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Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, n.d. broadside (16 by 6 3/4 inches). Prospectus for Timothy Barrett,, Nagashizuki: The Japanese Craft of Hand Papermaking. Folded. READ MORE about Publication Announcement by the Bird & Bull Press
Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, n.d. 4to. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Prospectus for Sidney E. Berger, The Handmade Papers of Japan. Includes a reprint of the original text by Thomas Keith Tindale and Harriett Ramsey Tindale. READ MORE about Publication Announcement by the Bird & Bull Press
Newark, DE: University of Delaware, 1988. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers in facsimile of an 18th century decorated paper known as "Dutch gilt." 55+(1) pages. One of the 300 numbered special copies of this exhibition catalogue printed by the Bird & Bull Press (Berger B35). Well written catalogue describing some of the highlights of the University's excellent collection of books about papermaking. Included is much Bird & Bull material as Delaware contains most of the archives... READ MORE about EAST-WEST: HAND PAPERMAKING TRADITIONS AND INNOVATIONS, AN EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1991. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 80 pages. First edition. With introduction by Akira Kurosaki. Practical manual showing how to create this unique style of marbling. Beautifully illustrated with examples of marbling. Fine condition. READ MORE about SUMINAGASHI, THE JAPANESE ART OF MARBLING, A PRACTICAL GUIDE
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
Wilmington: Hercules Powder Co., 1957. 4to. spiral plastic spine with stiff paper wrappers. 27 pages. Volume 26, No.1. Contains an article on alternative paper fibers with emphasis on esparto by Watson and an article on the first machine made paper in Japan by Narita. READ MORE about THE PAPER MAKER
New York: Japan Paper Co., 1932. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. (ii), 32, (2) pages. First edition thus, limited to 1000 copies designed and printed by R.W. Ellis at his Georgian Press. With an introduction by "H.E.," ie Harrison Elliot, who made the paper for this booklet by hand. Paper wrappers torn along spine. Bookplate of Ceil Thayer. READ MORE about HANDMADE PAPER, ITS METHOD OF MANUFACTURE, AS DESCRIBED IN THE NOVEL "STORM IN A...