A Dictionary of Colour: A Lexicon of the Language of Colour

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Thorogood, 2003 - Art - 520 pages
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"This comprehensive resource explores every aspect of color and its many applications across the disciplines and through the ages. With more than 4,100 entries, this dictionary explores the language of color from historical, design, language, symbolic, literary, and commercial perspectives. Appendixes include adjectives of color, more than 1,000 colors arranged according to color groupings, and color phrases such as blue funk and scream blue murder. This unusual reference will appeal to writers, designers, artists and illustrators, art critics, decorators, and language enthusiasts."

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Contents

Introduction
1
Colour phrases
433
The colours in alphabetical order
455
The colours in colour order
480
Adjectives of colour
505
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About the author (2003)

Ian Paterson is a successful commercial lawyer and author. He has pursued a lifelong interest in dictionaries and color in its various work forms and applications.

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