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Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft by  Dard Hunter - Stated First Edition - 1943 - from Old Scrolls Book Shop (SKU: 026512)

Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

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Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

by Hunter, Dard

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  • hardcover
  • First
Very Good+/Very Good
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with blue decoration on cover, blue lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Slightest hint of fading to upper and lower board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. Illustrated with drawings and photographs, fold-out map in perfect condition. 398 pages + 23 page index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), has one 3" crooked tear at spine fold, a few very tiny edge chips, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.


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Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft
Hunter, Dard
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Very Good
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Stated First Edition
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
papermaking, crafts, paper, Dard Hunter, first edition
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Crafts; Books on Books/publishing;

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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
First Edition
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price clipped
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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