Practical Remarks on Modern Paper. By John Murray. With an Introductory Essay by Leonard B. Schlosser.

Frontis. & illus. 120 pp. 8vo, orig. morocco-backed patterned boards. North Hills: 1981.

Limited to 300 copies, printed in Baskerville type on Hahnemühle Ingres-Büttenpapier. John Murray's 1829 critique of current papermaking practices and abuses, although little regarded when first published, seems today "a work of remarkable prescience at a time when the books of the past 150 years are crumbling and there is effort both to conserve those and to preserve the literature and science of our own time."­from the Introductory Essay.

Fine copy with prospectus.

Price: $250.00

Item ID: 780

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