# 41778


The science of appearances

$750.00 AUD

as formulated and taught by Max Meldrum. Arranged and edited by Russell R. Foreman. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1950. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in illustrated dustjacket (spine sunned, edge worn, chips with loss to head and foot of spine), tipped-in portrait frontispiece, a few spots of foxing to endpapers, pp. xvii; 298; extensively illustrated with colour and black and white plates, diagrams, a folding chart, and with the plastic viewing slides and folding chart in the pockets in rear endpaper, often lacking. Limited to 1000 copies (there was also a deluxe edition of 100 signed copies bound in leather).

The very rare book on colour theory by pioneer tonalist Max Meldrum, most difficult to find in good condition with all its viewing cards chart, and dustjacket. An influential teacher, one of his most well known pupils was Clarice Beckett, whom he held in high regard.