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    Remarkable Work on the
    Nature of Colors and Visual Illusions

    Josef Albers. Interaction of Color. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. An incomplete copy of Albers' and his student's fascinating color study. Cloth bound text volume of 80 pages together with a wrappered "Commentary" volume of 48 pages and 61 (out of 80) unbound numbered folders, all housed in a large slipcase. Slipcase and spines color faded. The folders contain color screen prints of geometric forms and lithographic images, some with colors juxtaposed against one another, some viewed through cut-outs or over-laid with additional papers; each arranged to produce specific visual effects.

    Some folders with paper lifts around inner margins, few with lifts into the painted backgrounds. Many with tissue guards and protective papers, some with plastic sleeves to cover adhesive residue. Folders V-5 and XXI-1 with tears, XIV-3 lacking right side artwork. Occasional smudges and light soiling. Text volume front hinge starting at upper edge. Slipcase worn and lightly frayed at edges. Very good.

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