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Title   AN HISTOIRE FOR YOUNG & OLDE (Paper Making)

Binding   Softcover

Publisher   Belleville, NJ Eastwood Wire Corp

Seller ID   6708

This is a book published as a tribute to paper making in 'America', in particular the Rittenhouse Mill and William Rittenhouse. It is a small booklet of 22 pages including the self-covers of the same hand made paper. It was hand set using a variety of font styles and a simple, crude decorative border. Old spelling and phrasing is used - heartie, Yr obedient Servant, etc. There are woodcuts of the Rittenhouse home, the William Bradford Printing House, watermarks, map of Philadelphia & Environs, Almanacks. The book includes a poem about paper-making. This book was made by the Eastwood Wire Corp of Belleville, NJ. Their wire was used 'to supply Fourdrinier & cylinder wires to the Leading Mills (sic) of this country'. ; 8vo; 22 pages

Books About Books William Rittenhouse Paper Paper Making History Early Printing

Price = 40.00 USD



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