Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft
This classic book describes hand papermaking all over the world, with considerable technical information. Hunter traces the craft's history from its invention in China to its introductions in Europe and America. Dard Hunter was the foremost authority on the subject and covered tools and materials; hand moulds; pressing, drying, and sizing; handmade and machine-made paper; watermarking; and more. Over 320 illustrations.
This is a reprint of the second, revised, and enlarged 1947 edition. 688 pages.