Dard Hunter

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DARD HUNTER: b. Steubenville, O., Nov. 29, 1883; s. of William Henry and Harriet (Rosemond) H.; student O. State U.; grad. Graphische Lehr and Versuchs Anstalt, Vienna; also student Kinstgewerbe Schule, Vienna, and at Royal Tevh. Coll. London, Eng.; m. Helen Edith Cornell, of Williamsport, Pa., Mar. 24, 1918; children: Dard, Cornell Choate. Art Dir. The Roycraft Shop, East Aurora, N.Y., 1903-10. Settled on farm in N.Y. State in 1913; moved to Chillicothe, O. 1919. makes the paper for limited editions of books issued by himself; designs, casts and sets the type, prints on hand press, and binds the books. Published “The Etching of Figures,” 1915, “The Etching of Contemporary Life,” 1917, both for the Chicago Soc. of Etchers-said to have been the first books in the history of printing produced entirely by the efforts of one man. Author: “The Art of Bookmaking,” 1915. Compiler: “Hand Made Paper and its Watermarks” (a bibliography), 1916; “A History and Bibliography of Marbled Papers,” 1921; “Old Paper-making,” 1923; “The Literature of Paper-making,” 1925; “Hand-made Paper-making,” 1925. Translator of “Bibliographic de la Papeterne” (by Dumercy), 1921. Extensive contbr. to mags. on printing, type-making, paper-making, and water-making. Home: Chillicothe, O.

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