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Der Vollkommne Papierfarber / The Accomplished Paper Colorer

Der Vollkommne Papierfarber / The Accomplished Paper Colorer

by WOLFE, Richard J. (trans.)

New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. As New. Ltd. ed. of 300 copies, of which 275 are for sale. 176 p. 20 cm. Half blue cloth with patterned paper boards. Facsimile and translation into English of the earliest extant German treatise on paper marbling and decoration.
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$50.00
Paper Sculpture Its Construction & Uses for Display Decoration

Paper Sculpture Its Construction & Uses for Display Decoration

by McPharlin, Paul

NY: Marquardt & Company, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. salmon cloth. Very good. 128 pages. Copiously illustrated with black and white and color illustrations.
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$45.00
DEREK JARMAN Archive of unpublished signed autographed letters (ca. 1985-88)

DEREK JARMAN Archive of unpublished signed autographed letters (ca. 1985-88)

by Derek Jarman

Set of five (5) autographed signed letters (13 pages in all) and one autograph signed card, all written to gay film critic and historian David Ehrenstein, all in their original hand-addressed envelopes. Generally ABOUT FINE, as follows: -- 1 p., envelope date-stamped 10 January 198-, but Ehrenstein was able to recognize this as the first letter in their correspondence, and from 1985. Jarman responds to Ehrenstein's positive review of his memoir "Dancing Ledge." -- 3 pp., dated February 26, year of date... Read more
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$7,500.00
Handmade Paper and Collage with Dyed Tissue Shreds

Handmade Paper and Collage with Dyed Tissue Shreds

by Welch, Nancy

Menlo Park, Calif.: 2008. 9 x 14 inches. Signed and dated in ink by the artist, verso.
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$100.00
Lexikon der Papierverarbeitung (Volume 2 only)

Lexikon der Papierverarbeitung (Volume 2 only)

by BIAGOSCH, Heinrich

Berlin: Verlag der Papier-Zeitung, 1930. Leather Bound. Very Good. 719 p. 25 cm. 400 b&w figures. Quarter leather with brown cloth boards. Light wear to extremities. Bookplate on front pastedown. Dictionary of the paper industry. German text.
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$65.00
Les Arts et les Industries du Papier en France; 1871-1894

Les Arts et les Industries du Papier en France; 1871-1894

by Vachon, Marius

Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. Contemporary three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Very good. 246 pages. 34x 26 cm. 33 leaves of plates, some are full page lithographs (one by Cheret), including thirteen page specimen of the chromolithograph process, presenting individual color separations for the same image, plus a plethora of illustrations in the text. A thorough, scholarly examination of paper, printing, printing presses, iilustration... Read more
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$100.00
Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

by Hunter, Dard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943 8vo (23.5 cm). Folding map, xxv, 398, xxiii pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (dj torn with some loses of paper, the spine little sunned, internally fine). The first edition of a comprehensive history of paper making from its invention in China, through its development with characteristic differences in other Orient countries, its introduction into Europe and further development there. Incidentally are discussed innumerable aspects of the fabrication of paper,... Read more
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zł195.00
Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese Calligraphy

by Ecke, Tseng Yu-ho

Boston: Boston Book & Art, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth. Very good in worn dust wrapper lacking portion at back cover. 220 pp. 4to, 138 black and white plates, fourteen text illustrations. Index of Artists. Composed in five traditional scripts --regular, official, seal, cursive, and running script -- calligraphy varies according to the personality of the artist. Owner inscription.
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$30.00
The History of Susanna

The History of Susanna

(San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1948. Hardcover. Fine. First edition by this press. Engravings by Mallette Dean. Quarter cloth and decorated paper over boards, with printed paper spine label. Label very slightly toned else just about fine. One of 400 copies printed on French handmade paper.
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$100.00
Alice Through the Paper-Mill

Alice Through the Paper-Mill

by WRAGG, Arthur

Bournbrook, Birmingham: C. H. Foyle of Boxfoldia Ltd., 1940. Originally printed for private circulation and not for sale. Hardcover. Very good. 55 p. 25 cm. 12 full-page b&w illustrations by the author. Grey paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. Mild wear to covers, corners bumped. Front endpaper has label of former owner, small pencil marks and slight soiling. Moderate foxing on page opposite preface. Arthur Wragg exploited the "Alice" legend to create this criticism of wartime... Read more
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$75.00
Handmade Paper and Collage with Dried Maple Seeds and Scraps of Hanzi

Handmade Paper and Collage with Dried Maple Seeds and Scraps of Hanzi

by Welch, Nancy

Menlo Park, Calif.: 2008. 6.5 x 15 inches. Signed and dated in ink by the artist, verso.
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$100.00
Handmade Paper and Collage with Stars

Handmade Paper and Collage with Stars

by Welch, Nancy

Menlo Park, Calif.: 2008. 11 x 17 inches. Signed and dated in ink by the artist.
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$100.00
Handmade Paper and Collage with Reed Stalks

Handmade Paper and Collage with Reed Stalks

by Welch, Nancy

Menlo Park, Calif.: 2008. 11 x 17 inches. Signed and dated in ink by the artist, verso.
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$100.00
Paperworks: Canada/USA

