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Jacob Christian Schäffers Doctors der Gottesgelehrsamkeit und Weltweisheit ... Versuche und Muster ohne alle Lumpen oder doch mit einem geringen Zusatze derselben Papier zu machen

Schäffer, Jacob Christian,
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2 v. : ill. ; 19 cm. (4to)
Regensburg : [s.n.], 1765.
Described by Hunter as a 6 v. set, with vols. numbered 1-2, 1-4.
Dedications to King George III of England in English.
Half title: D. Jacob Christian Schäffers Muster und Versuche Papier zu machen.
Pagination & signatures: Bd. 1: [12], 54, [1] p., frontis., 15 samples, Tab. I-IV. [pi]1 )(4 A-G4; Bd. 2: [12], 28, [1] p., 19 samples, Tab. [I]. [pi]2 A-D4 E2 [chi]1.
Illustrations: 6 prints : engraving, col. (1), hand col. (5); plate mark 17 x 14 cm. By J.N. Maag (4) and G.P. Trauber (2). Comprise one engraving printed in brown and red-orange, after a design by the author (subject: putti making paper) and 5 hand-col. engravings, after Loibel (subject: plant sources of non-rag paper).
Samples comprise full-page specimens of paper made from various materials: wood and/or bark of beech, willow, aspen, hops, grapevines, mulberry, clematis and nettles; various mosses; poplar seed down; hemp chaff; straw; aloe leaves and tree leaves; cattails; cabbage stalks; wasps' nests; sawdust; and mixtures of scraps from the various other experimental papers.
Woodcut head- and tailpieces.
Cited in
Hunter, D. Literature of papermaking, p. 53ff.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Contemporary mottled sheep; gilt spine, with title label: D.J.C.S. / PAPIER / VERS. Underneath is a green label, "I.-[II.] B." From the library of Edward L. Stone, Printer, of Roanoke. Purchase.
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