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Publication on watermarks

From: Oak Knoll Press <michael>
Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2002
American Watermarks
by Thomas Gravell,
George Miller and Elizabeth Walsh
Publication date: February 2002.
Hardcover, 8 x 11 inches, 397 pages, 1,057 illustrations
ISBN 1-58456-068-1

Advanced Book Information: Containing over 1,050 watermark
illustrations, this work published by Oak Knoll Press is the most
comprehensive catalog on American watermarks to date.

In 1979 Thomas Gravel and George Miller published an interim edition
of their watermark research which illustrated over 700 watermarks
together with provisional thumbnail sketches of the paper mills that
produced them.

This new edition, revised with the assistance of Elizabeth Walsh of
the Folger Shakespeare Library, incorporates enhanced illustrations
of all the original 700 watermark photographs, and adds more than
320 new watermarks found by Mr. Gravell during the past twenty

In all, 1,057 watermarks have now been computer enhanced and tripled
indexed for better identification. This new corpus of research
includes revised and up-dated paper-mill histories, an updated
bibliography, a new glossary of paper-making, and new name,
geographic, and iconographic indexes.

A new Foreward by Keith Arbour recounts Thomas Gravell's
contributions to paper history.

This expanded and revised edition of American Watermarks 1690-1835
is the most comprehensive catalog of American watermarks to date. To
paper historians, imprint and manuscript curators, reference
librarians, autograph, ephemera, and financial history collectors,
and other scholars, this catalog makes available in easy-to-consult,
triple-indexed format, the latest information on early American

Order No. 64718 - Price $85.00 or UKP58.50
You can order this book at

Michael Guessford
Publicity and Marketing Director
Oak Knoll Books (ABAA and ILAB)
Oak Knoll Press
St. Paul's Bibliographies
310 Delaware Street
New Castle DE 19720
Fax: 302-328-7274

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