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FOREST BOOKS, Specialising in Bibliography, Bookbinding, Book Catalogues,
Book Collecting, Book Trade, Books about Books, Palaeography, Paper,
Printing, Reference Works, Typography &c. Catalogues issued regularly and
sent free on request.


A selection from our stock.

All books are 8vo and published in London unless otherwise described.



CLARK (Tony) Bookbinding with Adhesives. McGraw-Hill Book Company. 1988.
$16
First Edition, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, illustrs., orig. decorated
boards.




CLOUGH (Eric A.) Bookbinding for Librarians. Association of Assistant
Librarians. 1957.
$32
First Edition, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, frontis., 8 plates, 16
illustrs., orig. decorated cloth, slightly worn.




DAY (Frederick) An Introduction to Paper, its Manufacture and use. Newnes
Educational Publishing Co. Ltd. 1962.
$16
First Edition, small 8vo, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, 36 illustrs.,
orig. cloth, d.w.




DRYAD LEAFLET No. 107.  Combed Pattern Papers. Dryad Handicrafts,
Leicester. [c.1938].
$16
First Edition, 12pp., 6 plates, orig. printed wrappers.




GREEN (J. Barcham) Papermaking by Hand. Vivish & Baker Ltd., Maidstone. 1967.
$60
First Edition, one of 1,000 numbered copies, with Trevor Hickman's
bookplate, 22 illustrs., text printed on Antique Laid Medium Paper, Boswell
colour, orig. decorated boards, small nick to head of spine, uncut.
The Green family has been engaged in papermaking since the end of the 17th
century.



HEWITT-BATES (J.S.) & HALLIDAY (J.) Three Methods of Marbling. Dryad
Leaflet No. 74. Dryad Handicrafts, Leicester. [c. 1930].
$16
16pp., illustrs., orig. printed wrappers.




JOHNSON (Arthur W.) The Thames and Hudson Manual of Bookbinding. Thames and
Hudson. 1978.
$45
First Edition, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, 270 illustrs., (12 in
colour), orig. cloth, d.w.




LIBRARY BINDING.  Observations on Library Bindings with Special Reference
to the Unsewn Method. Library Binders' Memorandum No. 1. The British
Federation of Master Printers. 1950.
$10
8pp., orig. printed wrappers.




LORING (Rosamond B.) Decorated Book Papers. Being an Account of their
Designs and Fashions. Harvard University Press, Cambridge. 1952.
$50
Second Edition, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, 16 reproductions of
decorated book papers, orig. cloth, d.w.
Includes a history of end papers and a description of the many varieties of
decorated book papers, and how to make them.



MARTIN (A.G.) Finishing Processes in Printing. Focal Press. 1972.
$25
First Edition, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w.




MASON (John) & HALESTRAP (E.A.) Crafts in Linson. The Grange Fibre Co.
Ltd., Leicester. 1951.
$20
First Edition, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, coloured frontis.,
illustrs., orig. linson decorated cloth.
Chapters include: Linson for Bookcrafts, Single Section Cased Bindings etc.



MASON (John) Gold and Colour Tooling for Bookcrafts, Bookbinding and
Leatherwork. Dryad Leaflet No. 105. Dryad Handicrafts, Leicester. [c.1930].
$16
12pp., 4 plates, illustrs., orig. wrappers.




MASON (John) The Treatment of Book Edges. Dryad leaflet No. 135. Dryad
Press, Leicester. [c.1940].
$16
12pp., 12 Illustrs., small neat library stamp.




PAPER.  Paper Making. A General Account of its History, Processes, and
Applications. The British Paper and Board Makers' Association. 1961.
$16
With Trevor Hickman's bookplate, illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w.




PERCIVAL (G.S.) & GRAHAM (R.A.) Unsewn Binding. Dryad Press, Leicester. 1976.
$15
39pp., 33 Illustrs., in the text, orig. printed wrappers.




PERCIVAL (G.S.) Repairing Books. Dryad Leaflet No. 150. Dryad Handicrafts,
Leicester. [c.1945].
$16
First Edition, 15pp., 14 illustrs., in the text, orig. printed wrappers.




YOUNG (L.C.) Materials in Printing Processes. Focal Press. 1973.
$28
First Edition, with Trevor Hickman's bookplate, 20 plates, illustrs., in
the text, orig. cloth, d.w.
Brings together in one volume information on all the most important
materials used in printing.








TERMS OF SALE: All books are offered subject to prior sale. Any item found
unsatisfactory may be returned within seven days of receipt. Payment may be
made by Sterling or US Dollar cheque, Mastercard or Visacard. Libraries can
be billed. Postal charges are extra. Phone, fax or e-mail to reserve.


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