New York: Columbia University Press, 1949. 12mo. boards. Not paginated. Third and last edition, expanded from his 70 Books About Bookmaking. Each of the 100 books is described in detail. READ MORE about ONE HUNDRED BOOKS ABOUT BOOKMAKING, A GUIDE TO THE STUDY AND APPRECIATION OF PRINTING
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1949. 12mo. boards. Not paginated. Third and last edition, expanded from his 70 Books About Bookmaking. Each of the 100 books is described in detail. Ink ownership inscription in corner of free endpaper. READ MORE about ONE HUNDRED BOOKS ABOUT BOOKMAKING, A GUIDE TO THE STUDY AND APPRECIATION OF PRINTING
Hilversum: The Paper Publications Society, 1964. thick tall 4to. cloth. xxiii, 203, (3) pages and 178 full-page plates. X. First edition, limited to 550 numbered copies. Printed in English and German and with 787 watermarks illustrated. With an historical account of the papermills of Berne and the papermills at Laufen and Bassecourt. Volume X published by the Paper Publication Society. READ MORE about PAPER-MILLS OF BERNE AND THEIR WATERMARKS, 1465-1859 (WITH THE GERMAN ORIGINAL
Springfield, MA: The Linweave Assoc. 1934. 4to. cloth backed boards, 24 pages followed by bound-in specimen pages demonstrating different typography and color combinations. First edition. Essentially a paper specimen book with contributions by Dunsany, Masefield, Morley, Aiken and others. With ten samples, or excerpts, from books printed with Linweave. These include works by Christopher Morley, Conrad Aiken, James Whitcomb Riley, and John Masefield, and illustrations by T. M. Cleland, Asa Cheffitz, Edwin Tunis, William J.... READ MORE about LINWEAVE LIMITED EDITIONS, 1934
Amsterdam: The Paper Publications Society, 1982. 4to. cloth. xvii, 83 pages. First edition, limited to 500 copies. Covers the development of the paper mould, the handling of the mould, the mouldmaker, the deckle, the wire profile, variants of the European mould and deckle and with sections on studying paper and watermarks. With various appendices. Illustrated. READ MORE about PAPER MOULD AND MOULDMAKER
London, England: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones; and W. Newton, 1821-2. 8vo. original paper-covered boards, labels on spine, top edge cut, other edges uncut. (viii), 20 plates, 472, (6), 14; (vi) 16 plates, 332, (12); (vi), 16 plates, 332, (12), 16 pages. 3 volumes. Volumes II-IV only. Union List 4, 3061. A journal which chronicled new inventions and discoveries, commenced publication in 1820. Volume II includes a note to the public. Each volume includes a list... READ MORE about THE LONDON JOURNAL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES; CONTAINING REPORTS OF ALL NEW PATENTS, WITH A...
Library Trends, Volume 30, no. 2, Fall 1981
Champaign (IL): Univ. of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1981. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 175-318 pages. Library Trends, Volume 30, no. 2, Fall 1981. Being an issue of Library Trends. 9 articles, including 1 by W. Rebsamen on binding and 1 on paper by J.C. Williams. Edited with introduction by G. Lundeen of the U. of Hawaii Library School. READ MORE about CONSERVATION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS
Philadelphia: William Mann Company, 1898. 4to. original cloth. 89 pages. This company specialized in the manufacture of copy paper and blank books. Gives a history of the firm and the different facets of its operation and has drawings in blue ink illustrating the different departments throughout the text. Well-produced and printed. READ MORE about FIFTY YEARS OF PROGRESS, A SKETCH PORTRAYING WITH PEN & BRUSH THE PAST AND PRESENT OF A...
Philadelphia: William Mann Company, 1898. 4to. original cloth. 89 pages. This company specialized in the manufacture of copy paper and blank books. Gives a history of the firm and the different facets of its operation and has drawings in blue ink illustrating the different departments throughout the text. Well-produced and printed. Covers rubbed with corners bumped. Inner hinges are fabric tape repaired. READ MORE about FIFTY YEARS OF PROGRESS, A SKETCH PORTRAYING WITH PEN & BRUSH THE PAST AND PRESENT OF A...
N.P. Busyhaus Publications, (1983). oblong 8vo. half leather over cloth. 65, (3) pages. One of 200 numbered copies bound in half leather by the Harcourt Bindery. A study of marbling with an introduction by Don Guyot, including essays and original tipped-in specimens by ten marblers made just for this edition along with technical notes, and a bibliography of the subject. Finely printed at the Naiman Press. Includes a wood engraving by Michael McCurdy. READ MORE about AMERICAN DECORATIVE PAPERMAKERS, THE WORK & SPECIMENS OF TWELVE CRAFT ARTISTS
(Turnbridge Wells, Kent, England): Search Press, (1992). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 64 pages. Table of contents, introduction, index. A guide to marbling techniques. Color and black and white illustrations. READ MORE about MARBLING ON PAPER USING OIL PAINTS
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1986. cloth, dust jacket. 88 pages. First U.S. edition. Contains 82 illustrations with 54 in color. Introduction by Bernard C. Middleton. Excellent for professionals and amateurs. Shows the technique of marbling paper in the classic tradition, using ox gall and water colors on a size of carragheen moss. READ MORE about THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MARBLING PAPER
(New York): Thames and Hudson, (1988). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 88 pages. Reprint of the first U.S. edition. Contains 82 illustrations with 54 in color. Introduction by Bernard C. Middleton. Excellent for professionals and amateurs. Shows the technique of marbling paper in the classic tradition, using ox gall and water colors on a size of carragheen moss. Fine copy. READ MORE about THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MARBLING PAPER
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1991. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 80 pages. First edition. With introduction by Akira Kurosaki. Practical manual showing how to create this unique style of marbling. Beautifully illustrated with examples of marbling. Fine condition. READ MORE about SUMINAGASHI, THE JAPANESE ART OF MARBLING, A PRACTICAL GUIDE
(Loveland, CO): Interweave Press, (1990). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 94 pages. With the assistance of Eden Gray. Table of contents, introduction, glossary, bibliography, lists of sources and suppliers, checklist of equipment and supplies, index. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Includes instructions for preparation and the marbling process tiself. READ MORE about MARBLING ON FABRIC
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