The Rarest Blue

Author: Baruch Sterman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692890035
Size: 27.80 MB
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But had an unscrupulous chemist deceived them? In this richly illustrated book, Baruch Sterman brilliantly recounts the amazing story of this sacred dye that changed the color of history.

A Perfect Red

Author: Amy Butler Greenfield
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448111331
Size: 45.72 MB
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A Perfect Red recounts the colourful history of cochineal, a legendary red dye that was once one of the world's most precious commodities.

Mauve

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1786892790
Size: 30.49 MB
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From the fetching ribbons soon tying back the hair on every fashionable head in London, to the laboratories in which scientists first scrutinized the human chromosome under the microscope, leading all the way to the development of modern ...

Cochineal Red

Author: Elena Phipps
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588393615
Size: 49.52 MB
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" "This book discusses the origin of the red colorant derived from the insect cochineal, its early use in Precolumbian ritual textiles from Mexico and Peru, and the spread of the American dyestuff through cultural interchange following the ...

5 Gallon Bucket Book

Author: Chris Peterson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760347891
Size: 26.93 MB
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For anyone who doesn't already have fifteen of them cluttering up the garage, 5-Gallon Bucket Book also offers advice on where to get cheap and free buckets, and how to tell if a bucket is safe to use for food.

A Red Like No Other

Author: Carmella Padilla
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
ISBN: 0847846431
Size: 17.40 MB
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The captivating story of the pursuit of the most powerful color. A global symbol of power, wealth, mystery, and sexuality, red has seduced viewers and inspired artists for millennia.

The Brilliant History Of Color In Art

Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064290
Size: 56.43 MB
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Her rich narrative is illustrated in full color throughout with 166 major works of art—most from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Readers of this book will revel in a treasure trove of fun-filled facts and anecdotes.

Jewish Literacy Revised Ed

Author: Joseph Telushkin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062046047
Size: 28.12 MB
Format: PDF
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How does one begin to answer so extensive a question? In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, in the largest sense.

Blue

Author: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452149240
Size: 70.76 MB
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Blue, the world's favorite color, is elegantly showcased in more than 200 artworks from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.