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Manuscript Inks

Being a personal exploration of the materials and modes of production. With an Appendix on Ink Sticks by Claes G. Lindblad

By Jack C. Thompson

ISBN 1-887719-04-0

Publisher: The Caber Press

Publishing Year: 1996

1St Edition

1St Print

Language: English

Book Format: Soft Cover

Book Dimensions: 13.6X21.3 cm

65 Pages



“How old is iron gall ink ?
Why did some iron gall inks corrode parchment and paper and others did not ?
Is the method of parchment manufacture important ?
What are Aleppo galls, and are they important ?
What is copperas, and how is it manufactured ?
How was traditional Jewish ink manufactured ?
What makes a Japanese or Chinese ink stick good ?
What are ink grinding slates, and how can you recognize a good one ?
When is a “rotten” ink better ?
These questions and many more are answered in
Manuscript Inks.
Plus: the complete transcription of a 16th, c. Books of Secrets on ink making, including a technical glossary and extensive bibliography.”



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