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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. 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. As New / Mint (an unread copy); VERY FINE in same DJ; No remainder marks. Signed by author in title page.;...
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 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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