William Balston Paper Maker 1759-1849
Balston, Thomas

London: Methuen & Co., 1954. F xii + 171 pages; index; various informative appendices including countermarks and watermarks; Illustrated with black and white frontispiece & other imagery in the text; beautifully printed on J. Whatman paper by W.& R. Balston, set in Monotype Bell and printed by Brooke Crutchley at the University Press Cambridge; (from the dustjacket information): "...much hitherto unpublished information about the great Whatman, and the later chapters incidentally throw light on the social life of a self-made provincial manufacturer in the first half of the nineteenth century."; printed dustjacket over bound in brick-red cloth-covered boards, gilt spine titles; some edge, tips wear, spottiness to jacket, price clipped; very good condition. Very Good H (Item ID: 18081)


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