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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. Second edition, revised and enlarged. A complete new printing of the 1942 edition. A comprehensive history of papermaking from its invention in China and use in other Oriental countries to its introduction in Europe. The barest rubbing on tips, otherwise in a crisp dust jacket with 1/5th of the top spine missing and smaller chips on the corners and bottom of spine.
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- Quill & Brush (US)
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- PAPERMAKING: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft
- Hunter, Dard
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- Alfred A. Knopf
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
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Quill & Brush was established in 1976 by Allen & Patricia Ahearn, the authors of the well-respected reference for booksellers and collectors, Collected Books: The Guide to Identification and Values.At present the Quill & Brush is run by the Ahearns' eldest daughter, Beth Fisher. Allen is semi-retired but continues to buy, sell, and perform professional appraisals.
Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
- A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
- Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
- 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]
- Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.