The Color Compendium written by Augustine Hope and Margaret Walch is the first comprehensive, illustrated encyclopedia entirely devoted to color. This extraordinary reference covers the full range of color-related subjects, including their scientific, technical, artistic, and historical aspects.
The Color Compendium features:
An A to Z encyclopedia, extensively cross-referenced for easy access to all information
A section of color systems, explaining their development and use
Sections on color communication and symbolism
Biographies of leading historical and contemporary color theorists, and commentaries on their ideas
A fully illustrated section of historic and twentieth century palettes and their source artifacts