(New Castle): The Delaware Bibliophiles, 1991, First Edition. octavo, boards & cloth. (94)pp. The Delaware Bibliophiles, Limited to 200 numbered copies. Introduction by Gordon A. Pfeiffer, Dr. Barbara Benson contributes an article on the general history of papermaking in Delaware; H. B. Hancock and N. B. Wilkinson on "The Gilpins... Item #7720
(Amsterdam): Pepin Press, (2002), Later printing. quarto, wrappers. (200)pp. Pepin Press, Text in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. The original papers illustrated in this book are collected and owned by Jacques Koops and Johannes Marcus. A short description of technique is given at the beginning of every chapter, as... Item #23088
ALBRO, Sylvia Rodgers.
Washington, DC; New Castle: Library of Congress; Oak Knoll Press, 2016, First Edition. square octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 240 pp. Library of Congress; Oak Knoll Press, Fabriano: City of Medieval and Renaissance Papermaking by Sylvia Albro explores how the Arab art of papermaking by hand came to the Italian... Item #25849
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
BARKER, Nicolas, (editor).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2001, Reprint. octavo, wrappers. 216pp. Oak Knoll Press, Essays include John Bidwell on "American Papermakers and the Panic of 1819" ; "Bookbinding and the History of Books" by Mirjam M. Foot; "A New Model for the Study of the Book" by Thomas R. Adams and... Item #10755
BARRETT, Timothy D.
Ann Arbor, MI: The Legacy Press, 2018, First Edition. large octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 352 pp. The Legacy Press, The first 500 hardcover copies include three paper specimens. In this important and long-awaited book, Timothy Barrett, internationally known authority in hand papermaking and Director of the University of Iowa... Item #27750
London: Tate Gallery, 1999, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. 144pp. Tate Gallery, This is the companion volume to Turner's Papers 1787-1820. Once again, the author charts the constantly developing relationships between Turner's often very imaginative and innovative techniques and the papers he worked on. It is no accident that the advent... Item #12279
(Paris): Terrail, (1992), First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. (224)pp. Terrail, Illustrated with over 260 color photographs. The history and makiing of Japanese Washi that emphasizes the meaning of paper in Japanese culture. Chapters include Paper of the gods, the gods of paper; Paper as ceremonial art; The Craftsman's... Item #282
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
New York: Thames and Hudson, (1991), First American Edition. quarto, wrappers. 80pp. Thames and Hudson, Foreword by Akira Kurosaki. Illustrated in black and white and with 38 color plates. Japanese marbling is much more subtle and free-form than the repeated patterns of the European traditions. After giving a history of... Item #10792
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2010, First Edition. octavo, decorated boards and cloth. 242 pp. Oak Knoll Press, 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, while including a new... Item #22395
GRAVELL, Thomas, George Miller & Elizabeth Walsh.
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2002, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 397pp. Oak Knoll Press, In 1979 Thomas Gravell and George Miller published an interim edition of their watermark research which illustrated over 700 watermarks together with provional thumbnail sketches of the paper mills that produced them... Item #11066
GREEN, Maureen P.
Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2018, First Edition. large octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 292 pp. Legacy Press, Prior to the invention of the papermaking machine in the late-eighteenth century, all paper was manufactured by hand using relatively unchanged processes and techniques that originated in China more than 2000 years ago... Item #27295
HEUGH, Nancy and Andrew Robb, Session Co-Chairs.
Conservation of scrapbooks and albums : postprints of the Book and Paper Group/Photographic Materials Group joint session at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, June 11, 1999, St. Louis, Missouri.
St Louis: AIG, (2000), First Edition. quarto, printed wrappers. 92 pp. AIG, Illustrated. Very fine. Item #27346
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
(Princeton): Princeton University Press, (1987), First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (xviii), 439pp. Princeton University Press, Illustrated. A technological and social history. Very fine. Item #3757
MOSSER, Daniel W., Michael Saffle & Ernest W. Sullivan, II.
New Castle: Oak Knoll/British Library, 2000, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. xii, 270pp. Oak Knoll/British Library, Essays from the International Conference on the History, Function and Study of Watermarks, Roanoke, Virginia. These essays cover the various disciplines of art history and conservation, bibliography, musicology, and philately: Concepts of... Item #10539
PARKINSON, Richard & Stephen Quirke.
(London): British Museum Press, (1995), First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 96pp. British Museum Press, The authors examine the methods of making and conserving papyrus, the various scripts written on it, the writing practices of the scribes, and the different uses of papyrus under the Pharaohs and their successors, the Ptolelmies... Item #15302
New York: Abrams, (1987), First American Edition. small octavo, boards. (14) pp. followed by 32 pp. of color plates. Abrams, One of the series of Victoria and Albert Colour Books. A selection of Curwen papers used between the years of 1920 and early 1950s. Item #9769
Milan: Olivetti, (1988), First Edition. quarto, printed wrappers. (50)pp. Olivetti, Illustrated. An interesting discussion in the introduction on the use of watermarks for help in dating old master drawings from the sixteenth century, or help, in fact, in ascribing a drawing to an artist. The dictionary reproduces watermark, location and... Item #320
ROSENBAND, Leonard N.
Papermaking in Eighteenth-Century France. Management, Labor, and Revolution at the Montgolfer Mill 1761-1805.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ Press, (2000), First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (xvi), 210pp. Johns Hopkins Univ Press, Rosenband provides a compelling account of how technological change affected the papermaking industry, transforming an elaborate, established system of production. Illustrated. Very fine. Item #12529
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
The Mysterious Marbler. With an historical introduction, notes on the english marbling tradition, and thirteen original marbled samples by Richard J. Wolfe.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2009, First Trade Edition. octavo, decorated boards and cloth. 132 pp. Oak Knoll Press, 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 and thirteen tipped in original examples of... Item #20056
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