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The making of books

Author: Dard Hunter; Alfred Fowler; Mountain House Press.
Publisher: Chillicothe, Ohio : Mountain House Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dard Hunter; Alfred Fowler; Mountain House Press.
OCLC Number: 17215235
Notes: Imprinted by Dard Hunter II ; bound by Gary Parrot.
V. 1. reprinted from The Miscellany, Vol. II, No. 1, 1915. (Kansas City, Mo. : Alfred Fowler)--v. 2. reprinted from The Miscellany, Vol. II, No. 4, Dec. 1915. (Kansas City, Mo. : Alfred Fowler) -- v. 3. Reprinted form The Quarterly Notebook / ed. by Alfred Fowler. -- Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 1916.
V. 4. consists of 11 samples of handmade paper in 22 leaves.
"His [Dard Hunter's] hand-cut type was used for the text, while the remaining sections have been set in the hand-cut type produced by the younger Hunter, both significantly reduced from 18 point. ... These miniatures were printed on handmade paper made in 1932 at Lime Rock, Connecticut. This most likely was the final paper made in the Dard Hunter mill."
Copy no. 50 of 50 miniatures made; bound in brown leather, stamped in gold and blind; in matching cotton-lined slipcase.
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 48 mm
Contents: v. 1. The lost art of making books. --
v. 2. Ancient paper-making. --
v. 3. Seventeenth-Century type-making. --
v. 4. The specimens.
Other Titles: Lost art of making books
Ancient paper-making
Seventeenth-Century type-making
Responsibility: by Dard Hunter.

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