Odorographia - A Natural History Of Raw Materials And Drugs Used In The Perfume Industry - Intended To Serve Growers, Manufacturers And Consumers (eBook)
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"Odorographia" is a comprehensive and profusely-illustrated treatise on perfume ingredients, with information on their history, production, use, favourable combinations, and much more. First published in 1892, this volume will appeal to those with an interest in the history and development of the perfume industry, and it is not to be missed by collectors of related literature. Contents include: "The Odour of Musk", "The Odour of Rose", "Perfumes somewhat resembling the Rose", "The Citrine Odours", "Jasmine, Jonquil and Hyacinth", "The Odour of Violet", "Ylang-ylang.-Champa.-Artabotrys", "Odour of the Hayfields", "Vanilla", "Odour of Bitter Almond.-Cherry Laurel.-Heliotrope", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned introduction on essential oils.