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Titles that explore the nature and the application of color in the arts. This includes anything from a good example of a paint manufacturer's chip chart to a classic such as one written on the subject by Swiss designer Johannes Itten.

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Bustanoby, Jacques Henri, How to Mix Colors, A Color Dictionary, New York, J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Co., 1935, 3rd revised edition, 12mo (7.50" x 5"), HB, multi-color "painterly" printed papered boards over lt. blue cloth at the spine; navy blue titles and on spine label. wear to extremities and a small "divet" missing from spine cloth, VG / none.

Subtitled: The Mixing of Colors With All the Guesswork Removed. A Book for Students, Artists, Show Card Writers, Dyers, Sign Painters, Printers, Painters and Decorators, showing how to obtain standard colors and popular hues. 119 pp. + 3 pp.for swatch collection and/or paint-outs of mixed combinations.

2 page color frontispiece (see our photo). A thorough documentation of proportions for mixing 127 named colors, (our favorite being "mummy brown") from an "ideal palette" of 15 oil colors and their usage.


Dying with Oil Colors
A Word to Students and Artists
Interpretation of Color
Ideal Palette
Proportions for Mixing
Proportions for Mixing (second section)
Tints and Shades
Decorating Interiors
Color Harmony for Interiors
Two, Three, Four Five and Six Color Harmony
Legibility of Color Combinations
Index of Colors
Chart for Colors (diagram - not in color)
Practical Color Mixtures for Painters and Decorators    [Book ID # 1643]


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