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On a journey that takes her from Afghanistan, to the Australian outback, to ancient caves in China, and the saffron harvest in Spain, Victoria Finlay gives an account of the history of colour. Part travelogue, part narrative history, this volume unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow, and reveals how paints came to be invented, discovered, traded and used. This account remembers a time when red paint was really the colour of blood, when orange was the poison pigment, blue as expensive as gold, and yellow made ...

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Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox 2006, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340936405

Paperback

Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox 2003, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340733295

Mass-market paperback

Colour: Travels through the Paintbox 2002, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340826324

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Trade paperback

Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox 2002, Sceptre

ISBN-13: 9780340733288

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