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Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea, and China by  Dard Hunter - 1936 - from Bromer Booksellers (SKU: 29957)

Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea, and China

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Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea, and China

by Hunter, Dard

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NY: Pynson Printers, 1936. One of 370 copies printed on Shogun paper and signed by the author and the publisher. Dard Hunter was granted access to even the most obscure papermaking locations, being one of the first foreigners many of the mills had ever encountered. This placed him on the forefront of the discovery of this otherwise esoteric and secretive world. He was permitted to take photographs, which many of his subjects willingly posed for, and 65 of these are illustrated in this book. Also contains 50 specimens of modern Japanese, Korean, and Chinese papers, an exhaustive list of papers and their origins, and a bibliography. Aside from being a beautiful and well printed volume, this book represents an insightful and historic undertaking to mark the cultural differences of papermaking between East and West. Quarto. 150pp., with 50 specimens tipped-in at the end. Bound in quarter black morocco and patterned boards. Some rubbing to extremities, spine toned, else a near fine copy lacking slipcase.


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About Bromer Booksellers

Bromer Booksellers specializes in rare and beautiful books, as well as highspots of literature. Owned and operated by Anne and David Bromer, who have been in the business of fine books for nearly fifty years, our shop carries a range of important private press books, designer bookbindings, literary first editions, illustrated books from the fifteenth century to the present, children's books, and miniature books.


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Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[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]
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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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