Essence and Alchemy: A Book of Perfume
Publish date: May 1st 2002
Publisher: North Point Press
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
This was one of the first books I read on the history of perfume and perfume making. I think it is an excellent blend of 'story' and fact. The art and science of perfumery is fascinating. As is the long history of fragrance in human society. I love it. Aftel captures the fact, the history, the s...