Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. Oblong 8vo. 240 pages. Illustrations and photographs. Boards; dust jacket. A fine copy. Item #405440
FIRST EDITION. "Filled with surprising insights and astonishing details, and as playful and humorous as it is erudite, Michel Pastoureau's Green is an entertaining lesson about the way our visual perceptions are modified by culture. With carefully selected and cleverly captioned illustrations, this beautiful book will appeal to general readers as well as scholars. The writing is simple and effective, making for an easy and entertaining read" (the publisher).