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PAPERMAKING BY HAND IN INDIA
New York: Pynson Printers, 1939. hand-blocked India print cloth-covered boards, black calf back by Gerhard Gerlach, deckled fore and bottom edges, slipcase. Papermaking. small folio. hand-blocked India print cloth-covered boards, black calf back by Gerhard Gerlach, deckled fore and bottom edges, slipcase. 129, (5) pages plus 42 leaves of illustrations and 27 actual specimens of hand-made paper. Limited to 370 numbered copies, signed by Hunter and by Elmer Adler. After becoming familiar with the unique qualities of both handmade and machine-made papers in his early career as a graphic designer and artist, Hunter's interest soon centered on techniques of hand papermaking. Seeking to revive the dormant craft in America, Hunter traveled all over Asia to study papermaking methods among a variety of cultures. This work is an in depth study of a number of topics related to papermaking in India, including materials, moulds and the specific practices of paper production at a number of locations around the country. Slipcase rubbed on spine. A few tiny scuff marks on leather spine. Much better preserved binding than usually found.
      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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