LOVIBOND, Joseph W. Measurement of light and colour sensations. A new method of investigating the phenomena of light and colour by means of the selective absorption in coloured glass, graded into scales of equivalent colour value. 132 pp. Illustrated with 13 text illustrations, 23 tables, 9 colour charts and 13 colour printed plates. 8vo., bound in publisher's decorated gray cloth. London: George Gill & Sons, .
First Edition. Lovibond here illustrates and describes his "Tintometer." His work was basically directed toward the production of reliable colour standards for manufacturing and scientific purposes, as well as the better understanding of colour perception and vision. He worked out of The Colour Laboratories, Salisbury, Wilts.
Duncan, Bib of glass, 8111 (Duncan lists a total of 6 books or articles by Lovibond). Not in the Birren Collection.
Item nr. 142456