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N.P. Éditions Technorama, (1985). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 249, (5) pages. First edition. A history of marbling paper. Includes many illustrations in black and white and a bibliography. Covers rubbed. Scarce. READ MORE about LE PAPIER MARBRÉ, SON HISTOIRE ET SA FABRICATION
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1983. small 4to. cloth, marbled paper sample inset in front cover. xiii, 190, (4) pages. Limited to 850 numbered copies, of which this copy is inscribed by the author. Chapters on Suminagashi, marbling in the Near East, origins of marbling in Europe and America, mechanics of marbling, a bibliography of books on the subject, etc. Includes a number of tipped-in samples. Prospectus loosely inserted. Lightly underlined in pencil throughout, but... READ MORE about MARBLING, A HISTORY AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Issued as Volume II of the series Sample Books.
(Joppe, The Netherlands: Frits Knuf, 1993). narrow 4to. cloth with paper sample inset on cover, slipcase. (xii), 11+(3) pages. Issued as Volume II of the series Sample Books. Printed in an edition limited to 75 numbered and signed copies. Realized by Karli Frigge, this is the second in a series of Sample books. Includes a history of Edward Seymour (1898-1979) and the Fancy Paper Company, London, written by Lietje van Hovell tot Westerflier. Paper was... READ MORE about SAMPLE BOOK OF SEYMOUR
Issued as Volume I in Sample Book series
(Joppe, Netherlands: Frits Knuf, 1993). narrow 8vo. cloth with paper sample inset on cover, slipcase. (xx), 26+(4) pages. Issued as Volume I in Sample Book series. Limited edition of 110 signed and numbered copies. Fine condition. Original samples of 90 decorated papers on twenty-six accordion-fold pages; they cover the 150 year history of this fine paper factory in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Karli Frigge provides a history of the factory which began in 1811 and closed in... READ MORE about SAMPLE BOOK OF THE FANCY PAPER FACTORY ASCHAFFENBURG
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
With an introduction by Phoebe Jane Easton.
Taos, New Mexico: Fresh Ink Press, 1989. 8vo. paper over boards. (viii), 240, (4) pages. With an introduction by Phoebe Jane Easton. Limited to 500 copies. A facsimile edition of this scarce treatise on the art of marbling which was first published in English in 1893. Halfer was a Budapest bookbinder who studied the chemistry of marbling, paying particular attention to the materials from which the colors and size could be produced. The text includes... READ MORE about THE PROGRESS OF THE MARBLING ART
Woodside, Ca. Heyeck Press, 1986. 4to. quarter morocco with marbled paper-covered sides, slipcase. 65, (3) pages. Limited to 150 numbered copies signed by the author. A descriptive bibliography of marbling projects by the press with samples of each of the 15 items described. Also has five chapters on the many variables which determine success in Turkish marbling with some samples and a chapter on problems and cures with seven samples, six of which demonstrate a.... READ MORE about MARBLING AT THE HEYECK PRESS
(Stanford, CA): Associates of the Stanford University Libraries, 1982. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. Table of contents. Features an article by Chris Weimann, "A Brief Introduction to Marbling." Black and white illustrations. Marbling specimen tipped in. READ MORE about THE IMPRINT OF THE STANFORD LIBRARIES ASSOCIATES
New York: Crescent Books, (1991). small 4to. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 119+(1) pages. First U.S. edition, of which this copy is signed by the author. 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): 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...
Edited with an introduction by Barry McKay.
New Castle, Delaware and Kidlington, Oxford: Oak Knoll Books and The Plough Press, 1990. 8vo. cloth, gold-stamped paper onlay. (vi) 85, (14) pages. Edited with an introduction by Barry McKay. 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... READ MORE about MARBLING METHODS AND RECEIPTS FROM FOUR CENTURIES, WITH OTHER INSTRUCTIONS USEFUL TO BOOKBINDERS
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
London: Zaehnsdorf Ltd., (1989). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 153 pages. First English language edition. Gives a history of marbled paper from its early beginnings, to modern times. Through the use of his collection of over 5,000 marbled papers, Miura describes how to create various marbled papers in an easy to understand, step-by-step fashion. Well illustrated throughout. READ MORE about THE ART OF MARBLED PAPER, MARBLED PATTERNS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
(Tokyo): (Atelier Miura), (1988). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 155, (3) pages. First edition. Illustrated wilth more than 75 color photographs by Katsuhiko Ushiro. Detailed presentation of the marbling process and many examples, from Moire Spanish Marble to Antique Spot on Snail Marble,etc. Text in Japanese with index and brief captions to each entry in English, French, and German. The author has amassed one of the world's largest collections of post 17th century full-size original marble... READ MORE about MIWAKU NO MABURU PEPA (FASCINATING MARBLE PAPER
Sussex, NJ: Iris Nevins, 1989. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (x), 26 pages. First edition. The companion volume to Traditional Marbling. A practical manual which explains how to adapt traditional paper marbling techniques for use on fabric. Illustrated. READ MORE about FABRIC MARBLING
Sussex, NJ: I. Nevins, 1985. small 4to. cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards. (vi), 44 pages. Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the author - publisher. A practical guide to the art of marbling paper with illustrations of the techniques described and 14 tipped-in specimens of actual marbled paper with text on how to repeat the pattern. READ MORE about TRADITIONAL MARBLING
N.P. Iris Nevins, 1993. 8vo. quarter cloth, Spanish marbled sides. 79 pages. Second printing after the first edition of 1990 which was limited to 250 numbered copies (Berger A49), of which this copy is inscribed from the author. This printing is limited to 325 numbered copies. With a new one page introduction by Nevins. Of all the marbled patterns, the Spanish is the most difficult to achieve. This book contains detailed instructions for making twelve... READ MORE about VARIETIES OF SPANISH MARBLING, A HANDBOOK OF PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION WITH TWELVE ORIGINAL MARBLED...
(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
(Asheville, NC): Lark Books, (1993). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 144 pages. Preface, table of contents, bibliography, sources of supply, subject index, index of patterns. A study of marbling patterns. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about MARBLED DESIGNS: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO FIFTY-FIVE ELEGANT PATTERNS
Tübingen: Nedim Sönmez, 2005. 4to. leather. not paginated. Limited to an edition of 38 numbered copies, signed and numbered by Nedim and Nuran Sönmez. It contains twelve unique pieces, all of which are tipped-in and numbered on the backing sheet. This is the first volume in a series of four books. READ MORE about MARBLED FLOWERS