THE BOOK OF PERFUME by Elisabeth Barillé and Catherine Laroze

Catherine Laroze ia an author and award-winning journalist specializing in perfume and gardens. She wrote Une histoire sensuelle des jardins, contributed to the Dictionnaire du langage parfumé. She also works for magazines such as Vogue. Elisabeth Barillé is a writer who has done traineeships at many of the Paris perfume houses. She is a regular contributor of articles on perfume to magazines such as Le Figaro-Magazine, Geo and Vogue. She wrote many books, including Corps de jeunefille, Lˈenvie de Marie, Anaïs Nin. The book is structured in eight chapters - IN PRAISE OF PERFUME - " Magical and evocative, perfume can bring to life long-forgotten memories, influence perceptions of the present, and conjure images of the future." - FROM FLOWER…

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The Perfume Bible by Josephine Fairley & Lorna McKay Review

 ˮPacked with insider information from the world’s leading experts, plus interviews with some of greatest international experts, plus interviews with some of the greatest international ˈnoses’, this is an essential companion for anyone with a passion for fragrance.ˮ editorˈs note This book is a very nice one, with wonderful illustration but surely not a bible.This word is just too much.It gives an overview of the history and chemistry of perfumes but not very detailed. The book tries to cover a lot, but in a simple and understandable way. It talks about perfume families, signature scent, the scents of time, perfume ingredients and it has a ˈtop 100 perfumes to try before you dieˈ, 10 of  men’s best perfumes, and some…

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PERFUMES THE A-Z GUIDE by Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez

PERFUMES THE A-Z GUIDE  by Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez LUCA TURIN is the man who perfume-lovers openly adore. He's the author of The Secret of Scent (Faber, 2006). His top-rated perfume is Guerlain's Mitsouko.TANIA SANCHEZ is journalist and a perfume collector and expert from New York. Her personal perfume collection numbers almost 2000 bottles.They are married and divide their time between Boston and London. Reviews As scintillating as it is comprehensive...this pungent, entrancing book is a wake up call for the nostrils. - The Independent An unexpected classic of criticism - Philip Hensher, Spectator (Books of the Year) If you are at all interested in perfume, one of life's greatest sensual pleasures, this is an essential possession - David Sexton, Evening Standard This husband-and-wife…

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