EXHIBITION OF BOOKS ON PAPERMAKING, A SELECTION OF BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEONARD B. SCHLOSSER.
Taylor B1. One of 300 copies. This was the first commissioned work done for another institution by Henry Morris at his Bird & Bull Press. The printed cover design is repeated on a second sheet of salmon colored paper as a watermark. The catalogue describes 75 landmark books on papermaking and is an excellent "high spot" bibliography of the field. Signed by Henry Morris and presentation from Leonard Schlosser to Ellen Shaffer, librarian of the Free Library.
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> PRIVATE PRESS & FINE PRINTING, TWENTIETH CENTURY
> UNITED STATES, PENNSYLVANIA
> BIRD & BULL PRESS
> MORRIS, HENRY
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> Schmoller, Hans, Tanya Schmoller, and Henry Morris, CHINESE DECORATED PAPERS, CHINOISERIE FOR THREE.
> Schlosser, Leonard B., A PAIR ON PAPER, TWO ESSAYS ON PAPER HISTORY AND RELATED MATTERS.
BIOGRAPHISCH-LITERARISCHES HANDWORTERBUCH ZUR GESCHICHTE ...
by Poggendorff, J.C.
Reprint of the 1863 and the 1898-1904, editions published by Johann Ambrosius Barth in Leipzig and the 1926, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940 editions published by Verlag Chemie with two bound volumes of 11 supplements published by Akademie-Verlag (bound in 2 volumes). (Sheehy EA231; Besterman 5638). The set remains the standard and indispensable work for information about the life and works of mathematicians, astronomers, physicists, chemists, mineralogists, geologists and other scientists of all nations. For each scientist, Poggendorff provides a brief bibliography of his writings, including periodical articles. This reprint covers the period 1858 to 1904. Over 140,000 references. Accompanied by the various supplements extending the set up through 1960. Ex library set with markings.