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Lot 85 of 217: E.P. [Ellis Pratt M.D.] The Art of Dressing the Hair. A Poem Humbly Inscribed to the Members of the T[uesday] N[ights] Club. Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell, for the Author, 1770. 4to, wrappers; pp.18. An intriguing little item by the self-described 'Philocosm And Late Hairdresser to the said Society'. The poem was well reviewed by several periodicals of the time, making sly comment on their suspicion that E.P. was not the mere hairdresser he purported to be. The Monthly Review (Vol. 43) said 'it

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Books, Maps & Ephemera(#175BK)  04/12/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed