London: Trefoil Publications, Ltd., 1987. First edition. boards. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. As New. Quarto. Tan boards, black lettered spine. 159 pp. fully illustrated in color and b/w.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'English Artists Paper' at the Victoria and Albert Museum 1987. With preface by John Murdoch, Keeper of Designs, Prints & Drawings , Victoria and Albert Museum. Text by Winterthur Museum Paper Conservator. A Fine overview of types of paper utilized by artists from the 16th through the 19th centuries, tracing the importations of French, Dutch and Italian papers through the production of English Bristol board. Chapters on paper making by hand, 16-18 century innovations, Stationers, fancy papers. Fine in Fine DJ. Item #7291