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Perfumery with Herbs - Ivan Day

Darton, Longman & Todd, 1979, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Top edge of the DJ a little ruffled otherwise a very well presented copy.

Illustrated with B&W photographs. From the cover: “Describes the way in which perfumes were almost entirely provided by the vegetable kingdom in former times. It aims to encourage the reader to try out old recipes, so that all the fragrance of these scented articles may be experienced at first hand. To assist the reader in following the old recipes, all the difficult terms occurring in them are explained in the accompanying footnotes. All the plants, resins, spices and gums mentioned in the recipes are discussed in the Glossary of Materials at the end of the book. At all times the book is based on the most careful and meticulous research”
Illustrator: Margaret Tebbs
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 218
ISBN: 0232514143

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