Field’s Chromatography; Or, Treatise On Colours And Pigments As Used By Artists.
Winsor and Newton, 38, Rathbone Place.
[n.d. but c. 1869]
An entirely new and practical edition; revised, rewritten, and brought down to the present time. by thomas w. salter, f.c.s. [at head of title:] salter's edition.
8vo. 6 x 8.5 inches. [viii] + 435 +  pp. Title page in red and black. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with gilt block of publisher's device on front board. Extremities worn and lower right hand edge stained throughout; otherwise a very good copy. 1876 signature on first free endpaper. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. Detailed account of the colours and pigments and their properties then in use. Extensively revised version of Chromatography by George Field (1777?-1854), published 1835. Published by Winsor and Newton, artists' colour makers, founded in London in 1832 in Rathbone Place, a location where painters like Constable and other colourmen were already established. The firm still supplies artists' materials today.
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