Item #428 Perfumes and Spices, Including and Account of Soaps and Cosmetics. A. Hyatt Verrill.
Perfumes and Spices, Including and Account of Soaps and Cosmetics

Perfumes and Spices, Including and Account of Soaps and Cosmetics

L. C. Page and Company, (1940). Illustrated from the photographs and drawings by the author. Sky blue cloth 8vo.8-11/16" x 6". 304 pp. including index. Book is in fine condition. / Colorful dust jacket is ruffled and chipped a bit at top edge but overall sturdy and attractive, Item #428

In this book the author tells the interesting litle known facts about spices, perfumes, soaps and cosmetics; he describes their origins and histories; their manifold uses and the processes by which they are manufactured; and he most successfully creates in the reader a greater interest in and a wider knowledge of these everyday substances that give zest to our food, pleasure to our nostrils, and cleanliness to our bodies and clothes.

Price: $20.00

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