Papermaking in Britain 1488-1988: A Short History

Papermaking in Britain 1488-1988: A Short History

by Richard Leslie Hills

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474241274
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/19/2015
Series: History: Bloomsbury Academic Collections
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Richard Leslie Hills, MBE is an English historian and clergyman who has written extensively on the history of technology. He founded Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
1 This Paper Thynne, John Tate
2 Paper of High Grade, Papermaking Before 1500
3 The Art of Watermarking
4 A New Industry Emerges, 1500-1800
5 The Whatmans and Wove Paper
6 The Origins of Wallpaper
7 The Development of the Fourdrinier Paper Machine
8 Rival Machines for Making Paper
9 The Nineteenth Century: Demand Outstrips Rag Supplies
10 Esparto and Other Types of Pulp
11 The Paper Machine Matures
12 Watermarks on Papermachines
13 The Twentieth Century

Bibliography
Glossary
Notes Index

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