The Laws of Harmonious Colouring adapted to Interior Decorations with Observations on the Practice of House Painting.
HAY D.R. (1847.)
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Sixth edition. Colour frontispiece diagram of the primary, secondary and tertiary colours (a line engraving with pasted-on coloured chips). 12mo. Original brown cloth, gilt; rebacked with the old spine laid down, some mild wear to the extremities, otherwise very good. Presentation inscription to recto of the front free endpaper. ix, blank, 198, blank, 8[ads.] pp. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons,
An influential nineteenth century work on colour theory, inscribed by the author to David Roberts RA. This was the first edition to include a section on house painting and remains a useful resource to interior decorators and preservationists.
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