The Nature and Making of Parchment

Reed, Ronald

Published by Elmete Press, 1975
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Fine Press Edition. First Edition. Limited to 425 copies; this is hand numbered copy #54. All copies were hand bound; and bound in quarter Classic vellum and buckrum over boards; gilt spine titles and decorations; original clear mylar cover present; 96 pp.; illustrated; previous owner's book plate inside front cover, else a lovely, fine copy. Uncommon. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Nature and Making of Parchment
Publisher: Elmete Press
Publication Date: 1975
Illustrator: F. Neville Swaine
Book Condition: Near Fine

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Book Description Elmete Press. Folded Sheet. Condition: Fine. Original Prospectus. Original prospectus fo the book, not the book which was published in a limited edition of 450 copies. Seller Inventory # 026899

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Book Description Leeds: The Elmete Press, 1975. Limited numbered edition of 450 (this copy out of series). Illustrations. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 96-pages. Original parchment-backed buckram boards blocked in gilt with leather gilt lettering piece. Trifle rubbing to corners, small chip out of lettering piece border else excellent. With, loosely inserted, the prospectus for this work, Reed's obituary, a letter from A. S. Maney to Dr. Ryder declining to publish his book and a letter from the Record Office of the House of Lords thanking Dr. Ryder for sending his review of this book. Seller Inventory # 17225

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Book Description The Elmete Press, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Collectible: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies, this is one of 425 copies quarter-bound in Classic vellum with buckram sides, edited and designed by A. S. Money who supervised its printing on Clan mold-made rag paper made by Wookey Hole Mill, text set in 12 point Garamond type, and typographic decorations by Terence Fowler. 4to. 11 3/8 x 8 1/16 inches. [x], (102) pp. Half-title, title page printed within brown typographic border, typographic ornaments throughout, decorative initials, 14 illustrations, printer's device on title page and colophon, tailpieces; text clean, unmarked. Quarter parchment, brown buckram over boards, brown leather spine label title in gilt, gilt decorations on boards, top edge gilt, illustrated end-papers, glassine dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket chipped and spine of jacket toned. Muir Dawson's copy. Fine copy in Very Good jacket, there is no slip case. Ronald Reed was a Professor at the University of Leeds; he was respected internationally for his scientific work on ancient leathers and parchment, particularly for his optical and electron microscopic studies. This volume explains the role of parchment throughout western history, and especially it role in conserving the records of homo sapien's cultural knowledge. Seller Inventory # SFK418-001

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ISBN 10: 0950336718 ISBN 13: 9780950336718
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Book Description Elmete Press, 1975. Condition: Collectible; Good. ex library hardback, 1st edition from an original manuscript is limited to 450 numbered copies, this is number 355, quater-bound in classic vellum with buckram sides on millboards, blocked in real gold, it is edited & designed by A.S.Maney, apart from the usual library stamps & markings this beautiful book is in very good condition, please contact us if more imformation or picture is required, will despatch within 24hrs registered post. Seller Inventory # SFL-29E08

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Book Description The Elmete Press,, Leeds, 1975. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. No. 87 of 450 copies. 96pp., illus. Printed in black and brown on mould-made cream laid paper. Very good copy, quarter-bound in vellum with leather spine label and cloth boards. Seller Inventory # 44720

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