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Essence and Alchemy: A Book of Perfume

Mandy Aftel
Format
Book
Published
New York : North Point Press, 2001.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
0865475539 (hc. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Spirit of the Alchemist: A Natural History of Perfume 11
  • Chapter 2 Prima Materia: Perfume Basics 48
  • Chapter 3 Calculus of Fixation: Base Notes 70
  • Chapter 4 Aromatic Stanzas: Heart Notes 99
  • Chapter 5 Sublime and the Volatile: Head Notes 118
  • Chapter 6 An Octave of Odors: The Art of Composition 132
  • Chapter 7 Flacon de Seduction: Perfume and the Boudoir 157
  • Chapter 8 Perfumed Waters: The Reverie of the Bath 175
  • Chapter 9 Aromatics of the Gods: Perfume and the Soul 185
  • Supplies for the Beginning Perfumer 199.
Description
244 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-236) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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