Cover: Decorated Book Papers in HARDCOVER

Decorated Book Papers

Being an Account of Their Designs and Fashions

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780976547266

Publication Date: 04/30/2008


215 pages

80 color illustrations

Houghton Library Publications


  • Preface to the Fourth Edition
  • Foreword
  • Author’s Preface
  • Part I: Introduction
    • Rosamond Bowditch Loring, 1889—1950
    • Rosamond Loring’s Place in the Study and Making of Decorated Papers
    • Rosemond Loring as Teacher and an Artist
    • Rosamond B. Loring: Maker, Collector, and Historian of Decorated Papers
    • Editions Bound in Paste Papers by Rosamond B. Loring: A Preliminary Checklist
  • Part II: Decorated Book Papers
    • Early End-Papers
    • The History of Marbling
    • Marbled End Papers
    • Printed End-Papers
    • Dutch Gilt or Dutch Flowered Papers
    • Paste End-Papers
    • Some Nineteenth-Century End-Papers
    • Publishers’ End-Papers
    • Pictorial End-Papers
  • Part III: Appendices
    • I. The Art of Marbling
    • II. The Preparation of Paste Paper
    • III. Some Early Makers of Decorated Paper Arranged Alphabetically According to the Cities in which They Worked
  • Notes
  • Index
  • Plates
  • Samples

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