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Perfume and Pomanders Scent and Scent Bottles through the Ages

Edmund Launert

ISBN 10: 1870599012 / ISBN 13: 9781870599016
Published by Potterton Books, 1985
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Potterton books, 1985 first edition: decorative hardcover with black lettering to spine: dust jacket: approximately 20 x 21 cm tall: 212 pages including index. 372 photographic illustrations in in black and white and colour. Synopsis: A detailed history of the scent bottle from mediaeval to modern times with illustrations of specimens from the Schwartzkopf collection and the British Museum. The text is presented under the following headings: Scent Containers (Scent Containers of antiquity. Incense and incense burners. Perfume burners. Pomanders. From the smelling box to the vinaigrette. Smelling bottles. Scented flacons and potpourris). Perfume and Flacons (Perfume. Flacons in metal and semi-precious stone. Bottles in unusual materials or modelled on themes from nature. Enamel flacons. Porcelain flacons. Glass flacons. Chatelaines, etuis, toilet boxes and necessaires. Perfumed powder. Perfumed gloves. Bergamot boxes and patch boxes). Collecting Scent Bottles. In The Name of Beauty, the Schwartzkopf Collection by Maria Jedding -Gesterling. Condition: very clean and good overall. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 2777

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Title: Perfume and Pomanders Scent and Scent ...

Publisher: Potterton Books

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardback

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