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Payhembury Marbled Papers Sampler. Together with: The Compton Marbling Portfolio of Patterns.

Winchester: Alembic Press, 1987. Small quarto. (46)pp. One of 145 copies on Zerkall paper. This lovely companion to "Compton Marbling" describes the work of marbler Katharine Davis and includes 26 tipped-in examples of her papers. Blue cloth lightly rubbed, spine shows faint sunning, else a near fine copy. Prospectus laid in. Together with: The Compton Marbling Portfolio of Patterns. Oxford, Alembic Press, 1992. Octavo. (38)ff. One of 150 copies. Contains a brief introduction on the development of the firm, and seventeen tipped-in samples of marbled papers produced for specific purposes, for customers ranging from Harrod's to a woman who wanted her lampshades to look like the feathers of her prize hens. Fine, loose, as issued, in a quarter-cloth marbled portfolio, which only shows light edgewear. Item #29330

Price: $350.00

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