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An anthology of decorated papers : a sourcebook for designers, P.J.M. Marks

Label
An anthology of decorated papers : a sourcebook for designers
Title
An anthology of decorated papers
Title remainder
a sourcebook for designers
Statement of responsibility
P.J.M. Marks
Title variation
Decorated papers
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This remarkable and beautiful book brings together a collection of decorated papers dating from the 16th to the 20th century. They were produced for a wide variety of uses: as wrappers and endpapers for books, as the backing for playing cards, and even as linings for chests and cases. Some decorated papers were used as humble pictures for display in churches and the home; some were sold as souvenirs to pilgrims; and others were used merely as wrappings for foodstuffs such as gingerbread and chocolate. What unites all the papers in the book is the richness of their ornamentation and the thin, flexible characteristics of the original sheets. They are all further united by having been collected by Olga Hirsch (1889-1968), a trained bookbinder who left her collection of some 3,500 papers to the British Library, where they remain one of the largest and most diverse collections of decorated papers in the world. The collection has never previously been published except as a mini-format 64-page introductory gift book. This new beautifully designed album of the best and most exquisite papers in the collection will be a revelation and an inspiration to designers, bibliophiles and anyone with a love of pattern and ornamentation
Cataloging source
TOH
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Marks, P. J. M
Dewey number
745.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK8553
LC item number
.M37 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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British Library
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  • Decorative paper
  • Marbled papers
  • Decorative paper
  • Marbled papers
  • Decorative paper
  • Marbled papers
Label
An anthology of decorated papers : a sourcebook for designers, P.J.M. Marks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"British Library."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-251 ; 253-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Hand-marbled papers -- Paste papers -- Brocade papers -- Block-printed papers -- Mass production: the nineteenth century and beyond -- Miscellaneous decorating techniques -- Glossary
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780500518120
Lccn
2015938381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided by the Frank Allen Family Research Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936360620
  • (OCoLC)ocn936360620
Label
An anthology of decorated papers : a sourcebook for designers, P.J.M. Marks
Publication
Copyright
Note
"British Library."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-251 ; 253-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Hand-marbled papers -- Paste papers -- Brocade papers -- Block-printed papers -- Mass production: the nineteenth century and beyond -- Miscellaneous decorating techniques -- Glossary
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780500518120
Lccn
2015938381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided by the Frank Allen Family Research Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936360620
  • (OCoLC)ocn936360620

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