(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
New York: The New York Public Library, 1987, First Edition. small octavo, printed wrappers. (24) pp. The New York Public Library, Catalogue of an exhibition September 11 - October 31, 1987. Illustrated. With a 3 page introduction by Bernard McTigue, Curator, Arents Collections, and the remaining text by Eugenie Barron... Item #24925
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
BORARULL Y SANS, Francisco de.
Hilversum, Holland: Paper Publications Society, 1959, quarto, cloth. Paper Publications Society, 66pp. followed by 52pp. of plates reproducing 800 watermarks. First Printing of this English Language edition, one of 600 copies. A major collector of paper and watermarks, De Borarull y Sans organized his collection into marks of Human Beings... Item #11611
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
London: Tate Gallery, 1990, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 134pp. Tate Gallery, This work is a well researched study of the manufacture, selection and use of the master English watercolourist JMW Turner's drawing papers from 1787 to 1820. It was written by one of the world's foremost historians... Item #12278
London: Tate Gallery, 1990, First Edition, wrappers issue. octavo, pictorial wrappers. 134pp. Tate Gallery, This work is a well researched study of the manufacture, selection and use of the master English watercolourist JMW Turner's drawing papers from 1787 to 1820. It was written by one of the world's foremost historians... Item #25101
(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
(Culver City, CA: Krown & Spellman, Booksellers, no date , quarto, brown cloth. 19, xvi, 21-154 pp, 533 pp of plates. Krown & Spellman, Booksellers, A facsimile edition of the 1957 reprint together with a substantial list of corrigenda and addenda (Amtzen & Rainwater N77). Originally issued in 1950 as... Item #19052
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
London: Zaehnsdorf Ltd. 1990, large quarto, boards in dust jacket. 152pp. Zaehnsdorf Ltd., From the dust jacket: "This unique book traces the history of marbled paper from its origins to the present day. Drawing on his unrivalled collection of over five thousand original marbled papers, Einen Miura not only provides... Item #3642
Amsterdam: Paper Publications Society, 1973, First Edition. quarto, cloth. Paper Publications Society, xxxvi, 135pp., followed by 367 plates illustration 2,847 watermarks. Limited to 500 copies. Fine. Item #11617
Bath, England: Old School Press, 2016, First Edition, Limited to 190 copies of the "Standard" edition. quarto, brown cloth in dust jacket. 168 pp. Old School Press, his is the first of three volumes. It sets the scene by describing the first key resource of the Press, namely the sequence... Item #25822
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, cloth. (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 date... 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