Nicolas Louis Robert and his Endless Wire Papermaking Machine
Place Published: Newtown
Publisher: Bird & Bull
Date Published: 2000
Description: With facsimiles of the inventor's original drawings of the first paper machine. Including a chapter on the papermaking historian Leonard B. Schlosser. 4to, cloth, paper label. Newtown: Bird & Bull, 2000. Limited Edition.
Comments: Together with a portfolio of 5 of Robert's drawings, in color, the discovery of which, by Leonard Schlosser provided the impetus for this publication. Without machine made paper the prodigious 19th century growth of cheap printed materials and the resultant dissemination of knowledge would not have taken place. Book and portfolio are housed in a folio size cloth clamshell case, with a leather label. Prospectus included.Edition: Limited
Book ID: 212554