The Whole Benefit that Paper Brings, Written in 1588, with Engravings by Anthony Christmas
by Thomas Churchyard (1520-1604).
Huddersfield, UK:: The Fleece Press,, 2002. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Like New. Anthony Christmas. LIMITED EDITION of 285 copies, printed on Queen Anne hand-made paper with 6-point Garamond type set by Peter O. Sanderson. This is one of 100 special copies with handmade wooden paper moulds made by Stephen Byrne. Oblong Miniature Book. 1 7/8 x 3 inches. Unpaginated.  pp. Half-title, frontispiece, illustrations engraved throughout by Anthony Christmas, title page printed in red and black, Introduction by Simon Lawrence; text clean, unmarked. Patterned paper over boards, comes housed in a hand-made wooden paper mold with wire mesh; binding square and tight. Fine. This volume contains a reprint of Thomas Churchyard's important 44-stanza poem, which first appeared in 1588; it is the first English-language description of a paper mill and the craft of paper making. (Inventory #: CGSZ816-002)
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