32 Engraved Illustrations; Advertising Matter. Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall VG-Slight sunning and fading to spine, with slight fraying to head of spine; slight stains, rubbing and browning to covers (cloth; chiefly to top edges); slight starting to inner hinges (chiefly to upper inner hinge, with slight cracking); slight internal browning to edges and endpapers. viii, 312 pages. "A comprehensive treatise on perfumery, containing complete directions for making handkerchief perfumes, smelling-salts, sachets, fumigating pastils, preparations for the care of the skin, the mouth, the hair; cosmetics, hair dyes, and other toilet articles: with a detailed description of aromatic substances; their nature, tests of purity, and wholesale manufacture" (title page recto). Translated from the original German text; revised "with additions" by Charles Rice, plus index. Copyright date of 1892 on title page verso. Scarce and intriguing turn of the 20th century item compilation.
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