SEGATO, Agnese Maria

SEGATO, Agnese Maria. Il massaggio come cura della bellezza femminile

Milan, Hoepli, 1952.


8vo. viii, 120 pp., with 52 b/w illustrations. A curious work on massage therapy as a method to improve feminine beauty. This treatise has an introduction on the history of massage, which lists the earliest mentions of this practice, appearing in the Indian Vedas, and goes on illustrating how Greek and Roman medicine strongly valued the art of body manipulation.