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AN ANTHOLOGY OF DECORATED PAPERS: A SOURCEBOOK FOR DESIGNERS. P.J.M. Marks. Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 2016. Published in association with British Library, London. Published in the U.S.A. by Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. 256 pp. with 255 ills. (246 col.). 30 x 25 cm. LC 2015-938381 ISBN 9780500518120 In English.
Publisher's description: Rich in ornamentation, decorated papers have been in use for centuries -- as wrappers and endpapers for books, as the backing for playing cards, and even as linings for chests and cases. Yet despite the many contexts in which they can be found, they often go unnoticed. This remarkable new book not only showcase several hundred of the best and most exquisite examples of decorated paper but also provides a fascinating introduction to its history, traditions, and techniques Drawing on the Olga Hirsch collection at the British Library, one of the largest and most diverse collections of decorated papers in the world, this beautifully produced anthology will both delight and inspire designers, bibliophiles, and anyone with a love of pattern and decoration.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods — Decorative Arts
Plans: 70,54
Worldwide Number: 169636
Hardcover $60.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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