History of Papermaking in the Philippines. Peter Thomas.

History of Papermaking in the Philippines.

Santa Cruz: Peter & Donna Thomas, 2005. Oblong, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2. 40 pages, illustrated by Donna Thomas, and with 11 specimens of Philippine paper tipped in. Quarter morocco & Philippine ikat dyed fabric over boards. Small oily mark near spine base, all else fine in red cloth slipcase with large cover label. Item #18476

The book's format, with varying size pages, allows the reader to view the text and the specimens at the same time. Printed letterpress in black, brown, & red on Peter's handmade paper. The Thomases researched their text for ten years. It includes a survey of the first books printed in the Philippines and the paper used. No. 44 of 75 signed copies.

Price: $1,060.00

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