PAPER-MAKING BY HAND IN JAPAN: Jugaku, Bunsho

PAPER-MAKING BY HAND IN JAPAN

Jugaku, Bunsho

Published by Meiji-Shobo, Tokyo, 1959
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4to. boards. 75 pages followed by plates of photographic illustrations showing the techniques involved in making paper followed by 24 specimens of hand-made paper. First edition. (Morris no.4 "Published at a mere $12.50, I remember at the time wondering why it was so underpriced.") Gives the historical background on the art of Japanese papermaking, how Japanese paper is made, a survey of hand-paper making in Japan during the 1950s and bibliographical notes. The specimens measure 6 x 5 inches. Two of these specimens were produced by the renowned Japanese papermaker, Eishiro Abe. Covers cracked along front hinge. Bookseller Inventory # 120092

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Title: PAPER-MAKING BY HAND IN JAPAN

Publisher: Meiji-Shobo, Tokyo

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: boards

Illustrator: Papermaking

Edition: 1st Edition

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