Saturday, November 1, 2008

1941 Vintage Perfume Book Find







I was delighted to discover this lovely vintage book in my home while tidying up. I think it might have belonged to one of my grandparents or one of my aunts. I had completely forgotten it was on the shelf.

The full title is 'Perfumes, Cosmetics and Soaps with Special Reference to Synthetics by William A. Poucher - Volume One Being A Dictionary of Raw Materials Together With An Account of the Nomenclature of Synthetics'. 

It was originally printed in 1923, and this is the 1941 Fifth Edition. I think there might be a Volume II as well.

(Photos copyright Amanda Jones, 2008. All rights reserved.)

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