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William Balston Paper Maker 1759-1849

By: Balston, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/London, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1979

Edition: reprint of the 1954 edition

Seller ID: 1984


Brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 14 by 22.3 cm, xii 171 (1) plus 3-page list of Garland titles. Light rubbing to the extremities, two scratch marks on the front cover, and a name in pen on the ffep. Detailed history of William Balston, from his time as an assistant to James Whitman—“the greatest of English paper-manufacturers”—through Hollingsworth & Balston, the Springfield Mills, and Balston, Gaussen & Bosanquet. View more info

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Scholarly Publishing: A Journal for Authors & Publishers, Vol. 2, Nos. 2, 3 and 4, 1971, with Clapp’s Three-Part “Story of Permanent/Durable Book-Paper, 1115-1970”

By: Clapp, Verner W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Seller ID: 1980


Wraps, 17.2 by 24.5 cm, (3) 108-216, (3) 220-312, (3) 316-408 pp. Light cover wear and rubbing, light paperclip indentations on the covers and first few pages of each issue, and tiny RCV’D stamps on the covers. Each issue has heavy underlining and notations in red pencil in the body of the Clapp article. Clapp’s in-depth piece on the development of durable book papers stretches to fifty pages. View more info

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Physical Chemistry of Pigments in Paper Coating: A Project of the Coating Pigments Committee

By: Garey, Carroll L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, Inc. (Tappi Press): 1977

Seller ID: 1979


Orange cloth with gilt spine titles and gilt Tappi Press logo on front cover, 15.5 by 23.4 cm, xvii 493 pp. A couple of faint smudges on the boards and a previous owner’s name and date on the ffep. Some very specific essays on paper manufacturing, including crystallography and physical-chemical properties of paper coating pigments, relationships between crystal structures and physical properties, particle size and distribution, solid-liquid interfaces, the catalytic ... View more info

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A Laboratory Handbook of Pulp and Paper Manufacture: Incorporating the Fourth Edition of Stevens’s “Paper Mill Chemist”

By: Grant, Julius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1944

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 1974


Grant, Julius. A Laboratory Handbook of Pulp and Paper Manufacture: Incorporating the Fourth Edition of Stevens’s “Paper Mill Chemist.” London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1944, second printing (first published in 1942). Blue cloth with gilt spine titles, 14.5 by 22.1 cm, viii 320 pp., illus. Light bumping to the extremities, minor wear to the boards, and a crease to the upper board. Includes chapters on the scope and function of a mill laboratory, fibrous raw materi... View more info

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Washi: The World of Japanese Paper

By: Hughes, Sukey

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Tokyo/New York/San Francisco, Kodansha International Ltd.: 1982

Edition: second printing (first published in 1978)

Seller ID: 1927


Oatmeal-colored cloth with reddish-brown spine titles, dust jacket, washi endpapers, 22.5 by 31.3 cm, 360 pp. Hardcover is near fine with a name in pen on the second leaf; the jacket is very good with light fading on the spine and a few light scuff marks. A detailed and beautifully-illustrated history of Japanese washi paper. “The West is familiar with a few of the many elegant and colorful decorated papers of Japan, but though artists since Rembrandt have prized wa... View more info

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Hand Made Paper and its Water Marks: A Bibliography

By: Hunter, Dard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1967

Edition: Reprin, originally published in 1916

Seller ID: 1985


Burgundy buckram with gilt cover titles, 14.4 by 22.2 cm, 22 pp. Fine. From Hunter’s introduction: “In this bibliography I have listed only the works directly connected with the art of handmade paper and watermarks in handmade papers. No attempt has been made to catalogue the modern books treating with machinemade paper or dandy-roll watermarks.” View more info

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English Artists Paper: Renaissance to Regency

By: Krill, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Trefoil Publications Ltd.: 1987

Seller ID: 1968


Brown cloth with black spine titles, dust jacket, 20 by 24.5 cm, 159 pp., illus. The hardcover is near fine; the jacket is very good with light shelf wear and yellowing to the flaps. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1987, Krill traces the evolution and types of paper available to artists in England from the Renaissance to the early nineteenth century, including a chapter on handmade papers and a catalog o... View more info

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Ox Bow Diary: Paper & Book Intensive 85 [Oxbow]

By: Mauriello, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Saugatuck, MI], Ox Bow Paper & Book Intensive: 1989

Seller ID: 1986


Perfect-bound wraps, 21.4 by 28 cm, ix 92 pp., illus., including a tipped-in sample of a hand-made paste paper. Very good with only faint shelf wear and the titles written on the spine with a marker. The Ox Bow Diary “wrote itself” during the three-week Paper & Book Intensive of 1985. The PBI is an annual working sabbatical in the book arts, papermaking, and conservation for seasoned practitioners and motivated beginners. For more than thirty years... View more info

