1952. Item #A4082
Loring, Rosamond B. Decorated Book Papers: Being an Account of Their Designs and Fashions. Harvard University Press 1952. 2nd ed., ed. by Philip Hofer (1st pub. 1942). xxxv, 171p + 16 pls. With appreciations of the author by Walter Muir Whitehill, Dard Hunter, and Veronica Ruzicka. Very good hardcover in very good d.j. (two jackets are here). ** Historical survey of endpapers (early, marbled, gilt or Dutch flowered, paste, pictorial, etc.), followed by advice on making marbled and paste papers. Appendix of early papermakers. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.