A Book of Pot Pourri: New and Old Ideas for Fragrant Flowers and Herbs Hardcover – 23 Sep 1985
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An illustrated work, "The Book of Pot-pourri" delves into the riches of scent and smell to present a bouquet of new and traditional ideas for uses of fragrant flowers and herbs. Full of information on the origin of pot-pourri, harvesting and drying, pomanders, strewing (the covering of floors with sweet-smelling plants), perfuming rooms, burning perfumes, scenting linens, sweet sleeping, scented washing waters for the body and the complexion, oils and perfumes, nosegays, toys, and papers and inks, it includes complete instructions for making all of the above as well as floral illustrations and quotations. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.