A Dictionary of Colour: A Lexicon of the Language of Colour
By Ian Paterson
ISBN: 1854183753 Publisher: Thorogood Publishing Publication Date: 2005-04-25 Number Of Pages: 528
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.