American Decorative Papermakers: The Work & Specimens of Twelve Craft Artists

By: Don Guyot (b. 1944)

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Series: Studies in the Book Arts, No. 1. LIMITED EDITION of 1,200 copies, this is 1 of 1,000 softcover copies rebound by a previous owner. Oblong 4to. 10 x 8 1/2 inches. (68) pp. Half-title, decorative title page incorporating an engraving by Michael McCurdy of a marbling pot which is used as a motif throughout, engraving entitled "Marbling Paper" by Michael McCurdy, 10 auto-biographical essays with portraits of the marbling artists and a sample of the work of each, list of resources, glossary, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Quarter green morocco over Cockrell marbled paper over boards, printed paper spine label, original printed wrappers bound-in, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, boards lightly bowed, spine label rubbed, rear end-paper only partially pasted down. MM319-048. Good. Brings together essays by 10 of the best paper marbles in the country, including Don Guyot; Faith Harrison; Iris Nevins; Kay Radcliffe; Sage Reynolds and Colman Ruthkin; Donna Seim; Peggy Skycraft; Pamela Smith; Jim and Pamela Talin; and Chris Weimann. This study of marbling features original tipped-in specimens made by marblers exclusively for this edition. The book was the project of Robert Hauser, founder of Busyhaus Associates, and Michael McCurdy, a fine-press publisher and engraver.

Title: American Decorative Papermakers: The Work & Specimens of Twelve Craft Artists

Author Name: Don Guyot (b. 1944)

Categories: Paper Making,

Publisher: Mattapoisett, MA, Busyhaus Publications: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MM319-048

Keywords: Papermaking, Paper Making, Vernacular Binding, Marbling, Marbled Paper, Don Guyot, Faith Harrison, Iris Nevins, Kay Radcliffe, Sage Reynolds, Colman Ruthkin, Donna Seim, Peggy Skycraft, Pamela Smith, Jim Talin, Pamela Talin, Chris Weimann, Fine Press, Fine Printing, American Decorative Papermakers The Work and Specimens of Twelve Craft Artists, Studies in the Book Arts