The Center for the Book is dedicated to producing an exceptional line of paper desgned for conservation and book application. The center has dedicated on concentrating their efforts toward the development of papers and Talas is proud to be selected as an agent for their distribution. All papers are handmade, neutral pH.
BHC50/50 - 50% hemp, 50% unbleached cotton. Natural in color, with a subtle laid pattern. This paper also works well for may printing and letterpress techniques. When available with a Gelatin size it is referred to as BHCG(G). It is desired by calligraphers and other artists requiring a smooth, crisp non bleed surface.
BHC20/80 - 20% hemp, 80% unbleached cotton also Natural in color with a subtle laid pattern. This paper also works well for may printing and letterpress techniques.
The papers are waterleaf (unsized) except for the ones noted to be Gelatin sized. The Gelatin papers have an additional charge of $1.00 per sheet.
The Center is making a limited production of the book papers. At Talas we will stock whatever papers Tim Barrett offers us, so our stock is quite variable. It is worth checking with us to see what our current stock is. These papers are wonderful and very sought after.
Sheet size: 12.25" x 17.5" grain short.