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 about THE PENLAND BOOK OF HANDMADE BOOKS
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Master Classes in Bookmaking Techiques
Oberlin, OH: The Intermuseum Laboratory, Allen Art Building, 1978. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, stapled. viii, 135 pages. Third revised edition. Written for the museum curator in his task of caring for works of art on paper. Techniques of restoration are not considered. Acknowledgements listed include T. Alfred Howells, Institute of Paper Chemistry and Richard D. Buck, Intermuseum Conservation Association. Name in ink along top edge of front cover. READ MORE about CURATORIAL CARE OF WORKS OF ART ON PAPER
Edited by Richard J. Wolfe
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2010. 5 x 7.25 inches. hardcover. 242 pages. Edited by Richard J. Wolfe. New and Complete Manual on the Making of Fancy Papers was originally written in French by M. Fichtenberg in 1852. Richard Wolfe has translated the book into English and added a new preface. The craft of marbling paper was introduced into Europe and the Middle East from Turkey and Germany during the last two decades of... READ MORE about NEW AND COMPLETE MANUAL ON THE MAKING OF FANCY PAPERS BY M. FICHTENBERG
Hamilton: The Beckett Paper Co., (1926). 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. (xviii), 244 pages. Second printing. Manual on how to advertise with emphasis on proper use of paper and illustrations. A standard text. With examples of color work. Covers rubbed and soiled. Half of first blank page is missing. READ MORE about BUCKEYE BOOK OF DIRECT ADVERTISING
London: T. Cadell and W. Davis, 1814. 8vo. 20th century quarter brown calf over cloth, five raised bands, red leather spine labels. xxvi,(27)-402,clvi; (ii),403-758,(2) pages. 2 volumes. First edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I, 345). With all 11 plates present. "A very valuable work to the student of the history of printing." Covers papermaking, history of printing, bookbinding, preservation, marks, monograms and devices used by the early printers and has type specimens. Still useful today as... READ MORE about AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF BIBLIOGRAPHY TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A MEMOIR ON THE PUBLIC...
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
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
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
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
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
New York: Sterling Publishing Co., (1991). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 128 pages. First edition. Explains the basic techniques of marbling and then provides instructions for 40 different projects using marbled fabric or paper. Illustrated in color throughout. READ MORE about MARBLING PAPER & FABRIC
Baltimore: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1990). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 245 pages. First edition. Traces the rise and fall of this craft. Contains over 350 color and 80 black-and-white illustrations. A valuable reference work that should be in the library of everyone interested in the subject. Near fine. READ MORE about MARBLED PAPER, ITS HISTORY, TECHNIQUES, AND PATTERNS
Leipzig: Fachbuchverlag, (1979). 8vo. paper-covered pictorial boards. 232 pages. Frst edition. A technical manual demonstrating how to make recycled paper. Includes numerous diagrams, charts, graphs, and bibliographical references. Corners bumbed, stamp on half-title. READ MORE about ALTPAPIER, FASERSTOFF FÜR DIE PAPIERERZEUGUNG
With a foreword by Tanya Schmoller.
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 79 pages. With a foreword by Tanya Schmoller. First edition. An excellent practical guide to making paste, block-printed and stencil papers. Also covers the art of Suminigashi, Oil Marbling, and Orizomegami. Each technique is defined and then the materials and methods described. Well illustrated, with several stunning photographs of the papers in color. READ MORE about A GUIDE TO MAKING DECORATED PAPERS
London: E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd., 1916. thick 8vo. cloth. x, 507, 48, 9 pages. Fourth edition, containing additional matter, and in part re-written, with collaboration of J.F. Briggs. Written to bring before students and others the principles upon which scientific paper-making should be conducted. Many illustrations. Spine rubbed. Frontispiece loose. Library stamps on front pastedown and endpaper. READ MORE about A TEXT-BOOK OF PAPER-MAKING
Berlin: Verlag der Papier-Zeitung (Carl Hofmann), 1911-12. 8vo. cloth. 92, (4) pages. Second edition. German manual on commercial papermaking. Divided into three sections: calculations, technical details, and papermaking statistics & organization. Includes several tables. Previous owner's stamp on title page. READ MORE about KAUFMÄNNISCHES FÜR PAPIERMACHER
New York: Watson Guptill Publications, (1979). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 216 pages. First edition, second printing. A good practical manual on the theory and practice of making hand made paper. Well-illustrated. Jacket chipped around edges and at spine ends. READ MORE about PAPERMAKING
Washington: International Cooperation Administration, 1958. 4to. stiff paper wrappers with fabric spine as issued. (xii), 258 pages followed by 26 leaves of paper specimens. A manual for initiating a small-scale papermaking industry, aimed at encouraging third-world and emerging nations to produce their own paper and paper products. With chapters on types of paper, techniques, equipment, proceedures and more. Index, five appendices. READ MORE about PAPERMAKING AND MANUFACTURE OF PAPER PRODUCTS
With Jennifer Philippoff. Photography by Michael Grand.
(New York): BDD Illustrated Books, (1993). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 120 pages. With Jennifer Philippoff. Photography by Michael Grand. First edition. A manual showing how to make many diferent uses for decorative paper. Illustrated in color. READ MORE about DECORATIVE PAPER
Biberach an der Riss: Güntter-Staib, n.d. (after 1906). large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 123 pages. Offprint from Wochenblatt für PapierfabrikattonJahrgang 1904, 1905, and 1906. Second edition. Technical manual for papermaking, many diagrams and formulas. Indices. Name in ink on first free endpaper. Some pages torn and repaired with scotch tape.(Legible). READ MORE about DIE GRUNDLEHREN DER MECHANIK UND IHRE ANWENDUNG IM PAPIERFABRIKSBETRIEBE
New York: Dover Publications, (1990). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 112 pages. Corrected republication of the first edition which was published in 1977. A step-by-step guide to making paper which includes 160 black and white detailed illustrations to introduce the various techniques of making paper and the necessary materials, tools and equipment used. Includes a bibliography and index. Name in ink. READ MORE about ART & CRAFT OF HANDMADE PAPER
(Beltsville, MD): Hand Papermaking Inc., 2007. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, enclosed in a cloth clamshell box with paper spine label. 45, (3) pages. followed by 15 separate portfolios each of which contain a tipped-in example executed by different artists. Limited to 150 numbered sets. The text contains a short introduction and is followed by biographical sketches of the papermakers, details on the technical production of their specimen and artists' statements. Each portfolio contains an example of the different artists' work. READ MORE about CALLIGRAPHY AND HANDMADE PAPER