Paper samples, b/w plts. & text ills., diags., drawings, gloss., appends., bibliog., index. For centuries Westerners have been awed by the natural beauty of Japanese handmade paper. Timothy Barrett made the pilgrimage to Japan to discover the secrets of this craft. In this book he unveils his findings, shedding light on every facet of this time-honoured Japanese craft and offering complete instructions on how to duplicate the process.
First Edition. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Clean and new inside free from inscriptions. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. x+317pp. Pictorial b/w illustrated dust jacket, not price clipped covered in removable protective clear plastic, brown cloth boards bumped on corners (shelf wear) with guild text to spine, textured endpapers, b/w illust. frontis.,