Kilmurry-Sixmilebridge, Ireland: The Ashling Press, circa 1975. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Prospectus for the first English translation of Joseph Jerome, The Art of Papermaking. Translated by Richard MacIntyre Atkinson. Illustration. Folded. READ MORE
Greensboro, NC: The Walter Clinton Jackson Library, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1989-90. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 14 pages. Features an article commemorating the 300th anniversary of papermaking in the United States with a catalogue of a concurrent exhibition at the library. Post-it note on inside front wrapper noting that this issue of the report of this kind. Includes a list of donors and financial statement. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
New York: n.p., 1955. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers - hand bound. no pagination. This title was dedicated to Ray Nash by his students on his birthday in 1955. Each page is hand printed by individual students. The book has a variety of wood cuts and prose in crisp black ink. Some wear exists at the heel of the cover and at both ends of the spine. READ MORE
(Dalton, Mass. Crane & Co.), n.d. 8vo. self-paper wrappers. unpaginated. A small booklet on some of the history of papermaking, as well as the history of Crane & Co. With seven black-and-white illustrations. The last chapter is an invitation to come to the Old Stone Mill where Crane & Co. was founded, which is now the Crane Museum. Corners slightly bumped. READ MORE
Köln: Poengsen & Heyer, 1957. folio. clamshell box. 22 samples. 22 samples of fine papers available from Poengsen & Heyer. Each sample is printed, often with poems, illustrations, or samples from existing books. Also includes price list. An attractive portfolio. Box soiled and worn at spine and edges; corners bumped. READ MORE
N.P. Westvaco, various dates. 8vo. hardbound. A run of these well-produced books issued at Christmas time by the Westvaco Company, one of the largest manufacturer of paper in the United States. All are hardbound, 8vo., slipcases. Per volume price: Includes the following: 1958 IRVING, LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW (SOLD) 1959 TWAIN, CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG (SOLD) 1960 HENRY, THE FOUR MILLION (1) 1961 MARCY, THE PRARIE TRAVELLER (1) 1962 MELVILLE. TYPEE (NO SLIPCASE, SPOT ON FRONT... READ MORE
London: Maggs, 1959. 8vo. parchment-backed handmade paper-covered boards with actual leafs inlaid in both covers, enclosed in cardboard box with paper cover label. 32 leaves. First edition, limited to 100 numbered copies. Short history of this papermaker followed by actual examples of paper produced during the period 1954 to 1959. Consists of heavy stock produced in different colors some of which contain illustrations and some of which contain leaf specimens, flowers, etc. The author explains... READ MORE
Famous Press Books Latin-English-French-German-Italian-Spanish Books on Paper Making Type Specimen Books, Selections from the Library of the late Dr. Charles Thomas Silve.
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1946. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 116 pages. Famous Press Books Latin-English-French-German-Italian-Spanish Books on Paper Making Type Specimen Books, Selections from the Library of the late Dr. Charles Thomas Silve. Parke-Bernet Sale No. 787. Auction catalogue, estate of Dr. Charles Thomas Silve, a research engineer, October 7-8, 1946. Included woodcut books calligraphic examples, famous press books in six languages, books about paper making and type specimens. 675 lots. Wrappers lightly faded, spine sunned. READ MORE
West Springfield, MA: Strathmore Paper Co., (1931). tall 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 27 unnumbered pages. A sample book of Strathmore papers and boards used by the Weber Co. as an advertising tool. 22 paper and board samples with an invitation to write, paint and erase on them as a test of their quality. READ MORE
Atlanta: TAPPI, 1972. large oblong 8vo. paper wrappers. 314 pages. A collection of papers presented at a National TAPPI Conference. Subjects include dyes, cellulose, computer control systems, solid waste recycling, and many other technical aspects of the pulp and paper industry. Front cover torn at upper hinge. Ink stamp on first page. READ MORE
N.P. n.p., (2012). 8vo. Members' exhibition at the Grolier Club, April 25-June 8, 2012. A collection of 11 cards illustrating etchings in the exhibition, produced by the Dieu Donné Press of New York by various artists including Gosin, the press's founder. A Wisconsin native, Gosin earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1975. Cards wrapped with decorated paper, enclosed in envelope. READ MORE
Amsterdam: J. Brandt & Zoon, 1942. thick 4to. cloth-backed boards. xv, 288 pages. First trade edition. A history of binding and papermaking by this firm issued on its 200th anniversary. Filled with illustrations showing important documents relating to the history of the firm. Beautifully done book. Designed by Jan van Krimpen. Spine soiled. Inside hinge partially cracked. READ MORE
2 volumes bound in 1.
Beckenham: Percy Jones (Twinlock) Ltd., 1947-1948. 8vo. later cloth. 88; 96 pages. 2 volumes bound in 1. Volume 26 No. 1 (Jan 1947) to Volume 26 No. 11 (Dec. 1947) and Volume 27, No. 1 (Jan 1948) to Volume 27, No. 12 (Dec. 1948). Percy Jones (Twinlock) Ltd was the major supplier of hand bound loose leaf ledgers to the Stationery & Printing trade for approximately the first seventy years of the twentieth century. This... READ MORE
Honderd Jaren Van Vlissingen & Co., over de Kunst van het Drukken.
Helmond: (Van Vlissingen & Co.), 1948. small 4to. quarter parchment over gray paper covered boards stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. (viii), 179+(1) pages. Honderd Jaren Van Vlissingen & Co., over de Kunst van het Drukken. Issued on the 100th anniversary of the wall paper manufacturer. Filled with illustrations in color including some showing different patterns of wall-paper. Corners slightly bumped. Endpapers foxed. READ MORE
'S- Gravenhage, Netherlands: Konnklijke Bibliotheek, 1986. 8vo. decorated and coated paper wrappers loosely inserted in handmade protective covers. 99 pages. A bibliography of Henk Voorn's 190 publications on the history of paper. With a summary of the introduction in English. Includes biographical notes by many of Voorn's compatriots such as Richard L. Hills, President of the International Association of Paper Historians. READ MORE
Boston: S. D. Warren Company, 1919. 4to. quarter cloth, paper covered boards, stamping on cover. 103, (5) pages. Catalogue of standard printing papers offered by S. D. Warren Company. Color, black and white illustrations throughout with samples of stocks and finishes, and their suitability for different print types. Some tanning. READ MORE
(Washington D.C.): Hand Papermaking, 2001. 4to. booklet handsewn in stiff paper wrapper, loose sheet each in a protective folder, all housed in a custom-made clamshell box which is in the original cardboard box. (iv), 42+(2) pages. Limited to an edition of 150 copies. This is the fifth portfolio in the ongoing series of portfolios of handmade papers. The juried collection features seventeen watermarked sheets of handmade paper using many techniques. Five were formed on historic... READ MORE