Paperworks: Canada/USA

by COMPTON, Kathleen

Calgary: Alberta College of Art Gallery, 1983. Softcover. Near fine. 32, [2] p. 21 x 27 cm. 14 illustrations, 4 in colour. Staplebound booklet. Artists: Helmut Becker; K. Jack Butler; Coco Gordon; Michelle Heon; Susan Warner Keene; Winifred Lutz; Cherie Moses; Gilles Morissette; Nance O'Banion; Anne Flaten Pixley; Carol Rosen; Czashka M. J. Ross; Sylvia Seventy; Alexandra Soteriou. Exhibition held September to October 1983.
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$15.00
Papermaking in Pioneer America

Papermaking in Pioneer America

by Hunter, Dard

Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press, 1952 8vo (24 cm). Folding map, xiv, 178, [8] ff of plates. Publisher's cloth backed boards (boards little discolored). The history of the beginning of American paper making (1690 -1817). Illustrated with examples of watermarks.
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zł350.00
The Complete Book of Handcrafted Paper

The Complete Book of Handcrafted Paper

by Kern, Marna Elyea

New York: Coward Mc Cann, 1980. Hardback with dust-wrapper. 224pp. Illus. Slight edge wear to d/w. Edges foxed. A pleasing copy. (p7). Hard Cover. Good +/Good +.
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£15.00
The First 175 Years of Crane Papermaking

The First 175 Years of Crane Papermaking

by PIERCE, WADSWORTH R

Dalton, MA: Crane & Co, 1977 4to (26 cm), 76 pp printed on heavy paper. Publisher's cloth.
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zł36.00
Before Life Began 1883-1923

Before Life Began 1883-1923

by Hunter, Dard

Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. vellum spine and marbled boards. Fine in original worn and chipped glassine overwrapper. Hunter, Dard. 116 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Limited edition, copy 169 of 219 signed by Bruce Rogers, printed at the press of A. Colish, New York on paper made in the author's mill at Lime Rock Connecticut. The water-mark portrait shows him half-way before life began. The cover paper made by Veronica Ruzicka. In this biography, Hunter, six foot tall at the... Read more
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$450.00
Notes on some decorated papers in the collection of Mrs Olga Hirsch displayed fro members of the Double Crown Club 23 June 1955

Notes on some decorated papers in the collection of Mrs Olga Hirsch displayed fro members of the Double Crown Club 23 June 1955

1955 4to (27.5 cm), 8 ff printed recto. Hand made marbled papers wrappers with pasted on printed label. Collection of Mrs. Olga Hirsch, the widow of Paul Hirsch the celebrated music collector, consisted of over 3,500 sheets ot paper and 130 books in paper wrappers or with decorated endpapers. In 1968 she bequeathed this collection to the British Library. This special exhibition was divided into the following groups: Covers, Wood block prints, Embossed papers, Marbling, Modern marbled papers, Paste... Read more
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zł350.00
Sleeping Cat; Original ink drawing

Sleeping Cat; Original ink drawing

by FREYMAN, Gertrude

unbound. very good(+). Drawing. Ink on heavy paper, with artist's signature in pencil. 15" x 22". In very good condition, light mat burn around image from a previous frame.<br/><br/> A peaceful image of a dozing tabby cat. Confident and bold dry brush over wash. <br><br> Gertrude Freyman (1901-1994) was an American artist, illustrator, educator, and interior designer.<br/><br/>
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$375.00
Istoriya ukrayins&#39;koho paperu

Istoriya ukrayins'koho paperu

by Macyuk, Orest

L'viv, 1994 12mo (19 cm), 188 pp. Printed wrappers (collector's stamp bottom of the title). In UKrainian. A history of Ukrainian paper. Contents include a historiography; medieval & renaissance paper mills and their watermarks; paper mills end of 18th-19th century; wtarmarks. A chronological list of Ukrainian paper mills in an appendix.
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zł150.00
<br /> A Few Specimen Pages and an Introductory Note on Fine Printing


A Few Specimen Pages and an Introductory Note on Fine Printing

by GOUDY, Frederic W

Mittineague, Massachusetts: Strathmore Paper Company, [1929]. Booklet. Near fine. 19 leaves. 25 cm. Illustrations. Card covers. Owner's label on a front endpaper.
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$35.00
Paper is part of the Picture. A Fact Illuminated By the Drawings of Walter Dorwin Teague for Strathmore Paper Company

Paper is part of the Picture. A Fact Illuminated By the Drawings of Walter Dorwin Teague for Strathmore Paper Company

West Springfield: Strathmore Paper Company, 1922 8vo (24.5 cm), [8] ff, printed wrappers. Samples of Strathmore Paper Company. cover printed on RhododendronCover paper, text on Alexandra Japan Cream, Antique.
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zł275.00
Célébration Papier Montreal 93 Paper Celebration

Célébration Papier Montreal 93 Paper Celebration

by WEBER, Therese, et al

Montreal: International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists (IAPMA), 1993. Very good. 8th annual Congress. 23 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Stapled card covers. A bit of tearing to paper samples.
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$15.00
A Life of Ts&#39;Ai Lung and Japanese Paper Making

A Life of Ts'Ai Lung and Japanese Paper Making

by NARITA, Kiyofusa

Tokyo: The Dainihon Press, 1966. Revised and enlarged edition. Paperback. Fine. 106 p. 18 cm. Colour tipped-in frontispiece and two colour plates within. 26 b&w illustrations. Pictorial softcover with transparent plastic cover. First published in 1954, the book portrays the life of Ts'ai Lung, the inventor of paper. It then goes on to give a brief history of Japanese hand-made paper, ink-floating or marbled paper, patterned and watermarked paper and the first machine-made paper in Japan.
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$40.00