A BATSFORD CENTURY.
First edition. Record of one hundred years of publishing and bookselling. Jacket worn with pieces missing.
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First edition, limited to 711 numbered copies. With seventy-eight fold-out plates reproducing watermarks and over 300 figures in the text. Some of the plates are in color. Bidwell, in his article entitled "Paper and Papermaking: 100 Sources," says that this book "with its de luxe format and abundant facsimile documentation, ... rivals the Dard Hunter productions." Paper covering at top and bottom of spine of volume two chipped away.