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Garfield, SimonMauve : how one man invented a color that changed the world
Hardcover, ISBN 0393020053
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co., New York, 2001
Used. Octavo in color-illus DJ; 222 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm; bibliographical references (p. 203-213) and index. As New / Mint (an unread copy); VERY FINE in same DJ; No remainder marks. Signed by author in title page. Colors; Chemistry; Mauve. Dye industry -- Great Britain. Chemists -- England -- Biography. Mauve (Couleur) Colorants -- Industrie -- Grande-Bretagne. Chimistes -- Angleterre -- Biographies. Perkin, William Henry, Sir, 1838-1907. Perkin, William Henry, Sir, 1838-1907. (NOAMZ)
Owl & Company Bookshop (Calvello Books)
[United States]
Garfield, SimonMauve: How One Man Invented a Colour That Changed the World
Hardcover, ISBN 0571201970
Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, United Kingdom, 2000
Used - Near Fine. 222 pages, 8 pages of plates. The invention of the first colour to be mass-produced in a factory - an invention made by a chemist, William Perkin, at the age of 18. The impact of the new colour, and the chemistry involved in it, had fundamental effects on the development of explosives, perfume, photography, and modern medicine. Hb in dw, signed by author on title-page, a near fine copy. (BIOGRAPHY CHEMISTRY TEXTILES DYE)
Trinders' Fine Tools
[United Kingdom]

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