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8 edition of Smell found in the catalog.


the secret seducer

by P. A. Vroon

  • 68 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in New York .
Written in English

  • Smell -- Physiological aspects,
  • Smell -- Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-226).

    StatementPiet Vroon ; with Anton van Amerongen and Hans de Vries ; translated from the Dutch by Paul Vincent.
    ContributionsAmerongen, Anton van, 1959-, Vries, Hans de, 1949-
    LC ClassificationsQP458 .V757 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL657189M
    ISBN 100374257043
    LC Control Number97002299

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Researchers at University College London’s Institute for Sustainable Heritage conducted an experiment asking how participants felt about a number of different aromas.

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What we’re smelling is the slow death of the book, albeit over a very long period of time (paper nevertheless endures for centuries, sometimes longer), which also explains why, as a general rule, the older the book, the better the smell. Apr 28,  · In regards to new books, certain compounds like hydrogen peroxide, which is a bleaching agent, and alkyl ketene dimer, which makes the book water resistant, contribute to a book's unusual smell.

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