Bristol, England: Harveys of Bristol, (1970). 32mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Introduction. Color illustrations throughout. An alphabetical look at Bristol, England and the beverages produced there. notably Harvey's Bristol Cream. READ MORE about ALPHABET OF BRISTOL CREAM
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Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1983. oblong 12mo. quarter leather over marbled paper-covered boards, leather tips, later half leather, paper coverd boards clamshell box. 64 pages followed by the tipped-in samples. First edition, limited to 350 numbered copies (Heaney A37). Reprints the first American Treatise on Marbling, an account which appears in the April 1829 issue of the Journal of the Franklin Institute with additional text by Wolfe. Beautifully printed on handmade paper. Edges... READ MORE about ON IMPROVEMENTS IN MARBLING THE EDGES OF BOOKS AND PAPER, A NINETEENTH CENTURY MARBLING ACCOUNT...
Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1987. 8vo. quarter bound by E.G. Parrot in morocco and tips with leather spine label, and "snail" pattern marbled paper sides made by Wolfe especially for this edition, later clamshell box. 106 pages. Limited to 310 numbered copies and hand-printed by Henry Morris at his Bird & Bull Press on Umbria handmade paper (Heaney A43). WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND THIRTEEN ORIGINAL MARBLED SAMPLES. Wolfe has translated an unpublished manuscript... READ MORE about THREE EARLY FRENCH ESSAYS ON PAPER MARBLING, 1642-1765
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New York: The Sigma Foundation, (1991). thick 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 318, (2) pages. Non-Adhesive Binding Volume I. Second printing of the 1990 first edition. A practical manual which demonstrates basic as well as very elaborate bindings constructed without adhesives and requiring no presses or other heavy equipment. Book contains 264 drawn illustrations and 123 photo reproductions by 37 binders and book artists. READ MORE about NON-ADHESIVE BINDING
Plains, PA: Boss Dog Press, 2017. 9" x 12" quarter leather with paste-paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, slipcase. 68, (3) pages. Limited to 96 copies, of which this is one of 26 lettered and signed copies bound thus. The Bone Folder is the fifth, and most ambitious, publication of the Boss Dog Press. A letterpress edition of Ernst Collin's Der Pressbengel, translated from the original German by Peter D. Verheyen, the text is... READ MORE about THE BONE FOLDER
Storrs, CT: The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, (1987). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 72 pages. Introduction and acknowledgments, catalogue includes biographical sketches of the artists, index to artists. Essay by Mildred Archer. Color frontispiece, black and white illustrations in text. An exhibition of prints from the Max Allen and Peter Allen Collection. READ MORE about A JOURNEY TO HINDOOSTAN:GRAPHIC ART OF BRITISH INDIA 1780-1860
(Hartford, CT): The Acorn Club, The Connecticut Historical Society, (1990). 8vo. cloth, spine and front cover gilt-stamped. xxxii, 122, (6) pages. Limited to 1500 copies. Table of contents, foreword, introductory comments by the editors. checklist, names of Acorn Club members. Map. Black and white illustrations, each with descriptive text, of a number of Connecticut towns drawn by illustrator John Warner Barber (1798-1885). READ MORE about JOHN WARNER BARBER'S VIEWS OF CONNECTICUT TOWNS 1834-36
Providence: The John Carter Brown Library, 1988. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xx, 142 pages. Published in honor of the 450th anniversary of the beginning of printing in the New World, this catalogue is both a learned contribution to the history of the book and a general survey of the highlights of the earliest printing in the Americas, from Mexico to Brazil. Full bibliographical descriptions of books in the exhibition and comprehensive list of secondary... READ MORE about THE BOOK IN THE AMERICAS, THE ROLE OF BOOKS AND PRINTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURE AND...
New York, NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1940. 4to. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, slipcase. (viii), 85+(1) pages. Limited to 1950 numbered copies. The text of the First Quarto, with collated with Second, Third, and Fourth Quartos. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated with water colors by Stanislas Ostoja-Chrostowski. Prospectus laid in. Slipcase worn. READ MORE about THE COMEDIES HISTORIES & TRAGEDIES OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: PERICLES
New York, NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1939. 4to. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. (viii), 91+(1) pages. Limited to 1950 numbered copies. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated with water colors by Nikolai Fyodorovitch Lapshin. Prospectus laid in. READ MORE about THE COMEDIES HISTORIES & TRAGEDIES OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: TITUS ANDRONICUS
(Loveland, CO): Interweave Press, (1990). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 94 pages. With the assistance of Eden Gray. Table of contents, introduction, glossary, bibliography, lists of sources and suppliers, checklist of equipment and supplies, index. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Includes instructions for preparation and the marbling process tiself. READ MORE about MARBLING ON FABRIC
(Stanford, CA): Associates of the Stanford University Libraries, 1982. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. Table of contents. Features an article by Chris Weimann, "A Brief Introduction to Marbling." Black and white illustrations. Marbling specimen tipped in. READ MORE about THE IMPRINT OF THE STANFORD LIBRARIES ASSOCIATES
(Devon, England): David & Charles, (2000). 4to. illustrated paper-covered boards. 64 pages. Introduction, acknowledgments, list of suppliers, index. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. A guide to making marbled and other types of decorative papers. READ MORE about DECORATIVE PAPERS MADE EASY
(Cincinmati, OH): North Light Books, (1996). 8vo. paper-covered boards. 77+(1) pages. Table of contents, introduction, trouble shooting hints, suggestions for further reading, list of useful addresses, index. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about MAKING YOUR OWN MARBLED AND DECORATED PAPERS
New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Co., (1991). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 128 pages. With Patty Schleicher, Mimi Schleicher, and Laura Sims. Preface, table of contents, lists of consultants and designers, sources of supply, bibliography, index. Color illustrations throughout. Includes a discussion of th ehistory of marbling but focuses on marbling projects. READ MORE about MARBLING PAPER AND FABRIC
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1991). 4to. cloth, dust jacket, title gilt-stamped on spine. xvi, 245+(1) pages. Second printing. Subtitle: "with special reference to the relationship of marbling to bookbinding in Europe and the Western world." Table of contents, list of illustrations, acknowledgments, endnotes, index. Black and white illustrations throughout text. 38 color plates. READ MORE about MARBLED PAPER: ITS HISTORY, TECHNIQUES, AND PATTERNS
London: George Bell and Sons, 1881. 8vo. original publishers green cloth. 82 pages. Third edition, revised. Contains 39 plates of marbled paper specimens, some with multiple samples. Containing a full Description of the Nature and Properties of the Materials Used, the Method of Preparing Them, and of Executing Every Kind of Marbling in Use at the Present Time, with Numerous Illustrations and Examples. This particular copy lacks one specimen for a total of 53 specimens... READ MORE about THE WHOLE ART OF MARBLING AS APPLIED TO PAPER, BOOK EDGES, ETC
(Los Angeles, CA: Price/Stern/Sloan Publishers, 1981). Miniature Book (8.4 by 11 cm.). illustrated stiff paper wrappers. (8) pages. A facsimile reprint of an untitled work first published in London by Castell Brothers. Color illustrations. READ MORE about Untitled tale of four dogs
London, England: Burgess & Bowes, n.d. Miniature Book (8.1 by 6.0 cm.). imitation leather, marbled edges. 274 pages. A dictionary in the "Midget" series. Sample dialogues and listing of useful phrases follow main text. READ MORE about "MIDGET DICTIONARY" ENGLISH-SPANISH SPANISH-ENGLISH