Marbled paper : its history, techniques, and patterns, with special reference to the relationship of marbling to bookbinding in Europe and the Western world
- Richard J. Wolfe ; foreword by Sidney Berger.
- Second edition.
- New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2018.
- Physical description
- xx, 245 pages, 44 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm + 1 inserted sheet
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-228) and index.
- The nature and origin of marbling : marbling in the Far and Near East
- The European cradle period
- Marbling in Germany
- Marbling in France
- The further spread of the craft in Europe
- The initial British experience
- The matured British trade
- Marbling in the New World, I
- Marbling in the New World, II
- The decline of the art in Europe : "pseudo-marbling" and marbling by machine
- The revival and later events
- Technical aspects of the craft, I : marbling process, equipment, and tools
- Technical aspects of the craft, II : chemical and physical bases and basic constituents and ingredients
- Technical aspects of the craft, III : the colors used
- The evolution of marbled patterns.
- "A comprehensive examination of the art and craft of marbled paper and is applications, based on more than 25 years of research and practical experience."-- Provided by publisher.
- Publication date
- "This edition is a facsimile with corrections of the first edition published in 1990 by the University of Pennsylvania Press, a publication of the A.S.W. Fellowship in Bibliography."--Title page verso.
- 9781584563600 (paperback alkaline paper)
- 1584563605 (paperback alkaline paper)