Colour And Colour Theories.




Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, and Co. Ltd






(international library of psychology philosophy and scientific method).

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. xv + 287 + [1] pp. + [15] + [1] 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.

[Stock No. 26977]

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