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Indigo

£50.00

Product description

Indigo is the compelling story of the world's oldest, most magical and best-loved dye. Produced from plants by a process akin to alchemy, indigo has a unique chemistry that renders it compatible with every type of natural fibre. What is more, it was in the past combined with other natural dyes to create an astonishing range of colours now only produced by synthetic substitutes. It is hard to imagine today the incredible impact that indigo must have had on the many civilisations that discovered its potential.

With 150 colour and 50 black-and-white illustrations.

There is slight shelf wear to the covers of the book. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Balfour-Paul, Jenny
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
11" by 8.5"
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0714125504
ISBN-13:
9780714125503
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
British Museum
Title:
Indigo

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Indigo is the compelling story of the world's oldest, most magical and best-loved dye. Produced from plants by a process akin to alchemy, indigo has a unique chemistry that renders it compatible with every type of natural fibre. What is more, it was in the past combined with other natural dyes to create an astonishing range of colours now only produced by synthetic substitutes. It is hard to imagine today the incredible impact that indigo must have had on the many civilisations that discovered its potential.

With 150 colour and 50 black-and-white illustrations.

There is slight shelf wear to the covers of the book. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition throughout.

Author(s):
Balfour-Paul, Jenny
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
11" by 8.5"
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0714125504
ISBN-13:
9780714125503
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
British Museum
Title:
Indigo

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This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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Outside Europe: £15.00

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