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Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox

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'A rare and wonderful book... I could not be more enthusiastic.' Simon Winchester 'A treasure trove of human history and obsession...the breadth of research and insight is dazzling.' Glasgow Herald Colour unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow, and reveals how paints came to be invented, discovered, traded and used. This remarkable and beautifully written book, part travelogue part narrative history, remembers a time when red paint was really the colour of blood, when orange was the poison pigment, blue as ...

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Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox
2006, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340936405

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Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox
2003, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340733295

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Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox
2002, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340733288

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Colour: Travels through the Paintbox
2002, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340826324

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