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Principles of Light and Color - Edwin Babbitt

Principles of Light and Color - Edwin Babbitt

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Published by Robert Bayer
A merging of science and art and spiritual truths on the Essence of Light, very original work.
A merging of science and art and spiritual truths on the Essence of Light, very original work.

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Published by: Robert Bayer on Aug 11, 2010
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The
PRINCIPLES of LIGHT and COLOR:
INCLUDING AMONG OTHER THINGS
THE HARMONIC LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE,THE ETHERIO-ATOMIC PHILOSOPHY OF FORCE,CHROMO CHEMISTRY, CHROMO THERAPEUTICS, AND THE GENERAL PHILOSOPHY OF T I-IH E FINE FORCES,TOGETHER WITH NUMEROUS DISCOVERIES AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS.
By Edwin D. Babbitt
ILLUSTRATED BY 204 EXCELLENT
PHOTOGRAPHS,
BESIDES FOUR SUPERBCOLORED PLATES PRINTED
ON SEVEN
PLATES
EACH.
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"Study the Light; attempt the high; Seek out 
 
Thy Soul's bright path." 
 
Bailey.
NEW YORK:
BABBITT
&
CO.,
SCIENCE HALL
OF 141 EIGHTH STREET.
1878
 
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CONTENTS. 
Preface (p. 12)Chapter First ― Harmonic Laws of the Universe (p. 14)
I.LightII.Nature our GuideIII.UnityIV.DiversityV.HarmonyVI.Gradation or ProgressionVII.Contrast
VIII.
Harmony of AnalogyIX.Violent Contrasts contrary to Nature’s General LawsX.Nature’s Unrestricted Growth never DiscordantXI.All Unrestricted Growth Exemplifies Moral PerfectionXII.The Law of PerfectionXIII.Adaptation or FitnessXIV.TruthXV.Refinement of MaterialXVI.Gradation of InstrumentalitiesXVII.Division of ColorsXVIII.Triad of Primary ColorsXIX.Triad of Secondary ColorsXX.Triad of Anachromatic ColorsXXI.Triad of Primary GraysXXII.Triad of Secondary GraysXXIII.Trinal Division of Tints and ShadesXXIV.Trinal Division of Hues
XXV.
Nomenclature of Colors
XXVI.
Triad of Colors, Tones, and FormsXXVII.Harmony of Gradation in ColorsXXVIII.Gradation of Color in the SpectrumXXIX.Harmony of Contrasts in Colo
XXX.
Harmonic Colors in ArchitectureXXXI.Colors in DressXXXII.Colors in FloricultureXXXIII.Synopsis of Harmonic Laws
Chapter Second ― Insufficiency of the Present Theories of Light and Force (p.84)
I.Science and Philosophy should be CombinedII.Basic Principles not yet Reached CohesionIII.Chemical AffinityIV.ElectricityV.GravitationVI.Physiology and PsychologyVII.Light and ColoVIII.Colors must be Formulated by Law
IX.
How is Light Projected so far?X.How can Chromatic Phenomena be Explained?XI.Chemical and Therapeutical Properties of Color XII.Shadow is an EntityXIII.Correct Science Requires a Knowledge of Atoms
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