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A Perfect Red., Greenfield, Amy Butler

Author Name    Greenfield, Amy Butler

Title   A Perfect Red.

Binding   Hardcover in DJ.

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Size   Octavo

Publisher    Harper Collins 2005.

ISBN Number    0060522755 / 9780060522759

Seller ID   1973

338 pp "Perfect Red recounts the colorful history of cochineal, a legendary red dye that was once one of the world's most precious commodities. Treasured by the ancient Mexicans, cochineal was sold in the great Aztec marketplaces, where it attracted the attention of the Spanish conquistadors in 1519. Shipped to Europe, the dye created a sensation, producing the brightest, strongest red the world had ever seen. Soon Spain's cochineal monopoly was worth a fortune."

Price = 20.00 USD

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