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Puzzles in Paper: Concepts in Historical Watermarks



Dear Book Arts' members,

The past, present and future of watermarks is examined in Oak Knoll Press's=
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latest publication ...

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PUZZLES IN PAPER:
Concepts in Historical Watermarks

edited by Daniel W. Mosser, Michael Saffle
and Ernest W. Sullivan, II

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Puzzles in Paper examines the past, present, and future of watermark study=
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ranging through the disciplines of art history and conservation,=20
bibliography, musicology, and philately. Watermarks and paper stocks=20
provide evidence to a rich variety of purposes: to determine the dating,=20
chronology, and authenticity of musical and literary composition and=20
artistic production; to conceptualize the printing process of a series of=20
incunabula; and to examine the effects of European politics on the paper=20
supply for early printing in the New World.  These subjects are mentioned=20
as well as essays on the development and application of new technologies=20
for reproduction of watermarks, such as phosphorescence imaging, DYLUX, and=
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digital imaging.

The authors of this collection of scholarly essays, which they presented at=
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the Roanoke International Conference on Watermarks, as well as the=20
attendees of the conference represent a remarkable assemblage of scientific=
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and humanistic expertise: chemists, engineers, experts in digital=20
photography, book dealers and collectors, librarians, literary scholars,=20
cartographers  and historians.

November 2000, hardcover, 8 x 10 inches, 288 pages, illustrated
ISBN: 1-58456-029-0 / Order No. 60421-EM / Price $55.00 or =A334.00

You can order this book at http://www.oakknoll.com/pressrel/puzzles.html


Michael Guessford
Publicity & Marketing Director
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Oak Knoll Books (ABAA and ILAB) / Oak Knoll Press / St. Paul's=
 Bibliographies
310 Delaware Street / New Castle DE 19720
Phone (302) 328-7232 / Toll-free 1-800-996-2556 / Fax (302) 328-7274
Email: oakknoll@oakknoll.com / Web: http://www.oakknoll.com

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