THE CHEMICAL SENSES Third Edition

Moncrieff, R. W.

Published by Leonard Hill, 1967
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Ex-college library. Call lettering on book's spine, UIC label on front cover, library markings on fore & bottom edges, endpapers, title page & page v. The cloth is worn through to the boards in tiny areas on the binding's edges, otherwise minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Other than library markings, contents are clean and unmarked. ; Black cloth, bright gold lettering in red spine panel. 8-5/8" Tall, 760pp. SCIENCE. "Man is commonly said to be endowed with five senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell.Taste and smelll.are caused by contact in the case of taste and nearness in the case of smell of certain specific substances. Such a substance as salt, sugar, vinegar, quinine, wine or a rose-petal was believed to have a chemical action on the sensory organs in the nose and mouth, hence we spoke of taste and smell as the chemical senses. " The Chapters: The chemical senses - their part in life; Structure of the chemical sense organs and their connections; Sensation; Olfaction; The measurement of odour; Gustation; The common chemical sense; Chemical sensibility in lower animals; Classification of odours; Chemical constitution and odour; Taste and constitution; Physical properites of odorous materials; Theories of odour; Perfumes and essences; Flavour and food. Author index. Subject index. Tables and line drawings throughout text. (a); A. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE CHEMICAL SENSES Third Edition
Publisher: Leonard Hill
Publication Date: 1967
Binding: Hardcover; First Printing
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Third Edition.

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Book Description Leonard Hill, 1967,3rd ed., 1967. Acceptable Ex-library copy with usual marks,has underlining and notes,some pages have tabs,a few tears.Acceptable reading copy.No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 54423

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