The Color Compendium

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

ISBN: 0442003781