DSB). " /> CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène (1786-1889). <I>Des couleurs et de leurs applications aux arts industriels a l'aide des cercles chromatiques</I>. Paris: J.B. Baillière, 1864. 4° (363 x 283mm). Half title, 27 coloured engraved plates by Lamoureux after René Digeon, one folding, plates 3-27 mounted, publisher's catalogue printed on endpapers. Contemporary cloth gilt (a few small ink stains on front cover). FIRST EDITION. Chevreul's "colour studies made him one of the most influential scientists of the nineteenth century" (<I>DSB</I>). | Christie's