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Decorated book papers; being an account of their designs and fashions.

Author: Rosamond B Loring; Veronica Ruzicka
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard College Library, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed. Edited by Philip HoferView all editions and formats
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"Decorated Book Papers was privately printed in 1942: it went out of print in six months, and copies of it have been in demand ever since. It includes a history of end papers and a description of the many varieties of decorated book papers, and it tells how to make them. This long awaited new edition contains, in addition to the text of the original, a Foreward by Philip Hofer and essays by Walter Whitehill, Dard  Read more...
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Named Person: Rosamond B Loring
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosamond B Loring; Veronica Ruzicka
OCLC Number: 945184
Notes: With essays on Mrs. Loring's life and work by W.M. Whitehill, Dard Hunter, and Veronica Ruzicka.
Description: xxxv, 4-171, 16 plates, 21 cm
Contents: Foreward / Philip Hofer --
Author's preface --
Rosamond Bowditch Loring, 1889-1950 / Walter Muir Whitehall --
Rosamond Loring's place in the study and making of decorated papers / Dard Hunter --
Rosamond Loring as a teacher and an artist / Veronica Ruzicka --
Early end-papers --
The early history of marbling --
Marbled end-papers --
Printed end-papers --
Dutch gilt or Dutch flowered papers --
Paste end-papers --
Some nineteenth-century end-papers --
Publishers' end-papers --
Pictorial end-papers --
The art of marbling --
The preparation of paste papers --
Some early makers of decorated paper arranged alphabetically according to the cities in which they worked.
Responsibility: By Rosamond B. Loring.

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"Decorated Book Papers was privately printed in 1942: it went out of print in six months, and copies of it have been in demand ever since. It includes a history of end papers and a description of the many varieties of decorated book papers, and it tells how to make them. This long awaited new edition contains, in addition to the text of the original, a Foreward by Philip Hofer and essays by Walter Whitehill, Dard Hunter, and Veronica Ruzicka. A list of known makers of early book papers add to the value of this beautiful and useful volume." -- Book jacket flap.

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