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Publication on papermaking at Hayle Mill

From: Simon Barcham Green <simongreen<-a>
Date: Sunday, April 20, 2008
Papermaking at Hayle Mill 1808-1987 should be ready to send in June
2008. The book is 68 pages with a text by Maureen Green that is both
a readable and technical survey of the 180 years the Green family
made handmade paper. The chapters are:

    Historical Overview 1805-1987
    Renaissance Range of Papers
    Cairo/Egyptian Trial Papers
    The Closing of the Mill

There are five illustrations, fourteen tipped-in paper samples, and
seventeen watermarks from as early as 1817 to the one that was made
for the last paper made at the mill, Finale, on which the book is
printed. The book is bound in Barcham Green Nefertiti paper with
longstitch.

As well as the book there is:

    A map showing the twelve water powered mills that were on two
    and a half miles of the Loose Stream in 1865. The map is printed
    letterpress on Finale and opens out to three feet wide

    A portfolio of twelve Barcham Green papers 7 x10 inches enclosed
    in an India Office paper wrapper

    A portfolio of nineteen historic photographs from 1870 to 1977
    of the mill and the processes of handpapermaking together with a
    diagram of the mill layout in 1978 all enclosed in a De Wint
    paper wrapper

Except for the photographs and the mill diagram, all the papers used
in this project were handmade by Barcham Green and Company at Hayle
Mill, Maidstone in Kent, England. The four components come in a
linen covered clamshell box lined inside with Martian Badger paper.

The edition is limited to 200 copies $800.00
Pre-publication price $700 if payment is received before June first
2008

    Janus Press 101
    Schoolhouse Road
    Newark Vermont 05871 USA

A very limited number of copies are available in the UK from the
author for UKP400. Contact moreeng<-a t->aol< . >com

Simon Barcham Green
1, Snapgate Cottage
Five Oak Lane
Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0HU
+44 1580 891924


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