Introducing:


The Colour of Desire
by Bettina Forget
Did you know that in Renaissance Europe commoners weren't allowed to wear red cloth? Or that the colour 'cobalt' was named after 'Kobolds', the sneaky trolls which miners suspected hid in the cobalt-zinc oxide mines? Read about the history of your favourite colour, from the first use of ocre by ancient tribesmen to William Perkin's "discovery" of mauve and the first synthetic colours.

A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the ...

ISBN:0060522763

publisher:2006-05-01

Release Date : 2006-05-01


Blue: The History of a Color.

ISBN:0691090505

publisher:2001-10-01

Release Date : 2001-10-01


Black: The History of a Color

ISBN:069113930X

publisher:2008-10-27

Release Date : 2008-10-27


Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World

ISBN:0393323137

publisher:2002-05-17

Release Date : 2002-05-17


Color: A Natural History of the Palette

ISBN:0812971426

publisher:2003-12-30

Release Date : 2003-12-30


Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color

ISBN:0226036286

publisher:2003-04-15

Release Date : 2003-04-15


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