3 edition of Book of Perfumes found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||December 31, 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 99 p. :|
|Number of Pages||70|
nodata File Size: 9MB.
Outside of the fact that it is big, pretty, full of beautiful pictures, it contains a centuries old history of scent. A book that can be flicked through but with a subject depth that makes it a must for the perfumery student. The Book of Perfumes team at Nez, a Paris-based Olfactory magazine, has collected a series of essays and stories the delve into the heart of a little-known world.
If you're a collector you could do yourself a favor by buying this book and making a list of the titles cited to add to your stash. There are various classification systems contained within, such as best floral, best for men, best for value. Customer Reviews: Always in search of wonderful scents whether in perfume, food or wineI am now much prouder of my nose because of the perfume I fell in love with before discovering this wonderful book.
It uses a strange odour classification using a 3 letter system for each note that detracts from the otherwise well laid out content WRM for warm or LOV for Lily-of-the-Valley do not seem to achieve anything that could not be performed by using the full names with Book of Perfumes smaller font.
From the flower to the bottle this book is rich in information about fragrances. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. And yes, 40 years on it is still a must on the perfumers shelf. Scent rises from the pages with enthusiasm and reality we thought perhaps the book had been lightly perfumed.
Customer Reviews: Book of Perfumes bought this book for my mom for mother's day. It's slightly outdated 2007, I think? I'm sure it is thanks to his writing style that this book still finds new readers, despite numerous other, newer volumes dealing with the history of scents. Eugene Rimmel 1820 — 1887 was a French-born British perfumer and businessman responsible for manufacturing and marketing some of the earliest commercially made cosmetics.
More than just a pretty face though, The Book of Perfume is brimming with aromatic stories of perfumery throughout history. Perfumery Books Recommended Please note that this list is for student reference only.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Some references and the writing might seem somewhat antiquated but this only adds to the depth and veracity of the work.but you have all the fun of being able to look up the perfumes that you love and see how Luca Book of Perfumes Tania described them.
Using terms for descriptions that can be understood clearly by even for the poorest noses. The Big Book of Perfume If you are fascinated with the artistry and science of perfumery, there is a new coffee table book out this month that might interest you.
Written in elegant Victorian prose the book combines considerable scientific and practical knowledge with considerable applied anthropology.
Most interesting is the chapter on how to train your nose to identify notes and fragrance olfactory families.
" We can think of no better way to answer this than direct them to Michael Edwards outstanding work.
He follows the trail from the inception of the idea through to the development of each finished fragrance.