Manuale del Profumiere

Antonio ROSSI

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"THE PLEASURES OF SMELL, SO FLEETING AND SCARCELY APPRECIATED": ANTONIO ROSSI'S MANUALE DEL PROFUMIERE, 1902 FIRST EDITION

(PERFUME) ROSSI, Antonio. Manuale del Profumiere. Milan: Ulrico Hoepli, 1902. 12mo, original pictorial cloth. $1200.

First edition of this illustrated guide to perfume-making, with 700 recipes and 58 in-text wood-engraved illustrations.

Rossi's practical guide for the perfume-maker includes hundreds of recipes and many wood-engraved illustrations of the distilleries and other equipment used in turn-of-the-20th-century manufacture of perfumes, essences and scents. With publisher's 64-page ad catalogue at rear. Text in Italian.

Repair to front inner paper hinge, spine slightly darkened. Near-fine condition.

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