Alembic Press - Macfarlane (Nigel). Handmade papers of India.


Alembic Press - Macfarlane (Nigel). Handmade papers of India.

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Handmade papers of India, by Nigel Macfarlane. Oblong royal 8vo, [47]p, The Alembic Press, Winchester, 1987.

Number 120 of 150 copies handset in Kennerley, printed on Gunny [jute and cotton] paper. 11 samples of paper tipped-in. Quarter rust cloth, jute cotton over boards, with block-printed endpapapers designed by Barbara Bliss. A fine copy.

Eleven papers are represented, one from the nineteenth-century, the rest contemporary. Nigel Macfarlane helped inthe revival of the manufacture of these papers at Khadi in India.

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