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All the great scents since the launch of Guerlain’s Jicky in 1889 to Mugler’s Angel in 1992, this book tells the story of some of the world’s most famous fragrances. Edwards’s passion for the subject makes this more a great read than just a reference book. Information value: Outstanding. Everyone will find the story of the creation, name and design of one of their favourite scents, including Chanel No 5, Tabu, Joy, Nuit de Nol and Opium. A invaluable reference tool for anybody in the fashion or beauty industry. An exhaustive work, starting with the birth of modern perfumery in the late 1880’s, and extending into the late 1990’s.

Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. Black cloth boards with fuchsia titles. Published by Michael Edwards in association with HM Editions, France. 295 pages. Foreword by Edmond Roudnitska.  The dust jacket shows only the most minor wear to corners and edges, otherwise fine. A scarce and sought after work on the subject.

Bookseller Inventory # 23439

Perfume Legends: French Feminine Fragrances
Edwards, Michael

Publisher: HM Editions
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition

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