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BALSTON (J.N.). The Elder James Whatman: England's Greatest Paper Maker. [With:] The Whatmans and Wove Paper; Its Invention and Development in the West. Research into the Origins of Wove Paper and of Genuine Loom-Woven Wire-cloth.1992

J.N. Balston. 3 Vols., 4to, limited to 350 copies, 362; 330; 338pp., illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w's. A comprehensive and carefully integrated account of the economic, political, geographical and technological factors that affected the paper industry in what was perhaps the most important centre of White paper manufacture in 18th Century Britain.

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