Colour And Colour Theories.
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, and Co. Ltd
(international library of psychology philosophy and scientific method).
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. xv + 287 +  pp. +  +  publisher's series catalogue. Bound in black cloth, gilt, with gilt series block at foot of spine. A little wear to extremities and foxing largely confined to preliminaries and margins; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 9 colour plates, including frontispiece and by 25 text figures. A study of colour vision and perception. Christine Ladd-Franklin (1847-1930), US academic, psychologist and mathematician, developed her theory of colour vision based on evolution in three stages, black and white, blue-yellow and red-green (illustrated in frontispiece), which also explained colour blindness. The appendices include articles by other writers and an explanation of the colour plates. First edition of a major contribution to the psychology of colour vision based on evolution, frequently reprinted.
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