Item Description

Practice & Science of Cutting Hair on CD


A super collection of vintage hair cutting and styling guide books, barbershop supply catalogs, skin care books. A complete course in hair care!
The 1951 Practice and Science of Standard Barbering, is a practical and complete course of training in basic barber services and related barber science. Prepared especially for use by barber schools, barber students, barber apprentices, practicing barbers in preparation for barber state board examinations. Over 500 pages and well illustrated, with diagrams and photographs, providing an insightful resource for anyone interested in vintage and retro hair styling for both men and women.

Books Include:
:: Practice & Science of Barbering {1951} ~ 522 pages.
:: Barbers Guide {1908} ~ 124 pages.
:: Exercises for Barber Apprentices {1908} ~ 20 pages.
:: Illustrated Book of Instruction {1906} ~ 118 pages.
:: Manual On Barbering {1909} ~ 238 pages.
:: The Barbers' Manual {1928} ~ 278 pages.
:: The Progressive Barber {1909} ~ 78 pages.
:: Barber Supply Catalog {1924} ~ 84 pages.
:: Success Barber Supply Catalog {1930} ~ 52 pages.
:: Whitmore Barber Supplies {1926} ~ 75 pages.


Practice & Science of Barbering



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Vintage Catalog

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Barbers Guide


A massive resource of information for the Barbershop Apprentice, Journeymen or Boss. Includes subjects related to proper covers tools, shaving and haircutting techniques, colorin the hair, skincare and massage, barber furnishing, shaving cream recipes and general business advice.


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Vintage Catalog

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Exercises for Barber Apprentices


A quick and easy guide to proper handling of the razor, as well as the basics to safe shaving techniques. A wonderful hands on illustrated guide, brief in its size, each page is an easy to follow lesson.


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Vintage Catalog

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Vintage Catalog



Illustrated Book of Instruction


This was once the standard text book for barbers in the 1900's. Chapters include the use of equipment related to shaving, haircutting, beard trimming, ladies hairdressing, massage, skin diseases and formulas, plus techniques of honing and stroping to keep those razors sharp.


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Vintage Catalog

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Manual On Barbering


A comprehensive text book of instruction cover haircutting and hair dressing for both ladies and gentlemen, this was the system taught in the Moler College System. Well illustrated, this manual, covers the use of new technologies (at the time) for barbers and hairdressers, and includes many diagrams, with explanations of barbershop equipment.


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Vintage Catalog

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The Barbers' Manual


Comprehensive guide covering every aspect of barbering imaginable. Profusely illustrated, at over 270 pages, provides a real education in many types of early hair cutting techniques.


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The Progressive Barber


Describing the Anatomy and physiology of the skin. Skin diseases that are of special interest to the barber, the use of antiseptics and their value.


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Jones Barber Supply Catalog


Jones Barbershop Supplies and Furniture Catalog from Toronto, Ontario. A very rare opportunity to own a copy of this unusual catalog to view at your leisure right from your computer. Loaded with illustrations and information for all types of barbershop and salon haircutting equipment and supplies Yes, it includes a pricelist from 1924 as well.......


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Success Barber Supply Catalog


50 pages of vintage barbering and hairstyling supplies. Neat illustrations of products from a bygone era...... :(


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Whitmore Barber Supplies


A beautifully illustrated 74 page catalog loaded with vintage barbershop supplies, leather strops, scissors and knives, waiting room chairs, cabinets, hair dryers, combs, tonics and lotions, and of course the CHAIR!


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Vintage Catalog

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FINE PRINT:

Files in our collections are in .pdf format, so you can easily view, copy, print, or share as you see fit.
Use our scanned images for research or school projects, all pages are scanned at 300 DPI or more. View directly in Adobe Reader - perfect for reprinting in newsletters, magazines or art projects, use as clip art in any graphics program, scale it, edit it, print it to suit your needs.
Our catalog and image CD-ROM's are intended to be used on any computer capable of viewing .jpgs, .tiffs and .gifs. CD is not intended for DVD Players. (DVD movies are of course playable on any home DVD player).
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