- New Castle, Delaware and Kidlington, Oxford: Oak Knoll Books and The Plough Press, 1990.
- cloth, gold-stamped paper onlay.
- (vi) 85, (14) pages.
- ISBN: 0938768212
Price: $135.00 save 20% $108.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 30757
First edition, limited to 500 copies. Typeset in Adobe Garamond, printed on acid-free Zerkall mouldmade paper, and bound by the Fine Bindery. A collection of six practical instructions on marbling paper, together with a number of recipes for bookbinders, drawn together from European literature written over four centuries. Two of the pieces are translated into English for the first time whilst the remainder are reprinted from rare or uncommon English sources. The texts are preceded by a short introduction by Barry McKay. Contains 18 original samples of marbled paper created especially for this work by Sarah Amatt, Geert van Daal, Katherine Davis, Karli Frigge, Don Guyot, Iris Nevins and Nedim Sönmez. The colored frontispiece reproduces a sample leaf of Halfer marbling.