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PAPERMAKING : THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF AN ANCIENT CRAFT. by  1883-1966 :  Dard - Hardcover - from Ash Rare Books (SKU: 43416)

PAPERMAKING : THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF AN ANCIENT CRAFT.

PAPERMAKING : THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF AN ANCIENT CRAFT. by  1883-1966 :  Dard - Hardcover - from Ash Rare Books (SKU: 43416)

PAPERMAKING : THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF AN ANCIENT CRAFT.

by HUNTER, Dard, 1883-1966 :

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London : Pleiades Books, 1947. Second edition : the British issue of the American sheets. A revised and much enlarged version of the original 1943 publication - the best edition of the essential text. A richly illustrated worldwide overview of the subject, based on a lifetime's research - from ancient times to the modern era, with chapters on papermaking in China and Japan; the hand-mould; maceration; early methods; European and American papermaking; ancient watermarks and mystic symbols; later watermarks; materials; the paper-machine; new fibres; forgery; modern hand-made papers; a chronology; a bibliography, etc. Medium 8vo (24cm). xxiv,(612),(xxxviii),[4]pp. Over 300 illustrations, facsimiles, etc. Folding diagram. Folding map. Original blue buckram, ruled and lettered in gilt; top edge blue; some very minor rubbing; a few spots to top edge and endleaves, but overall a very good copy. Additional postage on account of weight.

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Ash Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
43416
Title
PAPERMAKING : THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF AN ANCIENT CRAFT.
Author
HUNTER, Dard, 1883-1966 :
Book condition
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London : Pleiades Books, 1947.
Keywords
Bibliography, Printing History, Paper

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