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Early vs. modern handmade papers observations of a 20th c. papermaker by Timothy Barrett

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Published by Silver Buckle Press, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries in [Madison, Wisc.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Paper, Handmade.,
  • Papermaking.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEarly versus modern handmade papers.
StatementTimothy Barrett ; drawings by Richard Flavin.
ContributionsFlavin, Richard, 1943-, Silver Buckle Press., Press Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTS1109 .B265 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination[10] p. :
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1659156M
LC Control Number91221646

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