Title: Soap Bubbles: Their Colors and the Forces Which Mould Them
Charles V. Boys
Dover Publications, Inc., NY
This book was originally printed in 1902, and a second edition came out in 1916. Its lengthy subtitle is "Being the substance of many lectures delivered to juvenile and popular audiences with the addition of several new and original sections." The current softcover is dated 1959.
Chapters include: The Elastic Skin of Liquids, Capillary Attraction, Pouring Oil on Troubled Water, Soap Films, A Water Telephone, Experiments with Soap Bubbles, Out-of-Door Bubbles, The Colour and Thickness of Bubbles, and Practical Hints, among others. It also has 83 interesting black and white illustrations.