Clean and decent; the fascinating history of the bathroom & the water closet and of sundry habits, fashions & accessories of the toilet, principally in Great Britain, France & America.

[Toronto] University of Toronto Press [1967] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
RA780 .W7 Off-site
Subjects Baths -- History.
Toilets -- History.
Description xii, 281 p. illus. 22 cm.
Notes Bibliography: p. 266-269.
Contents Man becomes house-trained -- 'Omnia commoda' -- The odour of sanctity -- 'Every Satyrday nyght' -- Bath knights and bagnios, conduits and quills -- Dirty days -- Fecundating springs -- Lieux à l'Anglaise -- Bason, bidet and pot -- Baths and buggs -- The cholera years -- The water cure -- Was health worth it? -- 'The benison of hot water' -- 'The subject is a peculiar one' -- Plumber's progress -- Toilet sundries -- Millions of baths.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00168068
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