Published January 2005
by Gareth Stevens Publishing .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||24|
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Smell of Books™ is compatible with a wide range of e-reading devices and e-book formats and is % DRM-compatible. Whether you read your e-books on a Kindle or a smartphone using your favorite reading app, Smell of Books™ brings back that real book smell you miss so much. In most dictionaries, musty is not a word with particularly pleasant connotations, while the smell of books is one that has pleasant associations for me. You can say that books are redolent of paper and ink, or you can simply refer to that "old book smell.". This article has some insight on why old books smell the way they do. An odour of a book is a complex mixture of odorous volatiles. SMELL ME!: An informative book about animals and their noses (NatureCulture Series 1)3/5(1). Without knowing what they were smelling, participants overwhelmingly described the smell of books as being like chocolate. The second most common scent was coffee. According to the researchers, aging paper has some of the same chemical compounds (A.K.A. VOCs) as .