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1 Mastercraft Papers, Ltd. Price list and correspondence.
Corking, Surrey: Mastercraft Papers, Ltd., 1979 Collectible: Very Good 
3 price lists from Mastercraft Papers Ltd., dated 1st December 1979, 1st September 1980, and 1st November 1982, with pencil notations, single sheets printed on both sides, except the 1979 list is printed on 1 side with 2 sheets stapled together. Typed letter SIGNED from Marnix Zetteler to G. Wakeman of the Plough Press. In addition, this lot contains a manuscript note, signed from Marie-Helene Olive dated May 30, 1997 on Christie's Auction House, London, note-pad paper. Very Good. Small lot of price lists and a single piece of correspondence between Marnix Zetteler of Mastercraft Papers, Ltd. The letter, SIGNED by Zettler, is dated 26 June 1981 and is addressed to G. Wakeman of the Plough Press, Loughborough, Leicestershire. Zetteler mentions a visit to the Plough Press the day before, and confirms an order for products from Mastercraft Papers. The Plough Press was founded by Geoffrey Wakeman in 1967 in Loughborough, Licestershire. Wakeman (d. 1987) learned letterpress printing from Philip Gaskell at the College Press in Glasgow. The majority of Plough Press books were limited editions, letter press printed, and hand bound. In 1982, the press moved to Kidlington, Oxfordshire, and produced a bibliography of its works, The Plough Press 1967-1981: Fifteen Years Printing in a Loughborough Garage. In 2012, Marnix Zetteler was reported as living in Okatie, Georgia where he and his wife work at poster restoration. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Aztec and Maya Papermakers.  With an Introduction by Dard Hunter, Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen
2 Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen The Aztec and Maya Papermakers. With an Introduction by Dard Hunter
New York: J. J. Augustin, 1944 First Trade Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST TRADE EDITION. Tall 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 15/16 inches. [x], 120 pp. Frontispiece is a copy of The Dresden Codex, executed on huun-paper in the period of the League of Mayapan, 2 maps, text figures, bibliography, index, 39 black-and-white photographic plates; text clean, un-marked. Red-stamped greenish-gray cloth, dust-jacket in mylar; binding square and tight, very light soiling to jacket, foot of spine softened. Near Fine. This is the first scholarly work devoted to Aztec and Maya papermaking. It was chosen by the American Institute of Graphic Arts as one of the fifty best books on 1944. It thoroughly discusses the processes and materials used by these ancient craftsmen. Contains extensive editorial apparatus. Essential reading for historians, anthropologists, and students of paper-making. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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