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The temperamental rose : and other ways of seeing colour, Barbara Hodgson & Claudia Cohen

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The temperamental rose : and other ways of seeing colour
Title
The temperamental rose
Title remainder
and other ways of seeing colour
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Hodgson & Claudia Cohen
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collaboration between author and book designer Barbara Hodgson, and bookbinder Claudia Cohen. The Temperamental Rose & Other Ways of Seeing Colour was borne during the collaborators' first meeting, in the summer of 2006, when they discovered mutual passions for color wheels and other systems for charting and codifying colors. Inspired by centuries of color studies, including those of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and M.-E. Chevreul, the authors reproduce existing color wheels as well as create new and fanciful ways of seeing color. An introductory essay discusses the history of color, and each of the charts is accompanied by explanatory text. There is also a bibliography and colophon."--Heavenly Monkey Web site
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CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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The temperamental rose : and other ways of seeing colour, Barbara Hodgson & Claudia Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This book was designed and set in digital Monotype Fournier by Barbara Hodgson. Franc̦oise Giovannangeli edited it. It was printed letterpress from polymer plates by David Clifford at Black Stone Press, Vancouver, on Arches Cover and BFK Rives. The watercolours used in the charts are from Winsor & Newton, Daler-Rowney, Holbein and Da Vinci. The edition is thirty numbered and five A.P. copies, each signed by the two authors. Each copy has been bound by Claudia Cohen in her Seattle studio. All hand colouring and other embellishments have been done by the authors. The six vials in each case contain fine artists' pigments from Kroma, Vancouver."--Colophon
  • Color shield in red/yellow heavy stock laid-in at p. 32, corresponding to the example of Robert Ridgway's, Orange--Green--Violet
  • "The first eight copies contain an original trial piece for a page that did not make it into the final book."--Letterpress guard page following colophon and preceeding leaf with illustration, "after Charles Blaine Grammaire des arts du dessin, 1870."
  • Black leather diaper-patterned embossed binding embellished with multi-colored geometric shapes on front and back boards. Spine is red leather with title embossed in gold. Issued in a clam-shell box
  • Verso of half title: Color illustration of "Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller color wheel, Die Temperamentrose, The Temperamental Rose, 1799."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 39
Contents
Color charts and wheels included are: Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), The colours of Purgatory -- Mediaeval uroscopy charts, The colours of urine and their meanings -- Philipp Otto Runge (1777-1810), The colour sphere -- Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832), Colour spiral -- George Field (1777-1854), Definitive or fundamental scale of colour -- Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850), Nomenclature of The Human Comedy -- Oliver Byrne (active 1830s to 1870s), A Euclidean colour wheel -- Michel-Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889), Simple and contrast colours -- Alphonse Bertillon (1854-1914), Notation of the color of the eyes -- Alfred G. Mayer (1868-1922), Color mimicry -- A silk merchant's colour thread card -- Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), Vowels, 1871 -- Robert Ridgway (1850-1929), Orange-green-violet -- Wilhelm Ostwald (1853-1932), Chromatic and achromatic standards -- The colour of currency -- After Charles Blane, Grammaire des arts du dessin 1870
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
39, [1] p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Michael R. Thompson (California Antiquarian Book Fair);
Note
  • Biomed's copy is no. 4.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: no. 20 of an edition of 30 numbered and five A.P. copies, each signed by the two authors. Purchase, Byzantium Books, 2008.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213417052
  • ucoclc213417052
Label
The temperamental rose : and other ways of seeing colour, Barbara Hodgson & Claudia Cohen
Publication
Note
  • "This book was designed and set in digital Monotype Fournier by Barbara Hodgson. Franc̦oise Giovannangeli edited it. It was printed letterpress from polymer plates by David Clifford at Black Stone Press, Vancouver, on Arches Cover and BFK Rives. The watercolours used in the charts are from Winsor & Newton, Daler-Rowney, Holbein and Da Vinci. The edition is thirty numbered and five A.P. copies, each signed by the two authors. Each copy has been bound by Claudia Cohen in her Seattle studio. All hand colouring and other embellishments have been done by the authors. The six vials in each case contain fine artists' pigments from Kroma, Vancouver."--Colophon
  • Color shield in red/yellow heavy stock laid-in at p. 32, corresponding to the example of Robert Ridgway's, Orange--Green--Violet
  • "The first eight copies contain an original trial piece for a page that did not make it into the final book."--Letterpress guard page following colophon and preceeding leaf with illustration, "after Charles Blaine Grammaire des arts du dessin, 1870."
  • Black leather diaper-patterned embossed binding embellished with multi-colored geometric shapes on front and back boards. Spine is red leather with title embossed in gold. Issued in a clam-shell box
  • Verso of half title: Color illustration of "Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller color wheel, Die Temperamentrose, The Temperamental Rose, 1799."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 39
Contents
Color charts and wheels included are: Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), The colours of Purgatory -- Mediaeval uroscopy charts, The colours of urine and their meanings -- Philipp Otto Runge (1777-1810), The colour sphere -- Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832), Colour spiral -- George Field (1777-1854), Definitive or fundamental scale of colour -- Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850), Nomenclature of The Human Comedy -- Oliver Byrne (active 1830s to 1870s), A Euclidean colour wheel -- Michel-Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889), Simple and contrast colours -- Alphonse Bertillon (1854-1914), Notation of the color of the eyes -- Alfred G. Mayer (1868-1922), Color mimicry -- A silk merchant's colour thread card -- Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), Vowels, 1871 -- Robert Ridgway (1850-1929), Orange-green-violet -- Wilhelm Ostwald (1853-1932), Chromatic and achromatic standards -- The colour of currency -- After Charles Blane, Grammaire des arts du dessin 1870
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
39, [1] p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Michael R. Thompson (California Antiquarian Book Fair);
Note
  • Biomed's copy is no. 4.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: no. 20 of an edition of 30 numbered and five A.P. copies, each signed by the two authors. Purchase, Byzantium Books, 2008.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213417052
  • ucoclc213417052

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