An excellent, book on the past developments and science behind the use of Natural Dyes and their fastness.  This book captures the realisation on the limitations of plant dyes, and the journey into thinking about mordants, dye stabilisation and new chemical appraoches to the use of natural dyes for colouration.


This book, "History of the Development of Fast Dyeing and Dyes" is published from A Lecture delivered before The Royal Society of Arts on Wednesday 20th February 1929 by James Morton.


Published by Edinburgh University Press 1929.

Fast Dyeing & Dyes - James Morton, 1929


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