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Omnibus

Morris, Henry

Published by Bird & Bull Press, 1967
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Octavo. 121pp. One of 500 copies. A compilation of instructions for amateur papermakers with observations on private presses, book printing, and some of the people involved. Printed on a variety of handmade papers, and with sample colored papers and watermarked papers bound in, and a sheet of coarse paper from a seventeenth-century Dutch mill laid in. Very fine in quarter Niger and patterned boards, bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Prospectus laid in. (Bird & Bull Bibliography A7). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Omnibus
Publisher: Bird & Bull Press
Publication Date: 1967

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Morris, Henry
Published by North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press
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Book Description North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press. No Binding. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Oblong, 6 in. x 4 ½ in. 8 pp. Stapled. A prospectus for a book on papermaking "with notes and observations on private presses, book printing, and some people who are involved in these activities." This is the prospectus only, not a copy of the book. Seller Inventory # cb-411

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Morris, Henry.
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Book Description The Bird & Bull, North Hills, 1967. Condition: Fine. 8vo (25 cm); 121 pages, including a variety of paper samples. A sample of paper from the 17th-century De Schoolmeester mill is laid in. Bound in quarter morocco over paper-covered boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine condition. Edition limited to 500 copies. Seller Inventory # 1774

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Book Description Bird & Bull Press, 1967. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Includes laid-in sample of paper made at De Schoolmeester. #46/500. One light scuff to front cover, else fine. From the collection of bibliophile Water A. Frankel, with his bookplate designed by Reynolds Stone. . Seller Inventory # mon0000014495

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Morris, Henry.
Published by North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, 1967. (1967)
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Book Description North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, 1967., 1967. 6 x 9 1/2. 121 pages, illustrated. Fourteen handmade paper samples by Henry Morris, Dard Hunter, & others. Quarter morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine. One of 500 copies on handmade paper. B&B A7. Schlosser 53. Seller Inventory # 15401

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Morris, Henry
Published by Bird & Bull Press, [Newtown] (1967)
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Book Description Bird & Bull Press, [Newtown], 1967. Edition limited to 500 copies (this, no. 379) printed on a variety of hand made papers, 8vo, pp. 121, [3]; numerous photo and line illustrations throughout, 1 leaf of "Old Watermark Designs" and 8 leaves of sample papers bound in, including 1 leaf made by Dard Hunter at his Lime Rock Mill in 1930 on which is printed a tribute to the papermaker; a fine copy of one of the Press's best works, in original quarter brown morocco over printed cloth-covered boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt title direct on spine. As issued, a paper sample from the 17th-century De Schoolmeester mill is laid in. Twenty-One, A7: "Omnibus was extremely popular and although I printed a large edition of 500 copies, demand was such that I could have sold twice that amount.". Seller Inventory # 50375

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Book Description Bird & Bull Press, North Hills, Pennsylvania, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Millard, Jean (illustrator). 1st Edition. Edition limited to 500 copies. This is number 52. Bound in quarter brown morocco over pattered paper-covered boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Spine has gilt stamped lettering. Deckled fore-edge and bottom edge. Bird & Bull Bibliography A7. Schlosser 53. Printed on a variety of handmade paper with 14 bound-in examples of handmade paper by Henry Morris of the Bird & Bull Press, Dard Hunter of his mill in Lime Rock, Connecticut, from Australia, & others. Inserted in a plastic sleeve and laid in is a sample of paper made at the De Schoolmeester mill in Westzaan, Holland, the last wind-driven mill in the Netherlands, founded in the 17th century. See page 120 for further details. Omnibus is a compilation of instructions for amateur papermakers with observations on private presses, book printing, and some of the people involved. It is set in Centaur, Emerson, etc. and is printed in black and various colors on 'Bird and Bull' handmade paper. It has chapters on The Mould, The Beater, Other Necessary Equipment and Beating Pulp, Some Observations on Private Presses, Making, Drying and Sizing Paper, Notes on Printing and Binding. The book includes six samples of paper used by Morris for his books. Bound in quarter leather over decorated paper-covered boards. Millard, Jean is the illustrator. 121, [1] pages. Three engraved sheets laid in with text in Dutch, two showing an engraver ("Plaatsnyder") and one showing a papermaker ("De Papiermaaker"). It has 13 reproductions of drawings, 8 pages of photographs, 2 pages of watermark designs printed in blind. Includes six samples of paper used by Morris for his books. Seller Inventory # 009343

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Bird & Bull Press) Morris, Henry
Published by The Bird & Bull Press, N.p. (1967)
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Book Description The Bird & Bull Press, N.p., 1967. First Edition, one of 500 copies. First Edition, one of 500 copies. Illustrated, with numerous watermarked and handmade paper samples bound in. 1 vols. 8vo. A fine copy of this beautifully produced work. Quarter morocco and cloth boards by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Fine, with loosely inserted paper sample as issued Illustrated, with numerous watermarked and handmade paper samples bound in. 1 vols. 8vo. Seller Inventory # 41010

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Book Description (BIRD & BULL PRESS) MORRIS, Henry. OMNIBUS. (North Hills): 1967. 8vo. Quarter-leather. 121, (2) pages. One of 500 copies [Taylor, A-7]. Essays on papermaking, private presses, fine printing, and the people involve in the book arts. With many illustrations and paper samples. Fine. An earl Bird & Bull Press book. Seller Inventory # 35062

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Bird & Bull Press) Morris (Henry).
Published by 8vo, 123pp., 236 X 148mm., Bird & Bull Press, North Hills, PA, 1967. (1967)
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Book Description 8vo, 123pp., 236 X 148mm., Bird & Bull Press, North Hills, PA, 1967., 1967. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Set in Centaur, Emerson, &c.; number 18 of 500 copies printed in black and various colours on 'Bird and Bull' hand made paper. 13 reproductions of drawings, etc., 8 pages of photographs, two pages of watermark designs printed in blind. Inserted sample sheets. Quarter brown morocco, spine gilt, with cream cloth boards printed with a pattern of a laid mould in yellow tan. A fine copy. Omnibus is printed on a variety of hand made papers - there is paper from the Dard Hunter mill at Lime Rock, Connecticut, from Australia, and from the Bird & Bull Press. Of 123pp., 34 pages are from these three sources. There is also a sample sheet from the last wind-driven paper mill in the Netherlands. Seller Inventory # 5063

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Published by The Bird & Bull Press, (1967)
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Book Description The Bird & Bull Press, 1967. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Size: 6 1/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. 121 pp. Copy No. 171 of an edition of 500 printed at The Bird & Bull Press. Decorative cloth cover with leather spine and hinges. Gilt titling on spine, "bird & bull" decoration on front cover. Deckled fore-edge and bottom edge. Illustrated and with samples of paper bound in. Loosely inserted in a protective plastic cover is a sample of paper made a De Schoolmeester Mill in Westzaan, Holland, with reference to p. 120 for further details. A little dusting to the covers. In a fine acetate wrapper. Inscribed in ink on the limitation page by Henry Morris, proprietor of Bird & bull Press: "For Hilda- with best regards at Doc Leslie. 9/18/68. Henry Morris.". Seller Inventory # ABE-1290895067

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