Amsterdam: The Paper Publications Society, 1973. 4to. cloth. xxxvi, 135 pages followed by reproductions of 2847 watermarks. XII. First edition, limited to 500 copies. XIII in the Series issued by the Society. Edited and translated by J.S.G. Simmons and B.J. van Ginneken-van de Kasteele. Indices of the watermarks and facts on their producers when known coupled with 367 plates showing 2847 specimens make this a valuable tool in the dating of manuscripts. READ MORE about ANCHOR WATERMARKS
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Mittineague: Strathmore Paper Company, 1921. tall 4to. cloth-backed boards. 28, (4) pages. With text illustrating the application of the system by T.M. Cleland who also designed the book and provided the decorations. Rudolph Ruzicka provided the decorative designs on the color sheets. Covers rubbed with stain on front. READ MORE about GRAMMAR OF COLOR, ARRANGEMENTS OF STRATHMORE PAPERS IN A VARIETY OF PRINTED COLOR COMBINATION...
Mittineague: Strathmore Paper Company, 1921. tall 4to. cloth-backed boards, later cardboard slipcase. 28, (4) pages followed by the 19 paper samples and folded specimen sheets. Accompanied by additional sample sheets numbered 20 to 46 which are loosely inserted. 2 volumes. Includes text illustrating the application of the system by T.M. Cleland, who also designed the book and provided the decorations on the color sheets along with Rudolph Ruzicka. Includes a separately-issued portfolio of sheets of... READ MORE about GRAMMAR OF COLOR, ARRANGEMENTS OF STRATHMORE PAPERS IN A VARIETY OF PRINTED COLOR COMBINATION...
New York: Columbia University Press, 1950. 8vo. cloth. 420 pages. First edition. Munsell not only was a printer and publisher but was also an historian of these areas and of the field of papermaking. With a bibliography of Munsell imprints. READ MORE about JOEL MUNSELL: PRINTER AND ANTIQUARIAN
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 about RN. A FRESH APPROACH
Three volumes in one as issued.
Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen & Zoon, 1969. folio. cloth. (ii),(iv),8, 27 plates; (ii),10, 27 plates; (iv),6, 48 plates. Three volumes in one as issued. Facsimile reprint of the 1734 Dutch edition printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Covens and Cornelis Mortier. A study of mechanical equipment, especially windmills, with over 100 plates of illustrations. Includes a section on mechanical power for the operation of paper-making equipment. Light rubbing of covers. READ MORE about GROOT VOLKOMEN MOOLENBOEK; OF NAAUWKEURIG ONTWERP, VAN ALLERHANDE TOT NOG TOE BEKENDE EN VERSCHEY...
San Francisco: World Print Council, (1982). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 48 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by Jane M. Farmer for the Council. Foreword by Trisha Garlock, founding director of the Council. Essay by the organizer. Exhibition checklist. Color illustrations. Glossary and selected bibliography. READ MORE about NEW AMERICAN PAPERWORKS
A Trilogy of Books Based on the Library of Mary Hambridge
Atlanta, GA: Nexus Press, (1993). 8vo. stiff paper wrapper with printed stiff paper dust jacket. unpaginated. A Trilogy of Books Based on the Library of Mary Hambridge. A "trilogy of books" of superimposed images and excerpted quotes from the library of Mary Hambidge, a clothing designer, avid book collector and Georgia native. You Are What You See is a project funded by the Georgia Council for the Arts that reflects on the life, interests and... READ MORE about YOU ARE WHAT YOU SEE
With Biographical Sketches of Printers, an Account of the Manufacture of Paper, and a Bibliography of the issues
Brooklyn, NY: Historical Printing Club, 1891. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 80 pages. With Biographical Sketches of Printers, an Account of the Manufacture of Paper, and a Bibliography of the issues. Limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 17. A historical account of the introduction and development of printing in North Carolina in the eighteenth-century. Some pages unopened. Paper wrappers torn and creased near edges, with three small holes on the back cover and... READ MORE about THE PRESS OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
Volume I, no. 1 to Volume II, no. 3. The first 9 issues.
