“On the Theory of Compound Colours, and the Relations of the Colours of the Spectrum.” Communicated by Prof. Stokes. Read March 22, 1860. In: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1860.
Maxwell, J. Clerk

Two plates. Plates foxed. Pencil numerals on verso of the title. Very good. Modern boards. The extracted paper, wit [2], pp. 57-84. (Item ID: 12090)


The definitive article by Maxwell on his theory of color vision, according to which mixtures of three primary colors are sufficient to account for all perceived hues.

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