BRIGHT EARTH. THE INVENTION OF COLOUR.
London. Viking, 2001., All about colour, its history, origins, alchemy, the dyes, different pigments, hues, ingredients and chemistry. The artists favourite colours, and how they prepared their paints. 434 pages including chapter notes. 66 colour illustrations on 24 pages, & 16 b./w. within text. 9½" x 6¼". Near fine, no inscription, but something like tea or coffee has splashed down side edge of book, mainly on top back corner. Although this is clearly visible, it hasn't affected the pages or plates, the book is still lovely. D./w. is near fine,priced £18.99. ISBN 0670893463 2001
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