Item #42506 Burnett's floral handbook. Joseph Burnett, Co.

Burnett's floral handbook

Boston: Joseph Burnett & Co., [1879]. 32mo, pp. 40; tables, illustrations, text in decorative line borders; original pictorial wrappers; later (1949) owner's rubber stamp inside back cover, else near fine. Attractive little calendar and promotional booklet produced yearly, usually under the title "Burnett's Floral Handbook and Ladies Calendar," by the Company to advertise its various hair and beauty products, most notably Burnett's Cocoaine for the hair: "It softens the Hair when harsh and dry. It soothes the irritated scalp. It afford the richest lustre. It prevents the Hair from falling off..." Printed on back cover: "This book is presented by E.F. Curtis," of Winona, Minn. Item #42506

Price: $30.00

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