[COLLECTION OF 12 RELATIVELY MODERN PAPER SPECIMEN BOOKS]
Colorful display of papers. Mostly quarto in size. Includes one by Simpson, seven by Lindenmeyr, one by Weyerhaeuser, one by Curtis and two others.
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> PAPER SPECIMENS & SAMPLES, TWENTIETH CENTURY
> UNITED STATES
> SIMPSON PAPER COMPANY
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> UTOPIAN DECKLE EDGE BOOK, A RAG CONTENT PAPER, THE PAPER FOR THE PRINTER.
> Gemming, Klaus (editor), A TIME TO CELEBRATE.
PAPER & PAPER MAKING, ANCIENT AND MODERN
by Herring, Richard
Third edition. (Appleton p.90). With material on the origin of writing, materials upon which men wrote, Egyptian papyrus, James Whatman, watermarks, and the study of paper in determining forgery including a section on Ireland's fabrication of the Shakespeare MSS. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. With the Zaehnsdorf Company bookplate. Presentation on free endpaper "William Hartridge Esq with the author's kind regards." Minor spotting of front cover. Pages in back show a water stain in the lower margin.