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.
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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 in the shape of a sarcophagus with the profile of 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. (Bradbury, p. 240). (1 5/8 by 2 1/16; 41x52mm). Item #27630

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