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Richard J. Wolfe (1928-2017) was a rare book librarian, practicing marbler, and collector of marbled papers and books about marbling. This book is the result of more than twenty-five years of research and practical experience. Wolfe tracked down and sorted out historical records of marbling from their original sources, to write eloquently on technical and stylistic questions. This meticulously examines the rise and fall of the craft, its history, techniques, and patterns in such a way as to put all aspects of this fascinating craft in proper perspective. Profusely illustrated, oversized.
When first published, Marbled Paper was immediately recognized as the most comprehensive study of marbling to that point, and its status as the standard history of the subject has not been diminished by more recent works. For that reason, and with the goal of making it available again to scholars, students, and practitioners of marbling, Oak Knoll Press is pleased to be able to present this second edition in cooperation with the Wolfe family, completed with minor corrections left by the author.
- Additional Information
Item Code MARBPA Publisher Oak Knoll Press Publish Date 2018 ISBN 9781584563600 Binding Soft Cover Dimensions 9x12 # Pages 246pg Color Text/Partial Color
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