Paris: Chez Bailly, Libraire, 1777. Hardcover. Scarce. Déjean's treatise on odors was originally published in 1764, following his earlier work on distillation. This new edition discusses the use of herbs, flowers, spices, and more to create such products as perfumes, cosmetics, creams, and bath products. The treatise is filled with hundreds of recipes using specific ingredients for making these products. Bound in contemporary full leather with elaborate gilt work to spine and title label. Cracks to joints but text block solid. Marbled endpapers. Interior pages generally clean, with early bookworm damage as is typical of the period. early owner wrote notes in ink on the rear free endpapers. Very good. Measures 4 x 6.5 inches. In French. 492 pages. FRENCH/111419. Very Good.
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Paris: Sequoia-Elsevier, (1967). Paperback. 8vo. White illustrated stiff paper wraps with red and black title to front wrapper and red title to spine. Minor bubbling to laminate on hinges of wrappers. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout in both black and white and color. Index, 144 pages. IND/102319. Very Good.