The Book of the Bath

The Book of the Bath

by Catherine Kanner
     
 

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A delightful and useful book on the art of the bath. This beautifully illustrated tale of the tub includes over 100 recipes for creating luxurious and restorative baths, splashes, lotions and soaps at home. Learn how to create the Sports Bath, the Dry Bath, and the perfect Romantic Bath for Two. A glossary of herbs and teas describes how they can be used to soothe and… See more details below

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A delightful and useful book on the art of the bath. This beautifully illustrated tale of the tub includes over 100 recipes for creating luxurious and restorative baths, splashes, lotions and soaps at home. Learn how to create the Sports Bath, the Dry Bath, and the perfect Romantic Bath for Two. A glossary of herbs and teas describes how they can be used to soothe and beautify the skin, promote sleep, and relieve aches. Filled with entertaining advice and lore on the history of bathing, with its excesses, romance and sensual pleasures, it is a special gift for any occasion. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Catherine Kanner is an illustrator whose work has appeared in many publications including The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Sports Illustrated, Time, Town and Country and T.V. Guide. Each week for the past five years she has drawn an illustration for the Opinion section of the Los Angeles Times. Catherine Kanner lives in Santa Monica, California.

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The Book Of The Bath is an informative, entertaining, and occasionally inspiring book on the art of the bath. Superbly illustrated by Catherine Kanner, her text includes one hundred recipes for creating luxurious scented baths, splashes, lotions and soaps at home. The Book Of The Bath is enhanced further with a glossary of herbs and teas describing how they can be employed to soothe and freshen the skin, promote sleep, and relieve bodily aches and discomforts. Highly recommended for gift giving or personal pleasuring, The Book Of The Bath is replete with entertaining advice and a history of bathing, complete with its excesses, romance, and sensual pleasures.
Los Angeles Times
It's extravagant. Luxurious. Often therapeutic, sometimes sinfully romantic.
Jennifer Louden
Catherine comforts and beguiles us by creating a world of delicious baths that we never want to leave.--Jennifer Louden, author of The Woman's Comfort Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780449901656
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/1985
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
74

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