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Davidoff Adventure Perfume - Fronted by Actor Ewan Mcgregor


Coco Chanel once said: "No elegance is possible without perfume.  It's the unseen, unforgettable,

ultimate accessory."




Ackerman, Diane. A Natural History of the Senses, 1990.

Aftel, Mandy. Essences & Alchemy - A Book of Perfume, 2001.

Arctander, Steffen. Perfume & Flavor Materials Of Natural Origin. 1960.

Arctander, Steffen. Perfume & Flavor Chemicals, Volumes # 1 & 2.

Bailey, L.J. Hortus, A Dictionary Of Horticulture Of North America. 1935.

Bedoukian, Paul Dr. Perfumery & Flavoring Synthetics.

Bedoukian, Paul Dr. Perfumery & Flavoring Materials, Articles, 1945 - 1992.

Bedoukian Research. Distinctive Perfume & Flavor Ingredients.

Black, Penny. The Book Of Potpourri, Fragrant Flower Mixes For The Home.

Burfield, Tony. The Adulteration of Essential Oils, Globalnet.co.uk, London, 2003.

Burr, Chandler. The Emperor of Scent, A Story of Perfume, & Obsession. 2002.

Burr, Chandler. The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Scenes of the Perfume Industry in Paris & N.Y. 2008

Bush Boake & Allen, Inc. Aroma & Terpene Products.

Calkin, Robert R. Perfumery Practice & Principles.

Chanel Parfums, The Story of Coco Chanel, 1999.

Clifford, Frank S. Romance Of Perfume Lands. 1881.

Cola, Felix. Book of Perfumery. 1947

Dana, Star W. How To Know The Wild Flowers. 1995.

Dictionary,  The American Heritage Dictionary Of The English Language, 1971.

Dictionary, Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged.

Donato, Giuseppe & Siefried Monique. The Fragrant Past: Perfumes of Cleopatra and Julius Ceasar 1995.

Dorland, Gabrielle J. Scents Appeal.

Dorland, Rogers. The Fragrance & Flavor Industry. 1971.

Dragoco. World Class Flavor Ingredients.

Duff, Gail. Natural Fragrances, Outdoor Scents For Indoor Use.

Edwards, Michael. Perfume Legends: French Feminine Fragrances, 1998.

Fabulous Fragrances II, A Guide to Prestige and Perfume For Women & Men, 2001.

Firmenich, Inc. Chemicals & Specialties.

Fragrance Foundation. Fragrance & Olfactory Dictionary & Directory. 1981.

Fragrance Foundation. The History, The Mystery, The Enjoyment of Fragrance.

Fragrance Profiles. Allured Publishers.

French Society Of Perfumers. Fragrance Classification Des Perfumes.

Gaborit, Jean-Yves. Perfumes - The Essences and Their Bottles. 1988.

Gaines, Ann. Coco Chanel. 2004.

Genders, Roy. Perfume Through The Ages. 1972.

Gilchrist, Cherry. The Elements Of Alchemy.

Givaudan Fragrance Corporation. Fragrance Ingredients.

Google Search Engine. Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California

Grant, Junius. Hackh's Chemical Dictionary. 1944.

Groom, Nigel. The Perfume Handbook.

Gunther, Ernest Dr. The Essential Oils. Volumes # 1 & 2.

Haarmann & Reimer. Aroma Chemicals & Specialty Scents.

The H & R Books Of Perfume

    # 1 The H & R Book Of Perfume.

    # 2 Guide To Fragrance Ingredients.

    # 3 Fragrance Guide.

Healy, Orla. Coty - The Brand of Visionary. 2004.

Hiscox, Gardner D. Henley's Twentieth Century Formulas, Recipes, & Processes. 1924.

International Flavors & Fragrances. Perfumers Compendium.

Irvine, Susan. Perfume - The Creation and Allure of Classic Fragrances. 1995.

Jessee, Jill. The Perfume Album. 1972.

Lawless, Julia. The Encyclopedia Of Essential Oils.

Lawrence, Brian Dr. The Journals Of Essential Oil Research. Volumes # 1 - 4.

Maron, Jan. Fabulous Fragrances II: A Guide to Prestige Perfumes for Men & Women. 2000.

Material Safety Data Sheets.

Mauer, Edward S. Perfumes & Their Production. 1958.

Miller, Alan R. The Magical & Ritual Use Of Aphrodisiacs.

Miller, Alan & Iona. The Magical & Ritual Use Of Herbs.

Miller, Alan & Iona. The Magical & Ritual Use Of Perfumes.

Moldenke, Harold & Alma. Plants Of The Bible. 1952.

Moran, Jan. Fabulous Fragrances - The Women's Guide To Prestige Perfumes. 1994.

Morris, Edwin T. The Story Of Perfume From Cleopatra To Chanel. 1984

Muller, Lamporsky. Perfume, Art, Science & Technology.

Naves, Mazuyer. Natural Perfume Materials. 1947.

Newman, Cathy, Kendrick Rob. The Art & Science of Scent. 1999.

Pickles, Sheila. Penhaligon's Scented Treasury Of Verse & Pose.

Pickles, Sheila. A Victorian Posy.

Pickles, Sheila. The Language of Flowers.

PFW Aroma Chemicals. Aroma Chemicals.

Poucher, W.A. Perfumes, Cosmetics & Soaps. Volumes # 1 - 3.

Quest International. A Compendium of Fragrance Ingredients.

Rimelle, Eugene. Book Of Perfumes. 1865.

Robertet. Natural Ingredients.

Scent, by Visionaire Publishing 2004.

Schab, Frank R. & Crowder, Robert G. Memory For Odors. 1995.

Swarthout, Doris. An Age Of Flowers, Sense & Sentiment In Victorian America.

Takasago. Aroma Chemical Compendium.

Theimer, Ernst T. Fragrance Chemistry, The Science Of The Sense Of Smell.

Thompson, C.J.S. The Mystery & Romance Of Alchemy & Pharmacy. 1932.

Thompson, C.J.S. The Mystery & Lure Of Perfume. 1927.

Todd, Pamela. Forget-Me-Not, A Floral Treasury, Sentiments & Plant Lore.

Toller, Dodd. Perfumery, The Psychology & Biology Of Fragrance.

Turin, Luca, Tania Sanchez.  Perfumes: The Guide. 2008

Turin, Luca.  The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume & the Science of Scent. 2006

Verill, Hyatt A. Perfumes & Spices, History & Soaps, Preparation. 1940.

Worwood, Valerie A. The Complete Book Of Essential Oils On Aromatherapy.


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