DOLLOFF, FW: How to Care for Works of Art on Paper

Dolloff Francis W ; Perkinson, Roy L. How to Care for Works of Art on Paper. Museum Of Fine Arts Boston, 1971. ISBN: 0878460551. Some edge wear. Unmarked text. 48p.  Good. Paperback. (#31156) $12.00

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Covers the history of papermaking, the enemies of paper, matting and framing, restoration, etc. Bibliography. Illustrated.

An indispensable guide to solving the many problems of framing, exhibiting, and storing works of art on paper.

There are easy-to-follow instructions on tools and materials for matting pictures and suggestions for choosing the proper colors and proportions. The concluding section gives an interesting glimpse of a restorer at work as he restores a valuable 15th-century woodcut.

Loose papers about conservation lain into book.

Ephemera: How to Care for Works of Art on Paper

MILLS, C: The Botanical Treasury: Celebrating 40 of the World’s Most Fascinating Plants through Historical Art and Manuscripts

Book cover. The Botanical Treasury: Celebrating 40 of the World’s Most Fascinating Plants through Historical Art and ManuscriptsMills, Christopher. The Botanical Treasury: Celebrating 40 of the World’s Most Fascinating Plants through Historical Art and Manuscripts. University of Chicago Press, 2016. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30739) $52.00

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This treasury features a full-color exploration of our most important and interesting plants; facsimiles of rarely seen letters, maps, and journals from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; and forty beautifully reproduced, frameable prints. Together they offer a fascinating look at the world of plant hunting and the cultivation of our knowledge about the plant world.

Measures 8.5×11 inches. 176p. 100 color plates, 100 halftone.

MUIR, J: The Wild Muir: Twenty-Two of John Muir’s Greatest Adventures

The Wild Muir: Twenty-Two of John Muir’s Greatest Adventures. Hey Day Books, Yosemite Association, 1994. ISBN: 9781597140935. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30158)

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Selected and introduced by Lee Stetson. Illustrated by Fiona King. Carefully chosen episodes from every stage of Muir’s life. 214p.