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Preface by Alphonse Kar, Brussels, Muquardt - P., Dentu - London. Chapman and Hall. sd (1870), in-8 °, XV pp. 431. Publisher's binding, full red cardboard, adorned with a gilded plaque, title engraved in relief on the upper plate.

First edition more complete than the English edition, published in 1865 under the title: The Book of Perumes. Due to the famous perfumer, inventor of "rimmel", the first industrial eyelash shadow, this fundamental work traces the history of perfumes in all civilizations from antiquity to the publication of the book. It is teeming with precious historical, technical and anecdotal details. What was worth to him to be largely "looted ... Note that here Rimmel abstains from making his publicity, contrary to the majority of the manuals of the time which were only a pretext to their sponsors to praise their productions Copy in good condition.


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  • AUTEUR : Eugène Rimmel

    • Préface : Alphonse  Karr
    • Illustrateurs : A. Neuville, Duhousset... Jules Cheret


    EDITEURS : C. Muquardt, Bruxelles / Dentu, Paris / Chapman, Londres

    Dépôt légal : 1870


    • Format : in-8°
    • Nombre de pages : 431
    • Reliure : reliure d'éditeur plein cartonnage rouge orné d'une plaque dorée titre gravé en relieuf sur le plat
    • Illustrations : 418 figures tirées en noir et 13 hors texte en couleurs ou sépia
    • Trois tranches dorées à l'or

    ETAT : très bon état

    TEXTE en français

    LIVRE d'occasion

  • Magnificent state of conservation. Major work in the library of a collector of perfume books.

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