London: Chapman and Hall, 1992, 1994 printing. Original cloth. Octavo (242 x 165 mm.), x, 323 pp., ill., bibliography, glossy ill. paper covered boards in matching dustjacket. Appendixes include a list of 1300 modern fragrances and perfume recipes and formulas. Near fine (spotting to top edge) in good dust jacket (soiled, chipping to top edge, 2cm tear to spine). Near fine / good. Item #628
An encyclopaedic reference work on all aspects of perfumery including plant and animal sources and their history and folklore, the history of perfumery since ancient times, biographies of perfumiers, flacon designers, the companies that make and sell perfumes, and perfume 'families' and their ingredients.