BAKER, Cathleen A.
From the Hand to the Machine. Nineteenth-Century American Paper and Mediums: Technologies, Materials, and Conservation.
Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, (2014), Second Impression. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 432 pp. The Legacy Press, Nowhere in the world did the industrial revolution occur faster and to such a degree than in the United States. The American pulp-and-paper and printing industries not only grew exponentially, but also... Item #21411
BYRD, Susan J.
Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, 2013, First Edition, one of the first 500 with two paper samples. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 412 pp. The Legacy Press, 490 images in-text, full color. Susan J. Byrd presents a comprehensive description of shifu—a Japanese textile woven from thread made with paper. This... Item #23832
DEPOL, John and Cathleen A. Baker.
Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, 2015, First Trade Edition. tall octavo, patterned boards and cloth with printed spine label. 168 pp. The Legacy Press, Beginning in the 1950s, the American master of wood engraving, John DePol (1913–2004), cut small endgrain blocks featuring subjects from Nature, the Heavens, the Book Arts... Item #25147
Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, 2009, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 217 pp. The Legacy Press, The invention of paper in China more than 2,000 years ago was a wondrous discovery. Worn out fishnets, hemp rags, and rope were soaked, beaten to a pulp, and then the watery... Item #21406
Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2014, Second Printing. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 208 pp. Legacy Press, With a history of well over 1,500 years, Korean handmade paper, known as hanji, is familiar to Koreans but a mystery outside its home country. This lustrous paper that comes in a wide array... Item #22840
MILLER, Julia, editor.
Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2013, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 534 pp. Legacy Press, Nine authors writing on nine topics. This collection of essays, published as the first volume of a series of studies on the history of bookbinding, sets a high standard for interesting and groundbreaking scholarship... Item #22839
MILLER, Julia, editor.
Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2015, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 454 pp. Legacy Press, Cathleen A. Baker on "Examination and Image-Capturing Techniques"; "Binding at Midcentury: The Rivers of America Competition of 1946" by Thomas E. Conroy; "Bio-Bibliographical List of Individual Bookbinders" (on DVD) by Thomas E. Conroy; "Finding... Item #24592
MILLER, Julia, editor.
Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2016, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 517 pp. Legacy Press, Erin Albritton & Christina Amato on "A Study of Two Semi-Limp Parchment Binding Styles in the Rare Book Collection at The New York Academy of Medicine Library"; "Historical Bindings of the Chamberlain-Warren Samaritan Collection"... Item #25745
Ann Arbor, MI: The Legacy Press, 2014, Second Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 632 pp.; DVD. The Legacy Press, "Books Will Speak" is published at a time when the historical book is at risk of being ignored, put away, and forgotten. This handbook combines an overview of the history... Item #25816
SMITH, Christine A.
Yours Respectfully, William Berwick. Paper Conservation in the United States and Western Europe, 1800 to 1935.
Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, 2016, First Edition. large octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 696 pp. The Legacy Press, This history of 19th- and early 20th-century paper-conservation practices in the United States and Western Europe weaves together two story lines. The development and character of the profession unfolds in descriptions... Item #25743
THOMAS, Peter and Donna Thomas.
The Legacy Press, 2017, Second Edition. octavo, pictorial wrappers. 120 pp. The Legacy Press, A self-taught hand papermaker, Peter Thomas became interested in knowing how apprentice-trained hand papermakers working in production hand papermills made paper. He especially wanted to learn the “vatman’s shake,” the series of motions that papermakers used... Item #26233
Waters Rising: Letters from Florence. Peter Waters and Book Conservation at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze after the 1966 Flood.
Ann Arbor, MI: The Legacy Press, 2016, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 496 pp. The Legacy Press, In Waters Rising: Letters from Florence, renowned calligrapher Sheila Waters recounts the story of the role that her husband Peter Waters (1930–2003) played as the person in charge of organizing the... Item #25315