Seattle, WA: TR Publishers, 1980-1982. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Volume I, no. 1 to Volume II, no. 3. The first 9 issues. The first number is present in photocopy. Illustrated. READ MORE about NORTH WEST BOOK ARTS, A BIMONTHLY JOURNAL OF THE BOOK ARTS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Seattle, WA: TR Publishers, 1980-1982. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. The first number is present in photocopy. Illustrated. Volume 1, no.1, 4-6; Volume 2, No. 1, 2. Lacking Volume I, no.2 and no.3 and Volume II, no.3. READ MORE about NORTH WEST BOOK ARTS, A BIMONTHLY JOURNAL OF THE BOOK ARTS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Liverpool: Liverpool Bibliographical Society, 1992. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, plastic spiral binding. xv, 85 pages. Historical introduction followed by the directory. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson on the front inside cover. READ MORE about BOOK TRADE IN THE NORTH WEST PROJECT. OCCASIONAL PUBLICATIONS NO. 3. THE BOOK TRADE IN CHESIRE TO...
Italy: Cartiere Miliani, n.d. tall 8vo. self paper wrappers. (6) pages. Tri-fold paper specimen of Fabriano Ingres with 17 mounted specimens of paper in different colors. Small tear of spine at bottom of first fold. Bottom edge uncut, other edges cut. READ MORE about FABRIANO INGRES LAID: MOULD MADE & WATERMARKED
Novate Milanese, Italy: Cartiera Ventura, n.d. oblong 32mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in Italian. Paper specimens offered by the Cartiera firm. Spine lightly sunned. READ MORE about ALFRESCO DICIANNOVE COLORI A DUE GRAMMATURE PRONTI A DEPOSITO
Holyoke, MA: American Writing Paper Company, n.d. folio. cloth. (i), 9 specimens. Large format catalogue of nine Eagle-A Deckle Edged paper specimens. Contrains an introduction, as well as a watermark specimen on the title/introduction page. Chipping, with some loss, to the spine ends. Bumped corners. Lightly soiled. READ MORE about AMERICAN HANDCRAFT
New York: Andrews/Nelson/Whitehead, n.d. thick oblong 16mo. stiff paper wrappers, plastic spine. (70) leaves. A sample book of various types, weights and colors of imported paper, including many by Fabriano. READ MORE about EUROPEAN PRINTING, ART AND PARCHMENT PAPERS
New York, NY: Andrews/Nelson/Whitehead, 1973-81. 4to. paper folder. unpaginated. A collection of paper specimens, including a number suitable for facsimiles of antique documents. Also includes price lists ((19724, 1975, and 1979), two newsletters (1981), two letters (1973 and 1975). Folder lightly soiled, tanned and torn at corners. READ MORE about Selection of Paper Specimens
(Bergisch Gladbach, Germany: Zanders Feinpapiere), 1990. elephant folio. spiral bound. unpaginated. Text in German, English, and French. Photographs by Hans Hansen "highlight the contrasts between finely veined leaves and shimmering paper. A symbiosis of nature and technology." With a quotation by Dr. Frieder Mellinghoff. Color illustrations. READ MORE about BLATT FÜR BLATT
Sarpsborg, Norway: Borregard Papers. 1949. folio. half cloth, paper-covered boards, spiral bound. unpaginated. Text in English and Spanish. Includes a summary of the company's history with description of the company's subsidiaries in Sweden. Color and black and white illustrations, some with descriptive illustrations. Table of contents. READ MORE about A FEW SUGGESTIONS FOR THE USE OF BORREGAARD PAPERS
N. P. n. p., n. p. small 4to. self paper wrappers. not paginated. Cover page is beautifully illustrated with embossing, pale red ink and gilt. Contains 12 loose sheets of the same embossed paper specimen, although not in color. Slight tanning around the paper edges. READ MORE about CAHIER