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Perfumery: Practice and Principles

Perfumery: Practice and Principles

Robert R. Calkin, J. Stephan Jellinek

ISBN: 978-0-471-58934-1

Aug 1994

304 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$223.95

Description

A text/reference regarding the structure and function of components used in perfume development and the process of developing perfumes. Covers gas chromatography, mass spectrometry and a host of other analytical techniques; the esthetics and techniques of perfume development; the manifold and ever-changing safety-related requirements of countries and customers; concerns about the environmental impact of materials and impurities which affect the perfumer's work.
Partial table of contents:

BASIC SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES.

What It Takes to Be a Perfumer.

The Student Perfumer Today.

The Technique of Smelling.

Perfumery Raw Materials.

The Floral Accords.

The Technique of Matching.

AESTHETICS AND THE FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPOSITION.

The Structure of a Perfume.

The Use of Bases.

STUDIES IN FINE FRAGRANCE.

The Descent of Perfumes.

Selected Great Perfumes.

ASPECTS OF CREATIVE PERFUMERY.

The Challenge of New Materials.

The Perfumer and the Market.

SCIENTIFIC FUNDAMENTALS.

Chemical Reactions in Perfumery.

The Physical Basis of Perfumery.

Psychophysics and Perfumery.

Appendices.

Bibliography.

Indexes.