The Practical Guide to Marbling Paper.

[London]: Thames and Hudson, (1992),

Reprint. octavo, patterned wrappers. 88pp. Thames and Hudson, Item #31210

Introduction by Bernard C. Middleton. A comprehensive manual that deals with the technique of marbling paper in the classic tradition, using ox-gall and water colors on a size of carragheen moss. Beginning with easily improvised equipment and readily available material the book progresses to the more elaborate processes involved in making papers by the same methods employed two and three hundred years ago. The principal antique patterns of marbled papers are reproduced in color with step-by-step directions on how they are created. With 82 illustrations, 54 in color. Very fine.

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