Nearly a century before Mondrian made geometrical red, yellow and blue lines famous, 19th-century mathematician Oliver Byrne employed the color scheme for his 1847 edition of Euclid’s mathematical and geometric publication “Elements”. Byrne’s idea was to use color to make complex information more accessible and learning easier. A masterwork of art and science, with aesthetically engaging pages of forms, colors and mathematical theories. 504 pages. Dimensions: 15.2 x 5.1 x 20.3 cm (6 x 2 x 8 inches). Author: Werner Oechslin. Text in English, French and German.