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Soviet Color Guide

Rukovodstvo po tsvetovedeniiu [A guide to the study of color].

Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe nauchno-tekhnicheskoe izdatel'stvo Ministerstva legkoi promyshlennosti SSSR, 1956. Octavo (23 × XX cm). Original pebbled cloth-covered card portfolio, housing 46 pp. text pamphlet, and 25 leaves of plates.

The work seeks to present "foundational information about the study of color and to uncover and explain the most important aspects and principles of the use of color as related to the needs of artists, colorists, weavers and other designers of textile products and other artifacts." It is intended equally for industrial designers and artists and decorators. The enclosed plates show various ranges of colors and their ordered relationships.

Scarce; as of June 2021, KVK and OCLC only show one copy in North America.

Book ID: 51348

Price: $550.00