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Garfield, SimonMauve. How One Man Invented a Colour that Changed the World
Hardcover, ISBN 0571201970
Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd, London, 2000
Used - Fine. First edition, first impression with full number line. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, WITHOUT DEDICATION, ON TITLE PAGE. Some very slight edge wear to top of jacket and spine, slight yellowing to page block, not price clipped (£9.99), no other inscriptions, internally clean tight and square, overall a vg++ copy, looks unopened, unread. 222pp, illustrated. An artificial dye, mauve, was discovered by a 19th century chemist called William Perkin while searching for a synthetic alternative...
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