Off the Deckle Edge, A Papermaking Journey Through India – #BK-064



by Neeta S. Premchand

1995, 128 pp.

The author has traveled extensively through papermaking villages in India and includes beautiful paper samples as well as photographs and personal insights on the people and culture of India. Vocabulary, raw materials, processes, and relevant equipment to Indian papermaking crafts are introduced. She includes information on the history of papermaking in China and Japan as well as in India from research done at the British Library. This is a lovely book with beautiful handmade paper samples.