Susan, Be Smooth! a handbook of Good Grooming for Girls Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1941 by Nell Giles - Exercise - Beauty - Makeup - Teens

$55.00

Title: Susan, Be Smooth! a handbook of Good Grooming for Girls, especially for girls under twenty, who want to be seen and heard

Author: Nell Giles
Illustrator: Winifred W. Coffin

Description: Fourth printing, April 1941. Gray cloth boards with maroon lettering. Boards show a few very small soiled spots. Pages are clean and crisp. Dust jacket shows general soiling; light chipping at head and foot of spine and corners; rubbed; price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Illustrated. 101 pp. 8.5 x 6.5 inches.

A young woman's guide to grooming, diet, makeup, and exercise. First published in September 1940, a year before the United States entered the Second World War.

The author, Nell Giles Ahearn (1918-2003), was the author of an advice column for teenage girls in the Boston Globe called Susan, Be Smooth. In addition to writing for other publications such as the Ladies Home Journal, Harper's Bazaar, Good Housekeeping, and Better Homes and Gardens, she also wrote another book called Punch In, Susie! A Woman's War Factory Diary (1943).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good+

Publisher: Hale, Cushman & Flint
Place: Boston
Year: 1941

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: grooming, teens, beauty, girls, self care, young women, personal beauty, makeup, hair, 1940,

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