Octavo. 46pp., + (6)ff. One of 200 copies. The text describes how "handmade paper is made directly from used rags of cotton & linen origin as well as other materials." Printed on different handmade papers, in various colors, with linoleum cuts by Jim Lee and a title-page calligraphed by Hermann Zapf. Numerous samples are included, among them a paper-pulp painting and an embossed page. One of the most readable and instructive papermaking books, as well as the most elegant. Fine in Irish linen-covered boards. Prospectus laid-in. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Hand Papermaking: Papermaking by Hand, A ...
Publisher: Perishable Press
Publication Date: 1982
Illustrator: Zapf, Hermann
Book Description Minor Confluence, WI: Perishable Press, 1982., 1982. 7 x 10 1/2. ( 12), 42, (3) pages + 3 double-page specimens. Jim Lee's 11 linocuts portrait equipment & methods. Irish linen, blind stamped title. Fine. Inscribed by Hamady, on his linocut portrait, to a fellow printer. Both a practical manual and a lovely exemplar of papermaking. The 3 special specimens are a thread picture, pulp painting, and a sheet deeply embossed by "found object" on the mould. Copy 67 of 200 copies printed by Walter Hamady. Title page calligraphy by Hermann Zapf. Printed in five colors on 13 Hamady Shadwell papers, and on papers from other makers/mills. A Century for the Century 87. Seller Inventory # 17614
Book Description The Perishable Press, Perry, WI, 1982. cloth. Perishable Press (illustrator). small 4to. cloth. (x), 43, (2) pages and 9 leaves of paper samples. Limited to 200 numbered copies (Hamady 102). The text simply relates the complex process of producing handmade paper. Attractively illustrated with woodcut drawings by Jim Lee, and some borrowed plates from Diderot. Printed on various papers and set in Hermann Zapf's Stempel Palatino. Zapf also designed the title page. Seller Inventory # 20076