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New York: Nelson-Whitehead Paper Corp. n.d. oblong 12mo. hand-made paper covers. 132 specimen leaves. Specimen book showing the imported Japanese papers handled by Nelson-Whitehead. A catalogue of 132 paper specimens offered for sale. Informational page precedes specimens. Contains examples of some of the most decorative of the Japanese papers. Fine condition. READ MORE about ORIENTAL PRINTING, FANTASY AND ART PAPERS
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 5649
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