Book Description

MACFARLANE, Nigel. A Paper Journey: travels among the village papermakers of India and Nepal. New Castle, Delaware, USA: Oak Knoll Books 1993. One of a total edition of 210 numbered copies printed, of which this is copy numbered 126. With twenty original paper samples tipped-in at rear. Typeset in Dante types by Golgonooza Letter Foundry and printed on Arches Mouldmade paper at the Bird & Bull Press. Fore-edge untrimmed. Bound by Campbell-Logan Binder in quarter beige linen and maroon on beige patterned paper boards, with maroon leather spine label lettered in gilt. Fine copy, as issued.
Dealer Notes
A fascinating account by papermaker and historian Nigel Macfarlane of his travels to visit papermakers and paper mills throughout India and Nepal. He describes their processes and products and includes several photographs of papermaking in North India. The text is followed by 20 beautiful paper samples. He includes a papermaking chronology for the two countries and a short bibliography.
Author MACFARLANE, Nigel.
Date 1993
Binding Hardback.
Publisher New Castle, Delaware, USA: Oak Knoll Books.
Condition Fine copy, as issued.

Price: £75.00

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