"[Bound] by Claudia in decorated paper over leather-edged boards with a leather spine and housed in a clamshell box."--Prospectus. "[More] than 600 examples of patterned papers from Europe, Asia and North America."--Prospectus. "Original samples of marbling, paste decoration, embossing, pulp manipulation, lithography, block and linocut printing, stencilling and airbrushing from the 19th and 20th centuries will be found, along with contemporary examples (some made specially for this book). A sampling of Dutch gilt and block-printed papers from the late 1700s to early 1800s will also be included."--Prospectus. "The book was designed and set in Bembo by Barbara Hodgson. David Clifford at Black Stone Press in Vancouver printed the text on Arches mouldmade. Rollin Milroy at Heavenly Monkey printed the specimen sheets. Claudia Cohen bound each copy in her Seattle studio. The edition is 30 numbered and six A.P. copies, each signed by the two authors."--Colophon. Includes bibliographical references. Issued in solander box (35 x 28 x 11 cm). No. 4, signed by Claudia Cohen and Barbara Hodgson. Table of contents sheet laid in to each volume.
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