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Morris, Henry
Bird & Bull Press, (North Hills), 1967. Octavo. 121pp. From an edition of 500 copies, this is an out-of-series copy in a 1968 trial binding by Jean Millard. According to a penciled note on the front endpaper, there were two copies bound thus, and the note mentioned that "L. Schlosser has the other." This copy is also inscribed by Morris on the colophon page to Herb Frankel, dated 1/7/73. The text is 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, with sample colored and watermarked papers bound in. Three engraved sheets laid in with text in Dutch, two showing an engraver ("Plaatsnyder") and one showing a papermaker ("De Papiermaaker"). Two small scuffs to spine and browning to paper edges, else fine in full buff morocco with raised spine bands and gilt spine lettering and turn-ins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]
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