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NATURE'S HARMONIC UNITY: A Treatise on Its - Colman, Samuel - 1912. 
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Edited by C. Arthur Coan, LL.B. With 302 illustrations by the author. The mathematical analysis by the editor. New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. First edition. A treatise on the laws governing proportional form in both nature and the arts and sciences, this well-illustrated volume amply demonstrates how a design's geometrical construction can captivate both the eye and the mind. Flowers, shells, and other natural organisms appear here, along with artistic creations, in a mathematical study of the similarity of their constructive principles. These principles, in turn, are the fundamental elements by which nature creates harmony. Colman (1832-1920), a prominent member of the Hudson River School of painters, was also a teacher and associate of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with gilt stamping. The contents are slightly shaken. Some general minor dust staining to the top edge. The spine is darkened a touch, with a bit of wear to the corners and tips; else about very good..
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