Dard Hunter on Papyrus. Excerpted from The Story of Early Printing. Dard Hunter.
Dard Hunter on Papyrus. Excerpted from The Story of Early Printing.
Dard Hunter on Papyrus. Excerpted from The Story of Early Printing.
(Hunter, Dard)

Dard Hunter on Papyrus. Excerpted from The Story of Early Printing.

Massmann, Robert (illus.)

(New Britain, CT: Art Press), 1971. (16)pp., frenchfold. One of 50 copies. The foreword by Massmann is signed by him. Hunter's account of the post-Civil War reuse of Egyptian mummies' wrappings by a Maine paper merchant is bound in stiff wrappers to the shape of a sarcophagus with a mummy at the top. The cover wrapper is made from the last lot of paper made by Dard Hunter at Lime Rock mill. This is a fine copy of one of Massmann's scarcest titles. (1 5/8 by 2 1/16; 41x52mm.). Item #27630

Price: $450.00

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