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    One of 182 Copies Signed by Dard Hunter

    Dard Hunter. Papermaking in Indo-China. Chillicothe OH: Dard Hunter, Mountainhouse Press, 1947. First Edition, one of 182 copies signed by Hunter (copy number 151). Quarto. 102 pages. With sixteen photographic plates inserted throughout. Two samples of Chinese paper mounted. Complete. This edition has been specially bound by Peter Franck in Sherman, Connecticut. The binding is quarter red morocco with gilt Buddha pattern paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine. Minimal cover edge wear and thumbsoiling, some foxing to endleaves and very light foxing in text. Near fine. Portion of original invoice from 1947 laid-in.
    The handmade paper for this edition was made in 1932 in Dard Hunter's mill at Lime Rock, Connecticut. The title page device was printed from a woodcut found in Tonkin; the typographical ornaments used as chapter headings, as well as the borders, were cut and cast especially for this book by Dard Hunter, Junior; the woodblock used in printed the cover paper was procured in China.


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