Essence And Alchemy

Author: Mandy Aftel
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408863561
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INTRODUCTION 1 The alchemical symbol means “essence.” 2 Paolo Rovesti,In
Search of Perfumes Lost (Venice: Blowup, 1980), p. 9. CHAPTER 1. THE SPIRIT
OF THE ALCHEMIST: A NATURAL HISTORY OF PERFUME 1 The alchemical
symbol means “coagulate.” 2 Roy Bedichek, The Sense of Smell (London:
Michael Joseph, 1960), p. 218. 3 Constance Classen, The Color of Angels (
London: Routledge, 1998), pp. 152–53. 4 Paolo Rovesti, In Search of Perfumes
Lost (Venice: ...

Essence And Alchemy

Author: Mandy Aftel
Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers
ISBN: 9781586857028
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Renowned perfumer Mandy Aftel explores the primal nature and fundamental importance of aroma in everyday life, teaching people about the nature of smell and the idea of "olfactory consciousness" in Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of ...

Fragrant

Author: Mandy Aftel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101614684
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Look out for Mandy Aftel's new book, The Art of Flavor, on sale in August! Mandy Aftel is widely acclaimed as a trailblazer in natural perfumery.

Scents And Sensibility

Author: Catherine Maxwell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198701756
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and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume (2001) and Fragrant: The Secret Life
of Scent (2014), both by the natural perfumer Mandy Aftel.” As well as citing
literary sources, Aftel appends to Essence and Alchemy an extensive
bibliography of books on smell, scent, and perfume. Reading about perfume,
whether this involves literary or specialist sources, is thus intrinsically bound up
with its appreciation, as indeed is writing. As the perfumer Karen Gilbert instructs,
'When “training your ...

Past Scents

Author: Jonathan Reinarz
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252096029
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C. Michel, “The Middle East and Asia: The Production, Transformation, and Use
of Perfumes in Ancient Mesopotamia,” in Grasse, Perfume, 58. 13. Classen et al.,
Aroma, 17. 14. Manniche, Sacred Luxuries, 7. 15. R. Genders, A History of Scent
(London: Hamish Hamilton, 1972), 28. 16. Classen et al., Aroma, 43. 17. C. M.
Woolgar, The Senses in Late Medieval England (New Haven, Conn.: Yale
University Press, 2006), 139. 18. Ibid., 128. 19. M. Aftel, Essence and Alchemy: A
Natural ...

Pan Aroma

Author: Tom Robbins
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644499411
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«Ein altes ukrainisches Sprichwort warnt: Eine Geschichte, die mit einer Roten Bete anfängt, endet mit dem Teufel.» In «Pan Aroma» lauern noch ganz andere Gefahren auf den Leser: Wohlgerüche schlagen um in infernalischen Gestank, ...

The Problem With Pleasure

Author: Laura Frost
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231526466
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According to Mandy Aftel, synthetics were “the decisive factor in making perfume
an affordable luxury for the masses” (Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of
Perfume [Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2004], 6). On the other hand, some of the
abstract and complex synthetic effects were of limited appeal. “Until World War I,”
Richard Stamelman asserts, “only a sophisticated elite was ready to accept
synthetic scents. Only later, when perfumes began to vaunt the 'art' of their
chemistry and ...

Floating Gold

Author: Christopher Kemp
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226430375
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A California—based perfumer, founder of the Natural Perfumers Guild, and the
author of Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History ofPerfume (2001), Aftel has
been credited with popularizing a modern and resur— gent style of perfumery
using only natural ingredients. “I make a tinc— ture of the ambergris, and I put it
in my perfumes,” she says. Alongside the French artisanal perfumer Francis
Kurkdjian—who charges clients more than $10,000 to create two ounces of
custom— ...

Bei Den Wilden Kerlen

Author: Dave Eggers
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 3462306707
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*Der Klassiker von Maurice Sendak als herrlich anarchischer Romanp.Bei den wilden Kerlen, der hinreißende All-Age-Roman von Dave Eggers, entstand auf Wunsch von Maurice Sendak, dem Autor des Bilderbuch-Klassikers Wo die wilden Kerle wohnen ...