1890. Item #A6149
Chevreul, M.E. The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colours, and Their Applications to the Arts. London: Bell 1890. 3rd ed. (Bohn's Scientific Library) xlvi, 465p + 12p of publisher's catalogue + 15 color pls., 1 overlay, 3 folding monochromatic pls. Good hardcover (covers soiled and faded, front hinge exposed but binding sound, some gutter margins soiled); partly unopened. Bookplate: Library of Dorfred House, Bartlett (Frederic Clay Bartlett?). ** This edition revises the translation and adds a new introduction and an index. Color as applied to "painting, interior decoration, tapestries, carpets, mosaics, coloured glazing, paper-staining, calico-printing, letterpress printing, map-colouring, dress, landscape and flower gardening, etc." Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.