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Hunter, Dard
Hunter, Dard] Old Papermaking
Dard Hunter, [The Mountain House, Chillicothe, OH, 1923. First edition. Small folio. Original publishers three-quarter white paper covered boards over patterned paper covered boards, letting in black on spine. #125 of 200 Copies, Signed by Hunter. Nine superb specimen sheets, frontispiece by R.M. Pearson of Hunter's handmade paper mill, signed by Pearson and titled, "Dard Hunter's Mill," both in pencil, at bottom. There are 20 illustrations in he text, including the specimen pages, 9 full-page plates, 8 color plates, etc. With the scarce original 4-page prospectus laid in, with, "Of this number but 90 remain unsold," and the the number "90" is crossed out by the publishers, with two pencil marks. A wonderful copy, near fine, with the fragile spine unmarked. Some weakening to margins of lower spine, very small paper loss to bottom crack. corners bumped. Scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books [Seattle, WA, U.S.A.]
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