Mr Gladstone's Washi. A Survey of Reports on the Manufacture of Paper in Japan. The Parkes Report of 1871

BIRD & BULL PRESS -- SCHMOLLER, Hans

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Folio. Color facsimiles as described below, including 20 illustrations on 20 sheets loose as issued in separate paper portfolio. Original red quarter morocco, morocco lettering-piece on spine, patterned paper boards; original publisher's board slipcase (slipcase slightly toned at edges, otherwise in fine condition). LIMITED EDITION, number 275 of 500 copies. The entire text of the Parkes Report is included in facsimile, as are full-size color reproductions of twenty Japanese watercolors depicting papermaking. They are reproduced here for the first time. Also printed is a letterpress facsimile, on Japanese paper, of thirty woodcut illustrations from the rare and famous 'Kamisuki Chohoki' which the watercolor artist used as his models. Laid-in: broadsheet prospectus for the book. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Mr Gladstone's Washi. A Survey of Reports on...
Publisher: Bird & Bull Press
Publication Date: 1984

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Book Description Bird & Bull Press, Newtown, PA, 1984. Bird & Bull Press (illustrator). 8vo. quarter morocco with sides based on a fine decorated paper in the Parks Collection. 134 pages plus 3 fold-out illustrations and a separate suite of color prints in a portfolio, all enclosed in a slipcase. Limited to 450 copies (Heaney A38). Sir Harry Parks was sent to Japan by W.E. Gladstone, the English Prime Minister, to gather information on Japanese papermaking. His report, along with a large selection of handmade paper was sent to England in 1871, there soon buried. Hans Schmoller was told about this important cache of historical information in the 1970s and put together a fascinating history of Parkes, the German scientist, Engelbert Kaempfer, and accompanied the history with reprints of both the Parkes report and Kaempfer's description of Japanese papermaking, the first such report. Also reproduced are twenty full size color reproductions of Japanese watercolors depicting papermaking. Each copy of this book also has an extra suite of these plates in a separate portfolio. Slipcase age darkened along edges. quarter morocco with sides based on a fine decorated paper in the Parks Collection. Seller Inventory # 460

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Book Description Bird & Bull Press, Newtown, PA, 1984. Quarto. Quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards by Gray Parrot. Plates and facsimiles, with separate portfolio of loose plates. Trace of sunning to book spine and to spine of portfolio, otherwise a very nice copy, near fine, in somewhat sunned and rubbed slipcase. First edition. One of five hundred numbered copies printed on Hahnemühle paper, with the facsimile woodcuts printed on Japanese paper. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT75794

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Book Description Bird & Bull Press, Newtown, PA, 1984. Quarto. Quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards by Gray Parrot. Plates and facsimiles. Fine in lightly scuffed slipcase with separate portfolio of loose plates. First edition. One of five hundred numbered copies printed on Hahnemühle paper, with the facsimile woodcuts printed on Japanese paper. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT42772

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Book Description Bird & Bull Press, Newtown, PA, 1984. Quarto. Quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards by Gray Parrot. Plates and facsimiles. Fine in slipcase with separate portfolio of loose plates. First edition. One of five hundred numbered copies printed on Hahnemühle paper, with the facsimile woodcuts printed on Japanese paper. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT57749

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Book Description Newtown, PA, Bird & Bull Press 1984. 28,5 : 21 cm. 134 S. Mit 30 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen, 19 farb. Reprod. von japan. Aquarellen zur Papierherstellung u. 3 Falttafeln. Orig.-HMaroquin mit RSchild u. Buntpapierbezug in Schuber und Portfolio mit einer separaten Folge der Farbtafeln. Erste Ausgabe. - Eines von 500 numerierten Exemplaren. Von Henry Morris' Bird & Bull Press hervorragend gedruckt. Der Text auf Hahnemühle-Bütten, die Faksimile-Holzschnitte des "Kamisuki Chohoki" auf handgeschöpftem Japanpaier und die Farbtafeln auf Mohawk Vellum. Der schöne Handeinband von Gray Parrot. - Ein neues und aufschlussreiches Buch zur Kunst und Geschichte der Papierherstellung in Japan. - Makelloses Exemplar mit Prospekt. Sprache: en. Seller Inventory # 00169

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