Barbering Book

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salbev
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Barbering Book

Post by salbev » Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:31 pm


Zach

Post by Zach » Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:11 pm

Fabulous post Sal
You know what I take from this, besides the obvious?
How far we have come since 1953, and I mean that in a bad way

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Post by mantic » Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:14 pm

I wish there was a way to download it.

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Post by jrgroucho » Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:02 pm

That was pretty cool.

Thanks,

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Post by DrRoboto » Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:03 pm

You can indeed download it, though it's a bit of a pain. Download djvu viewing software here, http://www.lizardtech.com/download/dl_d ... atform=win
It's like a higher compression pdf.
Then you can view the .djvu file available for download when you hit the print button on the books site.
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Post by JimDandy » Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:55 pm

I just purchased a copy of this that was revised in 1999. Some of the illustrations look very familiar.

Regards,

Les
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Post by Racso_MS » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:42 pm

Fantastic Book... Very Interesting...

Les,

Where did you purchase your book???
Best Regards From the Deep South...
Remember; It's Not A Race, It's Your Face...
And As Always, Enjoy Your Shave...
(Racso) Oscar...

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Post by TorzJohnson » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:55 pm

I liked this part:
Accidental Canities - grayness of hair resulting from fright.
I wonder why they left out the other causes, such as witch's spells and malignant dwarves inhabiting the liver. :)
Jim

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Post by Big Otis » Thu Nov 08, 2007 7:18 pm

You can get a pdf of the book here :

http://ia311515.us.archive.org/2/items/ ... orrich.pdf

Be warned!!! This is a 60 megabyte download.
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Post by Lionhearted » Thu Nov 08, 2007 7:38 pm

This is not the only barbering text they have.

See this list http://demo.openlibrary.org/search?q=barbering.

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Post by JimDandy » Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:40 am

Hey, Oscar,

I bought my copy through a technical book store. It was a special order and it set me back far more than I think it should have.

The Delamar Learning web site has it listed for half what it cost me. And be careful. I'm still trying to get it sorted out, but I think they foisted an older copy of this on me.

Regards,

Les
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Post by Racso_MS » Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:57 am

JimDandy wrote:Hey, Oscar,

I bought my copy through a technical book store. It was a special order and it set me back far more than I think it should have.

The Delamar Learning web site has it listed for half what it cost me. And be careful. I'm still trying to get it sorted out, but I think they foisted an older copy of this on me.

Regards,

Les
Les,

Thanks... I think I'll download the info from the link Jeff put in his thread above. The size of the file is no biggie. I'll just download it to an external Hard Drive and put it on a CD later. If it's worth it, I'll print it and put it in a binder.

The more info I can get the more I enjoy this hobby, past time, addiction, (pick an acronym) DISORDER... :lol:
Best Regards From the Deep South...
Remember; It's Not A Race, It's Your Face...
And As Always, Enjoy Your Shave...
(Racso) Oscar...

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Post by JimDandy » Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:36 pm

Yeah, I know what you mean, Oscar. It hooked me to the point where I'm actually learning how to barber. I'd applied to what I believe was the last Barbering School in Canada for admission Septemeber last only to recieve a letter March last telling me the course had been cancelled. Fortunately I have a good relationship with my barber (and a first class barber she is) who's teaching me how to cut hair. I got the textbook to study the technical aspects of the trade.

The situation where I live in Canada is bizarre. There is no Barber Board, no exams and no Barber Association. Anyone can hang a shingle and be a barber. The sad thing is that some people are actually doing that. It's a pity. Barbering really is becoming a lost art.

Regards,

Les
Perhaps one day we'll look back on this moment and crash into a parked car.

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