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The lignin, hemicellulose, and other polymers that give the wood structure break down to produce sweet, vanilla notes.
If the smeller determines that the old book smells like almonds, then that could be the result of benzaldehyde, a chemical that forms when lignin, a component of some paper pulp, degrades.
Imitation vanillin extracted from lignin or guaiacol is very standard, rather than distinct.
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