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    Treasures from the Sea

    By Hedvig Landenius Enegren

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    Hardback £32.10

    Presents new research on the extraction and physical and chemical properties of, and the use and social significance of mollusc-extracted purple dyes and sea silk in textiles in Mediterranean prehistory

    CHANEL: The Art of Creating Fragrance: Flowers of the French

    By Lionel Pailles

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    Hardback Save £47.54 = £77.46

    Chanel No. 5 has been made with flowers from the same picturesque patch of land between the Alps and the Mediterranean, known as the Pegomas Valley, since the perfume was created, in 1921. Every year hundreds of pounds of flowers are cultivated, picked, and distilled, following secret traditions. For the...

    Standard Colorimetry: Definitions, Algorithms and Software

    By Claudio Oleari

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    Paperback £53.46

    Colour is a sensation and as such it is a subjective and incommunicable quantity. Colour measurement is possible because we can create a correspondence between colour sensations and the light radiations that stimulate them.

    Quantitative Sensory Analysis

    By Harry T. Lawless

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    Hardback Save £17.49 = £115.51

    This book is an in-depth and unique treatment of the quantitative basis of sensory testing, enabling scientists in the food, cosmetics and personal care product industries to gain objective insights into consumer preference data vital for informed new product development.

    Colour Design: Theories and Applications

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    his important book summarises the wealth of recent research on colour and its use in design.

    Measuring Colour

    By M. R. Pointer

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    Hardback Save £26.14 = £45.36

    This resource provides the basic facts needed to measure color. The coverage focuses on guiding principles, rather than particular instruments likely to become quickly outdated. Because color primarily occurs through individual perception, the authors present the material in the context of the properties of color vision of the human observer.

    Cosmetics: Types, Allergies & Applications

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    Hardback Save £5.79 = £76.71

    Cosmetics are substances used to enhance the appearance or odour of the human body. This book presents research data in the study of cosmetic types, allergies to and applications. It discusses topics such as: suncare products; the hazards of traditional cosmetics used in the Islamic world; occupational contact dermatitis to...

    Consumer Testing and Evaluation of Personal Care Products

    By Howard R. Moskowitz

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    Hardback £184.75

    Details the consumer-guided evaluation of personal care products. This book outlines steps used in consumer testing to steer the creation of fresh commodities, from concept evolution and formula optimizing to final selection and positioning in the marketplace. It shows how to find and create personal care products for consumers with...

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