Papermaking Through Eighteen Centuries
first edition Hardcover
1930 · New York
by Hunter, Dard
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ.. Two owner bookplates at front pastedown, ghost image of laid in newsprint at ffep, signed by the author at titlepage, fore-edge of fold-out frontispiece shows light creasing/rumple, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light, even toning, else clean. Brown cloth boards, red leather spine label, gilt lettering and decorative elements, fold-out frontispiece, teg. 8vo. xvii, 358pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index.
Warmly inscribed by Hunter to George J Bilsey (his being one of the two owner bookplates at the front pastedown) and showing both his signature and his red ink stamp. Based upon the limited edition, "Old Papermaking", this volume covers the same period, but in a much more comprehensive manner. A very handsome copy, inscribed by the author. (Inventory #: 5704)