Three hundred years in paper

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    Mandl, G T [Author]

    Publisher G T Mandl
    Year of publication 1985

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Manufacturing > Paper
    Economics & commerce > Specific companies

    Scope & contentThis book comprises a series of articles and papers by academics and paper historians on the rise and fall of three paper companies, their history and paper making processes: G T Mandl Holdings Ltd; Fourstones Paper Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, and the history of Thomas & Green of Wooburn Green and paper making in the Wye Valley, Buckinghamshire. Contributors for the history of Fourstones and Thomas & Green include: Dr Julius Grant; Herbert Green; Edward Grierson; Professor Peter C G Isaac; Michael Lambert CBE; G T Mandl; L John Mayes FLA; and John Barcham Sedgwick. The final section comprises articles by G T Mandl on the paper industry in Britain and Europe that appeared in the Paper Trade Press between 1970 and 1985. Mills covered in this book with date of founding: Fourstones paper mill, Hexham, Northumberland 1763; Thomas & Green Soho Mill, Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire 1705; Towgood & Beckwith, Arborfield Mill, Helpston, Peterborough 1856, Henry Allnutt & Son, Lower Tovil Mill, Maidstone, Kent 1686; Papierfabrik Netstal, Netstal, Switzerland 1679; Ernst Naundorff Merklin, near Carlsbad also known as Karlovy Vary), Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) 1870.Illustrated with photographs of the paper mills and paper mill owners, families and workers. The section on Fourstones Paper Mill includes a family tree of the Rumney family who owned the mill from 1763-1852, that was originally founded in 1727 by William Charnley, a Newcastle book seller. The section on Thomas & Green includes a family tree of the Barcham Green papermaking family of Hayle Mill, Maidstone and Soho Mill, Wooburn Green.

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    Accession no. 230345

    • Shelf location: R 500
    • Donor: Donated by Elizabeth Trout
    • Notes: Dust jacket; Registered at Stationers' Hall; Set in Monophoto Bembo; Printed on Antique Laid 100gr made by Thomas & Green Ltd; Bound in Eska Board 40oz made by Cartonfabriek Beukema & Co, Holland; Glindura bookcloth made by Thomas & Green Ltd; Illustrations printed on Silverblade made by Silverdalen Paper Mill, Sweden.