BYERS, Margaretta. (with KAMHOLZ, Consuelo).
Title Designing Women. The Art, Technique, and Cost of Being Beautiful. (Illustrated by Jane Miller).
Publisher London: John Miles, 1939.
Seller ID 44217
1st British edition."Written by two American heads of fashion, Designing Women looks at the British woman with complete honesty, compliments her successes and discovers her weaknesses....For a young girl who wants to avoid years of earning dress experience by bad buying; for the middle-aged woman who would like to know how to pep up her appeal; for the husband who would tactfully inform his wife that if she looked less house-frowsy, he would better enjoy her cooking..." (introduction by Zoe Farmer). Pp.285, frontispece + further black & white illustrations by Jane Miller, coloured title page. Black cloth, silver title to front and spine. VG.