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Re: Book or text weight cotton paper

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  • Barbara Hauser
    Thanks, Matt. I combined the suggestions from PPLetterpress, Letpress, and Briar Press into a table
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 18, 2012
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      Thanks, Matt. I combined the suggestions from PPLetterpress, Letpress, and Briar Press into a table . A link to the Briar Press discussion is in the caption.

      Barbara

      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Matt Kelsey <matthewkelsey@...> wrote:
      >
      > Zerkall Book smooth is an excellent paper for letterpress, printed dry. It
      > has a nice cushion for some impression without punching through the sheet,
      > and it takes ink beautifully.
      >
      > I lament the closing of Kinsella Papers last year -- they made it easy to
      > order small quantities of such papers, and it is not so easy to find some
      > of the same papers from other sources now.
      >
      > Matt
      >
      > On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Barbara Hauser BarbHauser@... wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Hello PPL friends,
      > >
      > > Can anyone suggest a text- or book-weight cotton paper similar to
      > > Hahnemühle Bugra, which is a mould-made 130 gsm laid paper and comes in a
      > > creamy white color. I'm looking for something to be dampened and printed
      > > with multiple passes using a 10-point rather delicate typeface. I've
      > > ordered some of the Hahnemühle to experiment with, but I'd prefer cotton.
      > > The Somerset Text Laid seems to have been discontinued (why?), and the
      > > Zerkall Book Laid is not quite as heavy as I'd like and is not 100% cotton.
      > >
      > > Sorry for cross-posting, but I'm thinking that this question will apply to
      > > printers in all the forums. I've tried the archives, but honestly, the
      > > search functions don't work well for any combination of terms like *book*,
      > > *text*, *weight*, *paper*, *cotton*, etc. I might add that posters should
      > > try to create post titles that include words a person might be searching
      > > for. The title "Question," which I have seen, is not helpful.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > Barbara
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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