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The Paper Maker – Run of Thirteen Issues [Hand and Machine Made Paper History Journal], Anderson, James; Edward Grant, eds.
1 Anderson, James; Edward Grant, eds. The Paper Maker – Run of Thirteen Issues [Hand and Machine Made Paper History Journal]
Wilmington, DE Hercules Powder Company Inc. (Paper makers Chemical Department) 1957-1963 Paperback Very Good 
Thirteen bi-yearly journals, 1957-1963. Card wraps with plastic comb bindings, 21.8 by 27.8 cm, 36 to 68 pp. ea. Included are: Vol. 26 No. 2, 1957 (dampstains along the fore edge); Vol. 27 No. 1, 1958 (very good with cracks in the comb binding); Vol. 27 No. 2, 1958 (dampstains along the fore edge of the second half of the journal); Vol. 28 No. 1, 1959 (very good); Vol. 28 No. 2, 1959 (very good); Vol. 29 No. 1, 1960 (very good); Vol. 29 No. 2, 1960 (very good); Vol. 30 No. 1, 1961 (small stains on the front cover and dampstains on six leaves); Vol. 30 No. 2, 1961 (very good); Vol. 31 No. 1, 1962 (very faint dampstains on the back cover and last few leaves); Vol. 31 No. 2, 1962 (very good); Vol. 32 No.1, 1963 (very good); and Vol. 32 No. 2, 1963 (very good). While printed by a paper company, this journal does little in the way of self-promotion. Printed on a variety of papers and leaf sizes, they include historical articles on machine- and hand-made paper, paper making in different cultures, bookbinding, paper sales, currency paper, the pulp industry, watermarks, etc. Nicely illustrated. (os) First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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2 Japico Japico - Japanpapiere für die Restaurierung [Japanese Papers for Restorations] [Paper, Sample Book]
Vienna Japico-Feinpapiervertrieb August 1990 Paperback Very Good 
Mylar-covered presentation binder with cover page and 26 leaves, printed recto only, with a total of 50 paper samples, most averaging 12 by 8 cm. Light yellowing along the top edge of the cover sheet and back cover only, and a name in pen on the cover sheet. All samples intact. A Japico sample book featuring Japanese-made restoration papers. Japico Fine Paper Sales was founded in 1976 and specializes in high-quality papers for painting, drawing, fine press, and restoration. (os) 
Price: 15.00 USD
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