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Perfume

Kaufman, William I.

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ISBN 10: 0525495061 / ISBN 13: 9780525495062
Published by E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc, New York, 1974
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Oblong 12to. Saffron cloth, gold lettering on spine, in original pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b/w and color reproductions of photographs, lithographs, and paintings of perfume from all over the world, perfume bottles of all kinds and shapes, flowers, landscapes, perfume advertisements, and even an Egyptian relief depicting a pharaoh with perfume. A "beautifully recorded .lavishly illustrated volume: how the worlds of nature, science, and art join together to produce the pleasure of perfume. From the detailed description of their perfumer's training to candid interviews with the great names in perfumery; from the flower fields to the exquisite perfume icons; from the exploration of age old myths to every phase of current perfume production-the mysteries of perfume are unveiled." (inside front flap) Bottom 1" of dj at binding missing, repaired with tape, top of dj spine has 1/2" closed tear also repaired with tape, various creasings and small chips. Binding in good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 22084

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Title: Perfume

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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