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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 about WARREN'S PAPER BUYERS GUIDE: PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATIONS ON WARREN'S STANDARD PRINTING PAPERS FOR...
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 106500
København: Jul. Gjellerups Forlag, 1934. small 8vo. later cloth, gold lettering on spine. (3), ii-iv, (3), viii-xi, 307+ (1), 31 paper specimen leaves tipped in (originally 33, two torn out), paper-making diagram pasted onto back of last paper specimen. First edition. Copiously illustrated with photographs and diagrams of papermaking processes. Index. Includes 31 of 33 paper specimens (#1 and #11 torn out). Pasted-in diagram slightly tattered. READ MORE about PAPIRFABRIKATION
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 73823
New York: Pynson Printers, 1939. small folio. original hand-blocked India print cloth sides, black calf back by Gerhard Gerlach with new leather spine in facsimile of original leather spine. 129, (5) pages followed by 27 actual specimens of hand-made paper. Limited to 370 numbered copies, signed by Hunter and by Elmer Adler, which this copy is further inscribed by Hunter to Eugene Rigney. A magnificent production with sections on early writing materials, the papermaking materials..... READ MORE about PAPERMAKING BY HAND IN INDIA
Price: $1,500.00 Order nr. 6129
Paris: a L'Enseigne du Pegase, 1926. folio. quarter vellum, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt. xiv, 268; (iv), 269-530+(1) pages. 2 volumes. First edition, limited to 711 numbered copies. With 75 (of 78) fold-out plates reproducing watermarks and over 300 figures in the text. Some of the plates are in color. Bidwell, in his article entitled, "Paper and Papermaking: 100 Sources," says that this book, "with its de luxe format and abundant facsimile documentation, ....... READ MORE about PAPIER, RECHERCHES ET NOTES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DU PAPIER, PRINCIPALEMENT A TROYES ET AUX...
Price: $550.00 Order nr. 44890
Paris: L'Enseigne du Pegase, 1926. folio. paper-covered stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 268; (iv), 269-530+(1) pages. 2 volumes. First edition, limited to 711 numbered copies. With seventy-eight fold-out plates reproducing watermarks and over 300 figures in the text. Some of the plates are in color. Bidwell, in his article entitled "Paper and Papermaking: 100 Sources," says that this book "with its de luxe format and abundant facsimile documentation, ... rivals the Dard Hunter productions." Paper covering..... READ MORE about PAPIER, RECHERCHES ET NOTES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DU PAPIER, PRINCIPALEMENT A TROYES ET AUX...
Price: $950.00 Order nr. 91964
(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..... READ MORE about CALLIGRAPHY AND HANDMADE PAPER
Price: $495.00 Order nr. 100296
Leipzig: Th. Grieben's Verlag (L. Fernau), 1887. large 8vo. later half calf with patterned cloth covered boards, five raised bands, leather spine label, all edges stained red. viii, 280 pages. First edition. Dedication to Hermann Gmeiner-Benndorf "president of the German Paper Association." Late 19th-century German papermaking. A book on the composition, manufacturing, processing, classification and testing of paper, the paper trade, and the machinery used in the paper industry. Well-organized in nine main sections with..... READ MORE about DER PAPIERKENNER, EIN HANDBUCH UND RATHGEBER FÜR PAPIER-KÄUFER UND VERKÄUFER, TECHNISCHE...
Price: $225.00 Order nr. 102494
Ann Arbor, MI: Legacy Press, 2018. 8vo. softcover. 352 pages. In this important and long-awaited book, Timothy Barrett, internationally known authority in hand papermaking and Director of the University of Iowa Center for the Book, offers the first comprehensive how-to book about traditional European hand papermaking since Dard Hunters renowned reference, Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft. This book, which includes an appendix on mould and deckle construction by Timothy Moore, is..... READ MORE about EUROPEAN HAND PAPERMAKING: TRADITIONS, TOOLS, AND TECHNIQUES
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 133737
N.P. n.p., 1994. 4to. self paper wrappers. 12 pages. Special Supplement to The Quarterly, The Review of the British Association of Paper Historians. Editor Peter Bowers. September 1994. A study of the six West Country paper makers all making paper by hand. The study includes a history and illustrations. Also included are 16 actual tipped-in paper specimens showing their work. READ MORE about WEST COUNTRY PAPER MILLS
Price: $16.50 Order nr. 40907
(Washington D.C.): Hand Papermaking, 1998. 4to. booklet handsewn in stiff paper wrapper, loose sheets 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 third portfolio in the ongoing series of handmade papers. This portfolio presents documentation of an ancient papermaking tradition in transition. There are eighteen specimens of papers collected by Dorothy..... READ MORE about HANDMADE PAPER IN NEPAL TRADITION AND CHANGE
Price: $595.00 Order nr. 93005
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
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 48237
Leicester: Twelve by Eight, (1963). 8vo. flexible linen boards. 95+(1) pages and with 8 specimens of hand-made paper. First published in 1959 and now amended by the author. With a Foreword by Dr. Dard Hunter, illustrated by Rigby Graham. Excellent manual. A variant copy (as most were as they were put together as sales required) with an additional four page poem printed on hand-made paper tipped-in and with a specimen of paper replacing the photograph..... READ MORE about PAPER MAKING AS AN ARTISTIC CRAFT
