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
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
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
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
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
With an Appendix on Alternative Fibers by Winifred Lutz.
New York and Tokyo: Weatherhill, (1983). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. x, 318 pages. With an Appendix on Alternative Fibers by Winifred Lutz. Second printing of first edition. Divided into two major sections; the Craft in Japan; and the Craft in the West. Practical advice interlaced with historical background. Three tipped-in paper samples. Near fine. READ MORE
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
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
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
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
With a Foreword by Henry Morris.
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Books, 1991. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. vi, 80 pages. With a Foreword by Henry Morris. Reprint of the first edition. This volume has become one of Dard Hunter's more elusive works. Written for children between the ages of twelve and fourteen, it gives a concise history of papermaking and also tells students how to make their own paper from rags. In a small way this book served the same purpose... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
(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
With an historical introduction, notes on the English marbling tradition, and thirteen original marbled samples by Richard J. Wolfe
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2009. 5.5 x 8 inches. hardcover. 132 pages. With an historical introduction, notes on the English marbling tradition, and thirteen original marbled samples by Richard J. Wolfe. Limited to 300 copies, reprinted from the scarce Bird & Bull private press edition of 1976. This printing of James Sumner's 1854 marbling manual includes a new preface by Richard J. Wolfe. A further note on the English marbling tradition has been... READ MORE
A facsimile reproduction and translation into English of the earliest extant German treatise on paper marbling and decoration, together with an introductory discussion of the earliest specialized literature in Germany on the marbling and decoration of paper (by Richard J. Wolfe).
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. 5.25 x 7.5. cloth bound with a cover-paper reproduction of an early German decorated paper. 180 pages. A facsimile reproduction and translation into English of the earliest extant German treatise on paper marbling and decoration, together with an introductory discussion of the earliest specialized literature in Germany on the marbling and decoration of paper (by Richard J. Wolfe). This new work, limited to 300 copies of which 275... READ MORE
Paris: Payot, 1928. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers with front cover missing as is most of the spine covering, enclosed in a cloth slipcase. 391 pages. First edition. A glossary of terms and guide to the practice of selling antiquarian books. Discusses the sale of books, commissions, production of books, book-keeping for the bookseller, paper, etc. READ MORE