Author: Lalande, Joseph [Jerome Le Francais] de
Title: The Art of Papermaking
Place Published: Mountcashel Castle, Ireland
Date Published: 1976
Translated by Richard MacIntyre Atkinson. Illustrated with 14 plates reproducing engravings, on blue paper. (Folio) 36x26 cm. (14¼x10"), full pebbled blue morocco, stamped in gilt. No. 132 of 405 copies, this being one of 50 deluxe copies thus bound. First Edition in English.
Signed by the printer Paul A Kavanagh, and paper-maker Ian V. O'Casey in colophon. When first published in France in 1761, this was the first true technical manual on papermaking.