Friday, July 22, 2011

First Batch of Books for Sale ~

Contact me privately at ohtrueapothecary@yahoo.com if you're interested in purchasing any of these perfume-related books.

Perfume Album by Jill Jessee ~ $10 (no spine cover; repaired; inside fine)

Perfumes and Spices by A. Hyatt Verrill ~ $12 (has dust jacket but is tatty)

The Woman Beautiful by Ella Adelia Fletcher published 1901 ~ $100 (is slightly worn but in okay condition, no dust jacket, includes several natural botanical perfume formulations, for example:

Woodland Violet

Extract of violet . . . . . . . 6 ounces

Extract of rose . . . . . . . . 2 ounces

Extract of tuberose . . . . 2 ounces

Extract of cassie . . . . . . . 2 ounces

Tincture of orris root . . . 2 ounces

Tincture of ambergris . . . 1 ½ ounces

Oil of bitter almonds . . . . 20 drops

Rose water (triple strength) . . 11 drachms

and

Violette de Parma

Extract of Clove Pink formulation

Rondeletia

Mignonette

and more)

The Science and Art of Perfumery by Edward Sagarin~$20 (good condition) SOLD

Fragrance The Story of Perfume from Cleopatra to Chanel by Edwin T. Morris~ $10 (1984 edition; has tear on spine but otherwise in acceptable condition)

The Mystery and Lure of Perfume by CJS Thompson reprint copy from original 1927 edition~$50 (excellent condition)

The Complete Book of Natural Cosmetics by Beatrice Traven~$10 (original 1974 hardcover edition with dust jacket; edges of dust jacket are a bit tatty, as is the top edge of the binding) ~ SOLD!

What the Nose Knows by Avery Gilbert~$15 (2008 hardcover with dust jacket; good condition)

Perfume Through the Ages by Roy Genders~$40 (original 1972 edition; library copy in great condition with dust jacket included)


ALL HARDCOVER COPIES!

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