Mauve

Mauve

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only.

Author: Simon Garfield

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 240


Mauve tells the story of William Perkin, a man whose father didn't want him to become a chemist, and who chemistry professor didn't want him to wreck his career in pursuit of a colour. By the age of eighteen, however, Perkin had made a discovery that would make him the richest chemist in Britain and would change the world.
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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only.

Author: Simon Garfield

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 240


Mauve tells the story of William Perkin, a man whose father didn't want him to become a chemist, and who chemistry professor didn't want him to wreck his career in pursuit of a colour. By the age of eighteen, however, Perkin had made a discovery that would make him the richest chemist in Britain and would change the world.