Color : a natural history of the palette / Victoria Finlay.

Other titles
  • Colour
  • Color
  • New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks 2004
Physical description
xii, 448 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) ; 21 cm
  • 9780812971422 (pbk.)
  • Originally published: as Colour. London: Sceptre, 2002.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • specialized
  • Specialized.
  • Bibliography
  • cartographic image
  • Illustrated
  • still image
  • text
  • English


  • Part travelogue, part narrative history, this text lifts the lid on the historical palette and unearths a wealth of stories about the quest for colours, and our efforts to understand them.

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University of the Arts, London: Central Saint Martins, Main collection 752 FIN
Cardiff University Libraries: Arts & Social Studies Library: 2 week ND1488.F4
Coventry University: Floor 1 535.609
University of Dundee: Duncan of Jordanstone 535.609 FIN
University of Dundee: Duncan of Jordanstone 709.4 FIN
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Art & Architecture Library (SHORT LOAN) ND1488 Fin.
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Main Library (HUB SHORT LOAN) - Ground floor ND1488 Fin.
Royal Academy of Arts: Royal Academy of Arts Library TeC SL 8°
University of Sunderland: Murray Library 752 FIN 28 Day Loan