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 29219
Bombay: The Ankur Project, 1995. square 8vo. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 127+(1) pages with 7 bound-in full-page specimens and 107 color photographs. First edition. The industrialization of papermaking has obscured the traditional ways through which handmade paper is produced. However, Off the Deckle Edge reminds us of the longstanding history of papermaking along with the visual and sensual qualities handmade paper possesses. Premchand marries seven bound-in full-page paper specimens with 107 colorful and exotic photographs..... READ MORE about OFF THE DECKLE EDGE, A PAPERMAKING JOURNEY THROUGH INDIA
Price: $49.95 Order nr. 43946
Newark: University of Delaware, 1988. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 55+(1) pages. Well written catalogue describing some of the highlights of the University's excellent collection of books about papermaking and marbling. Includes a large amount of Bird & Bull material, as Delaware holds most of the archives of the press. READ MORE about EAST-WEST: HAND PAPERMAKING TRADITIONS AND INNOVATIONS, AN EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 24012
London: Lund Humphries, (1983). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 280 pages. First edition. Details of hand-made papermaking with surveys of 115 mills producing hand-made paper as of 1983. With a section on papers produced by Henry Morris at his San Seriffe Paper Mill, a hoax, of course. Illustrated. Spine of jacket slightly faded. READ MORE about HANDMADE PAPER TODAY A WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF MILLS, PAPERS, TECHNIQUES AND USES
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 18480
London: Lund Humphries, (1983). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 280 pages. First paperback edition. Details of hand-made papermaking with surveys of 115 mills producing hand-made paper as of 1983. With a section on papers produced by Henry Morris at his San Seriffe Paper Mill, a hoax, of course. Illustrated. READ MORE about HANDMADE PAPER TODAY A WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF MILLS, PAPERS, TECHNIQUES AND USES
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 28262
(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 about WATERMARKS IN HANDMADE PAPER: MODERN AND HISTORIC
Price: $495.00 Order nr. 93004
Urbana: Howard Paper Mills, 1962. oblong 4to. paper wrappers. 24 pages. Colorfully illustrated printing history. Bumped. READ MORE about CHANGING FACES OF PRINTING IN AMERICA A HISTORY OF OUR NATION'S PRINTING - IN TEXT AND DESIGN ON...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 4700
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 6 x 9 inches. hardcover, quarter leather binding w/ slipcase. 104 pages. This book, limited to an edition of 300 copies, tells the story of Edward Seymour and his firm, The Fancy Paper Company. This British company manufactured marbled and other decorated (fancy) papers for the bookbinding and related industries from about 1919 to 1971. With eighteen illustrations showing their methods and copies of correspondence, and twenty tipped-in..... READ MORE about EDWARD SEYMOUR AND THE FANCY PAPER COMPANY: THE STORY OF A BRITISH MARBLED PAPER MANUFACTURER
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 90944
Santa Cruz: Peter & Donna Thomas, 1992. small 4to. quarter blue leather over marbled paper-covered boards, slipcase. (viii), 13, (3) pages. Limited to 119 numbered copies printed by hand by Peter and Donna Thomas on paper handmade by Peter using white and black rags with blue pigment. This particular copy has been rebound by Monique Lallier in full crimson morocco with an original papermaking mesh on the front cover. The modified stitched binding has marbled..... READ MORE about BIKUPAN, THE STORY OF A TRIP TO VISIT A HAND PAPER MILL IN SWEDEN, WITH A BIT OF HISTORY ADDED IN...
Price: $175.00 Order nr. 36707
Illustrations by Rigby Graham.
Leicester: Twelve by Eight Press, 1965. 4to. creme-colored paper-covered boards, stamped in gilt. (vi), 19 pages. Illustrations by Rigby Graham. First edition, limited to "less than 400 copies" signed by John Mason of the press. A free translation of Father Imberdis's 17th century poem "Papyrus." Printed on handmade paper from the only remaining English handpaper mills; Millbourn at Tuckenhay, Wookey Hole, Hayle Mill and colored handmade paper produced by Mason at his Twelve by Eight..... READ MORE about THE PAPER MAKERS CRAFT
Price: $135.00 Order nr. 44832
(Kalamazoo, MI): Sequoia Press, n.d., but after 1957. 4to. self paper wrappers, plastic bound. unpaginated. Demonstrates the use of plastic binding as well as showing acquisitions of type. Also includes paper specimens offered by Sequoia. READ MORE about OCCASIONAL NO. 9: BEING A SUPPLEMENT TO OUR TYPE SPECIMENS AND A REVIEW OF TECHNICAL AND DESIGN...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 114803
Wichita: Oak Park Press, 1983. miniature book (6.8 x 5.0 cm). leather, title gilt-stamped on spine and front cover, edges uncut. unpaginated. Limited to 200 numbered copies, signed by author on colophon (Bradbury, Oak Park 3). Twelve handmade paper specimens, with explanatory comments on each. Gilt on spine worn away, else near fine. READ MORE about SPECIMENS: FROM RAGS TO RUSHES
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 117777
(Philadelphia, PA: Scott Paper Company), n.d. folio paper portfolio stamped in blind with six folio broadsides loosely inserted. The six broadsides were designed especially for this booklet by Hermann Zapf and printed on Scott printing paper. Enclosed in mailing portfolio. READ MORE about PRINCIPLES OF FREEDOM
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 29087