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Scent and subversion : decoding a century of provocative perfume

Author: Barbara Herman
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An intriguing look at vintage perfume's powerful past, including reviews of more than 300 scents, with stunning period advertisements throughout"--
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Herman
ISBN: 9780762784387 0762784385
OCLC Number: 830367045
Description: 281 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Our chemical romance: why the perfumed life is worth living --
Twentieth-century perfume profiles --
The future of scent and subversion.
Responsibility: Barbara Herman.

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"I believe that the effective use of perfume is a vital stepping stone in the art of creating glamour, and I've always sought out rare and distinctive perfumes. In Scent & Subversion, Barbara Herman Read more...

 
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