Lot 94 of 361:
Munsell Book of Color trade book, 1950  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Munsell Book of Color

Author:
(Munsell Color Company)

Place:
Baltimore, MD

Publisher:
Munsell Color Company

Date:
1950

Description:

[20] pp. Illustrated with 20 displayed leaves of color chips with colors on each side. 29.3x24.5 cm (11½x8½"), leather-like vinyl folder. Opposite Hue Edition.

Early trade manual representing a selection of color samples from the Munsell Color Company, which was founded by Albert Munsell after developing his trademark color system in 1915. The system has endured to this day and remains the basis of important modern developments in color difference estimation. Originally, such manuals were intended to be used by color designers and color experts who needed to be able to identify colors on the spot.


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Condition:
Light wear, some damp staining to first blank, all pages encased in mylar; overall very good.


 
Item number:
307301
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