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Cabot, VT: The Green Leaf Press, 1959. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. The first in a series by this press "to include representative countries of the world" beset by poverty. Introduction, bibliography, endnotes. Tipped-in illustrations. READ MORE about OUTLINES OF POVERTY
New York, NY: The Inkwell Press, 2010. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, ribbon bound, paper cover label. unpaginated. Limited to 20 numbered copies, signed by Torre on colophon. 100 limericks with illustrations by Baarzon Morel, Henry W. Rugg, and anonymous illustrators. Some fading to the edges of the covers. READ MORE about NEW LIMERICKS ON OLD CUTS
Hempstead, NY: The Hofstra University Library, 1970. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (16) pages. Catalogue of an exhibition of Judaica at Hofstra University April-May 1970. Introduction, list of contributors. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about THE JEWISH PEOPLE CONTINUITY AND CHANGE: AN EXHIBITION OF JUDAICA DRAWN FROM VARIOUS PRIVATE AND...
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
(New York): Thames and Hudson, (1988). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 88 pages. Reprint of the first U.S. edition. Contains 82 illustrations with 54 in color. Introduction by Bernard C. Middleton. Excellent for professionals and amateurs. Shows the technique of marbling paper in the classic tradition, using ox gall and water colors on a size of carragheen moss. Fine copy. READ MORE about THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MARBLING PAPER
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1991. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 80 pages. First edition. With introduction by Akira Kurosaki. Practical manual showing how to create this unique style of marbling. Beautifully illustrated with examples of marbling. Fine condition. READ MORE about SUMINAGASHI, THE JAPANESE ART OF MARBLING, A PRACTICAL GUIDE
(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
New York: Dover Publications, 1984. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 16 pages. Part 1 describes the methods for classic and oil-color marbleizing, outlining basic mistakes and their solutions. Part 2 goes on to give specific instructions for creating twelve traditional patterns. READ MORE about HOW TO MARBLEIZE PAPER STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR 12 TRADITIONAL PATTERNS
(New York): Freidman/Fairfax Publishers, (1994). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 119+(1) pages. Reprint of the first U.S. edition. A brief history followed by various chapters on how to produce different marbling patterns. Filled with illustrations in color. READ MORE about MARBLING, A COMPLETE GUIDE TO CREATING BEAUTIFUL PATTERNED PAPERS AND FABRICS
New York, NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1999). 4to. stiff paper wrappers, marbled endpapers. 144 pages. Table of contents, preface, introduction, suggestions for further reading, source directory, index. Color illustrations throughout. Signed by author on half title. READ MORE about THE ULTIMATE MARBLING HANDBOOK: A GUIDE TO BASIC AND ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR MARBLING PAPER AND...
New York, NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, (1994). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 141, (3) pages. Table of contents, appendix, list of sources, index. Two parts: "Preparing to Marble" and "The Marbling Process". Cover design by Bib Fillie. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about MARBLING TECHNIQUES
(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
Tübingen: Jäckle-Sönmez, (1991). small 4to. cloth, slipcase. 107 pages. First edition, limited to 400 numbered copies of which this is one of 100 copies composing the deluxe edition. This deluxe edition contains four special pieces: a silkscreen-resist calligraphy "ebru," book cover from Weimann's Marbling in Miniature, flower in miniature and marbled and printed "applying color to the size" in miniature. Contains over 90 illustrations with 38 in color and 8 actual specimens of marbled paper... READ MORE about CHRISTOPHER WEIMANN (1946-1988), A TRIBUTE
Baltimore: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1990). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 245 pages. First edition. Traces the rise and fall of this craft. Contains over 350 color and 80 black-and-white illustrations. A valuable reference work that should be in the library of everyone interested in the subject. Near fine. READ MORE about MARBLED PAPER, ITS HISTORY, TECHNIQUES, AND PATTERNS
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
New York, NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1926. 12mo. cloth. 414 pages. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Decorations by Lyle Justis. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges. and lightly soiled. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. READ MORE about SHOT TOWERS