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Kasama, Japan: Cannabis Press, n.d., but 1981. miniature book (7.5 by 5.0 cm.). handmade paper wrappers, cord-tied. unpaginated. Limited to 200 numbered copies (University of Iowa Library Special Collections website, Charlotte F. Smith collection). Printed on mitaumata paper. With illustrations and paper specimens, with list of specimens included. The book has been creased down the middle, effecting the entire book. Else a fine copy. A very scarce miniature book on papermaking. READ MORE about MITNAAN PAPER IN ISRAEL
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 127864
Kew, England: Kew Publishing, (2013). square 4to. stiff foldout paper wrappers. 64 pages. This book is a colorful, accessible study of washi, or handmade Japanese paper, and its role in the domestic, spiritual, and cultural life of Japan. The history and diversity of this 1400-year-old craft are illustrated with over 100 color photographs of various types of washi and three-dimensional objects made from washi. The papers pictured come from the nineteenth century Parkes Collection (held..... READ MORE about WASHI: THE ART OF JAPANESE PAPER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 121188
By Kunisaki Jihei, after the Japanese Edition of 1798 with a Translation by Charles E. Hamilton.
Berkeley: The Book Arts Club of California, 1948. 8vo. cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards. viii, 79 pages. By Kunisaki Jihei, after the Japanese Edition of 1798 with a Translation by Charles E. Hamilton. First edition thus, limited to 1000 copies. Reprint and translation of one of the earliest Japanese books on papermaking. A fine copy. READ MORE about KAMISUKI CHOHOKI, A HANDY GUIDE TO PAPERMAKING
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 5594