RIT CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION
Historical account of the substances which have been used to describe events, and to convey ideas, from the earliest date to the invention of paper
Papermaking - History
Writing materials and instruments
Matthias Koops was a pioneer of mechanical paper-making. He invented new processes for making paper from wood pulp rather than from rags, and for recycling paper itself to a condition in which it could be used for printing. The second edition (1801) of his book was printed partly on a type of straw paper and partly on recycled paper; the Appendix was "printed on paper made from wood alone, the produce of this country."
Printed by T. Burton
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"Printed on the first useful paper manufactured soley [sic] from straw."
Invention of paper