We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. We have in stock some of the books on the program's suggested reading list. A selection of them, plus others that may be of interest, are included in "Featured Books" at the bottom of this page. Quantities are very limited. For other titles related to the program's theme, search by the keyword Attingham, or go to "Browse Horses" and then look through the topics Art, Driving (especially other World on Wheels volumes), Farming, Horses in Society & History, and Hunting. We're happy to ship postpaid to Attingham participants within the United States.

Decorated Book Papers [2nd ed.]
Loring, Rosamond B.

1952. 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. (Item ID: A4082)

$15.00

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