Compacts and Cosmetics

Beauty from Victorian times to the Present Day

Madeleine Marsh

Date Published :
October 2014
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
150 color Photos
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ISBN : 9781473822948
Pages : 256
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.75 inches
In stock


Cosmetics have been used to increase attraction since Ancient times whilst Compacts have been a symbol of love for generations but especially since the 1920s. In this fascinating book, vintage accessories’ expert, Madeleine Marsh, discusses just what makes compacts so desirable and reveals their hidden secrets from cameras to cigarettes. Madeleine shows what to buy and where, what to spot when buying and how to make the most of your compacts, vintage cosmetics or beauty accessories.

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