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Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Perfumery by Dr. C. Deite

A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Perfumery by Dr. C. Deite assisted by...other experts. From the German by William T. Brannt. Henry Carey Baird & Co. 1892. Pages iv-xx, 17-358, 1-32 advertisements. Approximately 5 1/2" x 7 1/2" Hardcover with no dust jacket. Cloth covered boards. Bright gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Whitish stains to cover. Slightly cocked. Moderate cover edge wear. Light water staining on edges of page block. Erasure marks inside front cover. A slight streak of dark soiling on blank page opposite the title page. There may be light soiling to interior pages, but nothing significant. Basically pages are unmarked and clean. A small pencil notation inside the rear free end paper. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. sHD23a

Book is "comprising directions for making all kinds of perfumes, sachet powders, fumigating materials, dentifrices, cosmetics, etc., etc., with a full account of the volatile oils, balsams, resins, and other natural and artificial perfume-substances, including the manufacture of fruit ethers, and tests of their purity."