One bundle Dard Hunter handmade hand cut deckle edges

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Item is one miniature bundle of paper, fashioned from remnants of paper made by master papermaker Dard Hunter. Bundle is tied with red thread, and has label tied to it recording what it is.

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1 bundle of paper, tied with thread, with attached label : ill. ; 33 x 7 x 6 mm. Reverse of card signed by Robert E. Massmann.

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Hunter, Dard 1984.

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  • Hunter, Dard Dard Hunter (born William Joseph Hunter) (November 29, 1883-February 20, 1966) Papermaker, printer, teacher, author, and maker of fine books. Hunter was active in the Arts and Crafts movement, and worked for the Roycrofters, Elbert Hubbard's workshop/colony. In 1912, Hunter built a papermill in New York, and was one of the few hand-made papermakers in the United States at that time. Not only one of the finest papermakers in the world, Hunter was also a prolific writer and scholar, and wrote numerous books in papermaking.

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  • Massmann, Robert E.
    Publisher Info: Robert E. Massmann, author, librarian, and publisher of miniature books under his imprint REM Miniatures. Massmann assembled a major collection of miniature books, and is a founding member of the Miniature Book Society.
    Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut.

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  • Robert E. Massmann

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Description

Item is one miniature bundle of paper, fashioned from remnants of paper made by master papermaker Dard Hunter. Bundle is tied with red thread, and has label tied to it recording what it is.

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1 bundle of paper, tied with thread, with attached label : ill. ; 33 x 7 x 6 mm.

Reverse of card signed by Robert E. Massmann.

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Miniature Book Collection

These miniature books, 4 inches (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

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  • 1984

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:44 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:42 p.m.

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Hunter, Dard. One bundle Dard Hunter handmade hand cut deckle edges, book, 1984; New Britain, Connecticut.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3569/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.