RIMMEL (Eugène) "Le livre des parfums"
Superb and Rare Antique Book…
« Le livre des Parfums » by Eugenne Rimmel, preface by Alphonse Karr, Illustrations by A. de Neuville, Duhousset, Cheret, etc.
Paris, Dentu-Londres,Chapman and Hall. Paris- J. Claye, Imprimeur,7, Rue Saint-Benoit. Sans date (vers 1870).
The book was published for first time in London in 1865. it consists of 12 chapters of the history of perfume, the fundamental work of the famous perfumer Eugenne Rimmel.
The book has 421 pages,gilt edges. Beautifully illustrated with 418 drawings in the text and 12 colour plates chromolithography. Gorgeous hardcover with gilt title and arabesque motifs...
Very Good condition, usual few freckles on pages due to age.
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