The Laws Of Contrast Of Colour: And Their Application To The Arts Of Painting, Decoration Of Buildings, Mosaic Work, Tapestry And Carpet Weaving, Calico Printing, Dress, Paper Staining, Printing, Military Clothing, Illumination, Landscape, And Flower Gardening etc

Chevreul, M E


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Published by Routledge, Warne and Routledge, London, UK. Date: 1861. New (third) edition, with illustrations printed in colours. Size: 11.4cm x 17cm. pp. xvi + 243. Original green cloth, richly gilt to the spine and front board. Binding very nice and tight. Hinges very firm. Cloth very bright and clean. Neat contemporary ink name to front free endpaper. Neat pencil name of R J Hayhurst with his note: ‘Colour printed by Edmund Evans’. Occasional slight foxing. Slight offsetting of the frontispiece plate to the title page. Pages very nice and clean. Tissue-guarded colour plates in fine condition. Very minor creasing to the cloth with no fraying. A very near fine, tight, bright, clean copy of this classic work in exceptional condition and the best copy that we have ever handled.