Guide pratique du parfumeur. Paris: Hetzel, [c. 1880].

LUNEL, Adolphe Benestor.

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8vo. One wood engraving and numerous tables in the text. 340, v-xxvii pp. Late 19th century quarter-calf over marbled boards.Lunelís (1822-1864) extremely rare guide to the manufacture of perfume (first ed.: 1864); arranged alphabetically, the current edition is almost double in size and includes his 113 page supplement. Lunel discusses the chemistry of perfumes as well as the safety of using cosmetics in general. Our very much expanded edition was issued as part of the Bibliothèque des professions industrielles. Lunel also wrote works concerning food adulteration, household pets, pharmacy, and medicine. Not in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Montesquiou, Pays des Aromates, OCLC, or Wiggishoff (who does list the editions from 1870 and 1884; see p. 26). Bookseller Inventory #

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