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Color theories, color order systems or treatises are often referred to by their author, listed here in parentheses after the title. These books are located in the circulating collection on the Library's 1st floor. Second copies, first editions or special editions of many titles are housed in Special Collections on the 2nd floor.
See also: Color Order Systems in Art and Science
See also: Color in a New Light, a digital collection of historic books on Color from Smithsonian Libraries.
Color harmonies (Garau)
Color ordered: a survey of color order systems from antiquity to the present (an historical survey)
Natural Color System (Swedish Colour Centre Foundation)
Primary colors: three essays (Theroux)
Secondary colors: three essays (Theroux)
Theory and Use of Color (De Grandis)
Theory of Colours (Goethe)
Treatise on Paint (Maimeri)