(Boston: S.D. Warren Company, 1981). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (viii). This pamphlet was adapted from an address by Lewis H. Brown, Marketing Manager for Book Publishing Papers, S.D. Warren Company, given at the 1980 Annual Conference of the Book Manufacturers Institute. The selection addresses the problem of deteriorating books because of acid content in wood pulp papers. READ MORE
Boston: S.D. Warren Company, A Division of Scott Paper Co. (1983). large 8vo. cloth. viii, 83 pages. Revision of the 1981 edition. Discusses causes of paper deterioration including paper substances, other manufacturing materials, and external (environmental) causes. Covers solutions and the future of books. READ MORE
Holyoke: University Products, Inc. n.d. 16mo. samples held together in top left corner. not paginated. 3 volumes. Two volumes contain samples of Perma/Dur Mounting Boards in a variety of colors and textures. The second of these consists of one hundred percent rag board. The final volume contains samples of archival quality papers, films and boards. Covers printed in burgundy. READ MORE
Watford, Herts, UK: Croxley Mills, for John Dickinson & Co. Ltd. n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Lovely catalogue of 19 paper specimens from this lesser known paper mill in the United Kingdom. From the company's Lion Brand. Light soiling to covers. Staples rusted at top edge. READ MORE
Washington: Library of Congress, 1968. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 96 pages. A survey of the literature of papermaking including chapters on the spread of papermaking, papermaking techniques, and papermaking in the last century. Includes a bibliography and many illustrations. Covers soiled. READ MORE
Washington, DC: The Folger Shakespeare Library, 1998. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 35; 30+(1) pages. A dos-a-dos book, including "The Valerian and Laura Lada-Mocarski Decorated Paper Collection" and "The Babette Craven Collection of Theatrical Memorabilia." Each with foreword and bibliography. Color illustrations. READ MORE
(Nappanee, IN: Press of the Indiana Kid, 1970). miniature book (6.7 x 5.5 cm). quarter leather, title gilt-stamped on spine, illustrated paper-covered boards, all edges uncut. unpaginated. Limited to 65 copies (Bradbury, Indiana Kid 6). A satirical look at paper specimens (mainly toilet paper) from a variety of locations in eastern Europe when it was still under Communist rule. Numerous specimens tipped in. Boards tanned at edges. Tanning on endpapers and throughout text. READ MORE
72 issues of this periodical (about half the issues published over this period) and a complete set of the indexes covering 1951-1970 in 5 volumes.
Mainz: Forschungsstelle Papiergeschichte, 1951-1974. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 72 issues of this periodical (about half the issues published over this period) and a complete set of the indexes covering 1951-1970 in 5 volumes. This periodical is devoted to papermaking history. READ MORE
(Bern: Gesellschaft Schweizerischer Künstlerinnen, 1994). oblong 8vo. stiff handmade paper wrappers. not paginated. First edition. Contemporary paper artsts are featured in this illustrated exhibition Catalogue. Each artist receives a biography, with picture, and an illustration of the work. A preface is supplied by Elisabeth Grossman, the curator. In English and German. READ MORE
MINNESSKRIFT till Aktiebolaget Papyrus femtioårsjubileum på uppdrag utarbetad av Torsten Althin.
Mölndal: Papyrus, 1945. 8vo. quarter blue leather with pastepaper-covered boards. 224 pages. MINNESSKRIFT till Aktiebolaget Papyrus femtioårsjubileum på uppdrag utarbetad av Torsten Althin. Book issued on the 100th anniversary of the Swedish papermaker which was founded by Marcus Wallenberg. With a tipped-in facsimile of a four page price list from 1890, illustrations throughout including many in color (with some tipped-in color plates). Includes a chronology of important events in the history of the firm and... READ MORE
London: Spicers Ltd. (1957). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 28 pages. A book printed to show the uses of paper and type in book production. Illustrations reproduced from LES FILIGRAINES by Bricquet, THE UNIVERSAL PENMAN by Bickham and THE FLORICULTURAL CABINET. READ MORE
Master Classes in Bookmaking Techiques
New York: Lark Books, (2004). 4to. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 229+(1) pages. Master Classes in Bookmaking Techiques. This book is from the Penland School of Crafts and offers instructional information on the art of bookbinding and papermaking in order to create your own handmade books. Well informed and provides techniques and tools used for many different materials along with a large number of illustrations that aid in giving visual instruction. READ MORE