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commonplace Book - Cockerell Marbling


commonplace Book - Cockerell Marbling

This book has hand marbled papers from the legendary Douglas Cockerell and Son. There is a lovely video held by the East Anglian Film Archive which you can watch here  - it lasts about 15 minutes, and shows exactly how these papers were made. Although frames were used to give a regularity to the patterns, the enormous skill in creating these high precision patterns should not be underestimated, and in my view they are a complete marvel to behold. These papers have not been made for perhaps 30 years, and they are now few and far between. 

Book with 208 sides of plain 110 gsm ivory paper.

15 cm square

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