5632Re: 1885 Book Marbling
- Feb 1, 2010HI + Thanks so much Dave.
Enjoying this group, great to share info. I hope to put some pics up when I get a chance. Today I was working with Suminagashi inks on very fine tissue weight Mulberry paper.
Another world....I get transported!
thanks also for the offer on carragheenan
costs me $55 AUD for 500g here
do you sell it cheaper?
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, Dave Allen <canadian_bookbinder@...> wrote:
> Hi Jan,
> As Antonio wrote to you, Richard Norman's pdf is about as good as it
> gets. Don't worry about making the carrageenan from moss though.
> everyone uses the powdered stuff now days. I can sell you some if you
> can't find a local source.
> jan wrote:
> > Hi Dave,
> > Thanks for the link. Its a fascinating technique on the cover, one I haven't seen before.
> > Can you tell me more about how the edges of the book are marbled or perhaps a good link on this?.
> > Jan Marinos
> > --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, Dave Allen <canadian_bookbinder@> wrote:
> >> Hi Del,
> >> Those covers are not marbling but an acid process known as tree calf.
> >> see http://cool.conservation-us.org/don/dt/dt3574.html
> >> Dave Allen
> >> northernlights2n wrote:
> >>> I just added a folder in our photo section of pics I took of a book published in 1885 called "In the Lena Delta". The folder is called 'Book Marbling'.
> >>> I borrowed it through inter-library loan from the University of Minnesota - it came wrapped with string because the covers were falling off.....
> >>> I uploaded high res. versions, figuring folk could then print it out if wished.
> >>> Here is a link:
> >>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Marbling/photos/album/1484978841/pic/list?order=ordinal
> >>> Del
> >> --
> >> Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration
> >> 840 Snowdrop Ave. Victoria BC V8Z 2N4
> >> (250)888-9380 http://www.Bookbinder.ca
> Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration
> 840 Snowdrop Ave. Victoria BC V8Z 2N4
> (250)888-9380 http://www.Bookbinder.ca
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