutting, Basic Shampoo, Hair Tonic and Massage Services. Barber Science includes topics relating to Anatomy and Physiology, Hygiene, Sanitation and Bacteriology, Electricity, Light Therapy, Cosmetics, Hair, Scalp and Skin Ailments, Syphilis, The Theory of Massage, Facials, Shampoos and Scalp Treatments, Coloring the Hair and the Technique of Finger-Waving.

Properly aged to perfection! Slight wear to covers and spine. Discoloration on inside front cover. Name and address written on first inside blank page and some age spots. Granby Barber College stamps on last blank page. Inside pages are in great overall condition, a few pages have a little marking. In the very middle of the book, the inner spine is slightly visible but not by much. This book is packed full of wonderful illustrations and information! Sold as is.

Perfect for your book collection or for your stash of ephemera for collage, assemblage, mixed media, art, scrapbooking or cardmaking projects!

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Vintage 1960s Standardized Textbook of Barbering with Embossed Cover


  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Material: paper
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