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Re: [BKARTS] Thai marbles



Sorry, I missed an 'i'.

http://www.nycentralartsupply.com/asiaii/thailand3.html

rj wrote:

> Clicking on your link below gives the response "The page cannot be found"
>
> --- Jet Foncannon <bolu.bolu@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> >     While I do not wish to put down the marbelizing genius of such
> > people as Ann Muir. Peggy Skycraft, Iris Nevins, there may be those
> > among you who wish occasionally to econnomize in the preparation of
> > endpapers.
> >     I have had great success in using Thai marbles, which are available
> > in many art stores (Utrecht's), or from dealers online
> > (http://www.nycentralartsupply.com/asaii/thailand3.html).  These papers
> > are beautifully colored with strong streaks of gold running throughout.
> > I measure them at 32 X 25 inches.  There are quite diaphanous (I get 45
> > gsm; the above dealer gives 30 gsm).  They are about .13 mm thick.  I
> > adhere them to a standard manilla endpaper stock, 120 gsm,  using a PVA
> > wheatstarch mixture and pressing in a book press.
> >     The good news is that they cost only from $3 to $6, depending on the
> > paper and the source. They make striking endpapers.
> >     If any of you wish, I can send you photos of a recent book.
> >
> > --
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Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.  It is the
argument of tyrants.  It is the creed of slaves.
    ----William Pitt the Younger




Jet Foncannon
4516 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA     19139


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