ON IMPROVEMENTS IN MARBLING THE EDGES OF BOOKS AND PAPER, A NINETEENTH CENTURY MARBLING ACCOUNT EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED WITH FOURTEEN ORIGINAL MARBLED SAMPLES.
- 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
Price: $200.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 133811
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 of covers show light toning. Edges of the text block show light spottin.
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