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    [Books about Books]. Four on Papyrus, Parchment, and Vellum: The Mystique of Vellum; The Nature and Making of Papyrus; The Nature and Making of Parchment; Specimens of Parchment.

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    [Books about Books]. Four Books on Papyrus, Parchment, and Vellum, including: The Mystique of Vellum. Boston: Anne and David Bromer, 1984. One of 225 copies, this being copy number 172. Quarto. 38 pages. Publisher' binding and clamshell box. Fine. [and:] The Nature and Making of Papyrus. Barkston Ash, Yorkshire: The Elmete Press, 1973. One of 495 copies

    signed by the paper-maker and printer, this being copy number 193. Octavo. 69 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's binding. Fine. [and:] Ronald Reed. The Nature and Making of Parchment. [Leeds]: The Elmete Press, 1975. Limited to 450 copies, this being number 181. Quarto. 96 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's binding. Fine. [and:] Specimens of Parchment with notes by Ronald Reed... Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1976. One of 200 copies, this being copy number 165. Quarto. Title page plus nine leaves. Nine tipped-in specimens. Publisher's chemise with pocket, ten leaves. Light rubbing. Otherwise, fine.



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