London: Chapman and Hall, 1993. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (240 x 163 mm.), xii 751 pp., index, bibliographic references, glossy paper covered boards. Near fine, binding lightly rubbed, edges soiled. Near fine. Item #671
First published in 1923 Poucher's is a major reference on perfumery and cosmetics. This volume is in chapter form, each written by a leader in the field. Part one deals with the various classes of products in alphabetical order, Part 2 covers technologies used when marketing cosmetics and Part 3 discusses the historical background, the perfuming of products and the psychology of fragrances.