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Chronology of the Origin and Progress of Paper and Paper-Making

By: Munsell, Joel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albany, New York, J. Munsell: 1876

Edition: fifth edition, with additions

Seller ID: 1991


Rhubarb-colored cloth with gilt and black spine titles and black cover decorations, 13 by 20 cm, 263 pp. Heavy fading on the spine, loss at the head and tail of the spine, an insect hole near the foot of the spine, light corner wear, and the front hinge is cracked. A history of paper, arranged chronologically, from 670 B.C. until 1877. While some entries stretch to a couple of pages, most are short paragraphs or even single sentences, for instance “1852. Nov. 17. To... View more info

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Box Set of Proceedings of the Conference – Paper Science and Technology: The Cutting Edge and Fifty Years of Aspiration: An Abridged History of the Institute of Paper Chemistry

By: Posner, Harry; John Strange, et al., The Institute of Paper Chemistry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Appleton, WI, The Institute of Paper Chemistry: 1980

Seller ID: 1961


Appleton, WI: The Institute of Paper Chemistry, 1980. Near Fine. White buckram with gilt spine and cover titles and brown cover illustrations, in matching white buckram slipcase, Proceedings: 22 by 28.5 cm, viii 280 pp.; Fifty Years: 15.5 by 23.5 cm, viii 134 pp. Both volumes are fine, in a near fine slipcase with only faint signs of shelf wear. A special set to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Institute of Paper Chemistry. The Proceedings include some v... View more info

Image for Better Paper – Better Printing: Warren’s Printone Semi-Coated for Halftone Printing [Paper, Sample Book, S.D. Warren Company]

Better Paper – Better Printing: Warren’s Printone Semi-Coated for Halftone Printing [Paper, Sample Book, S.D. Warren Company]

By: S.D. Warren Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, S.D. Warren Company: 1920

Seller ID: 1981


Hardcover, 23.5 by 31.8 cm, [14] pp. followed by 16 blank, perforated leaves of 70 lb. Printone, complete and intact. Heavy wear to the corners and edges, with 2 cm of loss at the head and tail of the spine. The interior is faintly yellowed. Gives a brief description of their printing papers, as well as their suitability in horticultural and gardening publications. (os) View more info

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People & Paper… A History of Scott-Mobil, 1939-1989 [Paper, Corporate Histories]

By: Shackleford, R.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mobile/Daphne, AL, Scott Paper Company/The New Providence Trading Co.: 1989

Seller ID: 1983


Navy cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, 14.5 by 22.1 cm, ii 275 pp., illus. Very light shelf wear at the extremities, light scuffing, and some spotting along the bottom edge of the front cover. A rather biased corporate history of Scott from its beginnings, covering corporate management, logging, production, etc. First Edition. View more info

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Handmade Paper Today: A Worldwide Survey of Mills, Papers, Techniques and Uses

By: Turner, Silvie; Birgit Skiöld

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Frederic C. Beil: 1983

Seller ID: 1987


First trade edition (a limited edition was also produced which included paper samples). Green cloth over boards with silver spine titles and blindstamped cover titles, dust jacket, 21 by 27.5 cm, 280 pp., illus. The hardcover is near fine but for a previous owner’s name in pen on the ffep and pencil notations on two pages noting factual errors; the jacket is very good with heavy sun fading along the spine panel. From the front flap: “This volume is concerned with ... View more info

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Along the Pathway from Fibre to Paper [Paper, Sample Book, W.C. Hamilton & Sons]

By: W.C. Hamilton & Sons

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lafayette Station, PA, W.C. Hamilton & Sons/The Riverside Paper Mills Co.: nd (c. 1920)

Seller ID: 1970


Mottled imitation leather with printed cover design, 21.5 by 28 cm, not paginated (frontis portrait, 80 pp. followed by 22 leaves of sample papers. Light wear and bumping at the extremities, some scuffing, scratches and creases to the boards, and light bowing of the upper board. A rather charming step-by-step guide to how paper is made at W.C. Hamilton. Full-page photographic plates—showing images of the steam splitter, chipper house, digester house, rotary drainers... View more info

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Fifty Years of Paper Making: A Brief History of the Origin, Development and Present Status of The Warren Manufacturing Company, 1873-1923 [Paper, Corporate Histories]

By: Warren Manufacturing Company

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NP, Privately Printed: 1923

Seller ID: 1972


Black cloth with gilt cover titles, 20 by 28.3 cm, frontis portrait, [ii] 38 (1) pp., illus. Very minor rubbing to the extremities. “Published by The Warren Manufacturing Company to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of its founding. The Warren Manufacturing Company owns and operates four paper mills, located at Warren Glen, Hughesville, Riegelsville and Milford, all in New Jersey close to the Delaware River and forty miles north of Trenton.” Includes chapters ... View more info