VIGNETTES, AN ECLECTIC ASSEMBLAGE OF ANECDOTES ABOUT PAPERMAKING.
- Newtown, PA : Bird & Bull Press 1999
- large 4to.
- cloth with leather spine label, in special cloth solander case with leather spine.
- 72, (5) pages, with additional pages of color illustrations.
- Order Nr. 56850
- Price: $ 400.00
Limited to 150 numbered copies printed at the Bird & Bull Press. Includes chapters on Bird & Bull Incunabula, 19th-Century Security Papers, Lessing J. Rosenwald, Numismata Typographica, Farewell to Papermaking, A History of Die Cutting, The Wurzburg Lithography and more. Includes a tipped-in sample of the first Bird & Bull handmade paper (1958). The portfolio case includes two removable cylinder seal impressions. These clay impressions, attributions to the article "Better Late Than Never," bear images of people and inscriptions from ancient cylinder seals in Babylonia. Full of illustrations in both black and white and color, many tipped-in. Text in Ehrhardt types on Arches Mouldmade paper. Several pages printed in two colors. Prospectus inserted.
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Limited to 250 numbered copies (Harrop 24). Printed in Bembo with Perpetua titling on Japanese vellum. Printing in black and red. With the first three words of the title wood-engraved along with 41 wood-engravings in the text by Blair Hughes-Stanton. Some rubbing of covers. Spine shows fading. Slipcase is broken but present and has part of backstrip missing.