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Fragrance: The Story of Perfume from Cleopatra to Chanel

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Fragrance: The Story of Perfume from Cleopatra to Chanel - Morris, Edwin T
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Enter the unexpected and intriguing realm of scent, where fragrances have the power to calm as well as to stimulate. These tales from the ancient quest for pleasing aromas offer a microcosm of history's larger movements, from the scented sails of Cleopatra's barges to modern-day fashion trends. This book is more than a historical overview of one of the world's oldest industries, although it's comprehensive, well-researched, and scrupulously accurate in its details. Neither is it just a book of pretty pictures, even though ...

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Fragrance: The Story of Perfume from Cleopatra to Chanel 1985, Scribner Book Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684181950

Hardcover