HUNTER, Dard (1883-1966). Primitive Papermaking: An Account of a Mexican Sojourn and of a Voyage to the Pacific Islands in Search of information, Implements, and Specimens Relating to the Making & Decorating of Bark-Paper. Chillicothe: Mountain House Press, 1927.
Folio. Frontispiece after a print of the Mountain House, numerous tipped-in samples of bark paper, plain and decorated, tipped-in photographs, illustrations. Loose as issued in half cloth portfolio, printed paper label, cloth ties. Provenance: Carmelita Gomez (correspondence laid in, see below); Henry Morris, publisher, Bird & Bull Press (correspondence laid in, see below).
LIMITED EDITION, number 189 of 200 copies SIGNED BY HUNTER.
3 typed letters signed, comprising 5 pages, on "Dard Hunter" watermarked paper, from Dard Hunter II to Henry Morris. February 9, February 17, and March 4, 1977. Regarding Morris's purchase of 5 Dard Hunter books from Carmelita Gomez, and collecting works published by Dard Hunter and Bird and Bull Press. "I can't for the life of me why [sic] you say you have so many problems in printing as well as papermaking. Your books do not show it, at least to a novice like myself."
A FINE ASSOCIATION COPY.
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