INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF COLOUR PHENOMENA
Lovibond, Joseph W.
Explaining a New theory of Colour Based Entirely on Experimental Facts with Applications to Scientific and Industrial Investigations. Illustrated by Diagrams and Plates Coloured by Hand
Well-illustrated with eight hand-colored plates and several charts and figures in the text. Lovibond's theory and system of color won silver and bronze medals at the St. Louis Exposition of 1904. Photographs of these medals makeup the frontispiece. Embossed stamp of a previous owner on the title page. Spine faded, boards lightly worn. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson.
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by Rogers, Bruce
First edition, one of the 199 numbered copies signed by Rogers constituting the large-paper edition. The large-paper copy is in a different binding than the trade edition and contains four decorations in color, all executed by Rogers. It also features one of Rogers' printer's marks engraved and printed by Allen Lewis, a frontispiece portrait and numerious illustrations. A beautifully produced book with many examples of typography in different colors, this volume is a study in book design and printing by one of the best American designers of the 20th century. Publisher's slip tipped-in. Also present is the four page prospectus to this book which encloses a four page facsimile printing from the book. Also present is the well printed "A Luncheon to Mr. Bruce Rogers" staged to honor him and his fellow craftsmen for producing this book. Also present is a four page brochure issued by Hurlbut Paper Company touting the fact that they made the paper for this book. Also present is an A.N.s. by Rogers dated 1947. Beautifully preserved copy of an important book.