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Scent, the mysterious and essential powers of smell

Annick Le GueМЃrer

Scent, the mysterious and essential powers of smell

by Annick Le GueМЃrer

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Published by Turtle Bay Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Odors -- History.,
  • Odors -- Social aspects.,
  • Smell -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: Les pouvoirs de l"odeur.

    StatementAnnick Le Guérer ; translated from the French by Richard Miller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP458 .L4413 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1566950M
    ISBN 100394585267
    LC Control Number91051049

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