Weaver, Alexander; Edgar Miller, illustrator
Title Paper, Wasps and Packages: The Romantic Story of Paper and Its Influence on the Course of History [Paper, Corporate Histories]
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Chicago Container Corporation of America 1937
Seller ID 1971
Heavy, woven tan cloth with worn gilt spine titles and a gilt cover device, 19 by 26 cm, 78 pp. plus colophon and 4-panel fold-out at the rear, illus. Light wear at the head and tail of the spine and a small, closed tear on the fore edge of page 59. A simple, though charming history of paper from the Court of the Chinese Emperor Ho Ti to paper as a fundamental necessity of culture and commerce in the twentieth century. A four-panel fold-out depicts the water extraction, drying and finishing rooms of the Container Corp.