The Materials Used to Produce Early Paper, the Advent of Paper Produced From Wood, and the Etymology of “Bookworm”

Early paper was constructed from rags soaked in water and fermented. Paper constricted from wood didn't emerge until the 1800's. The term "bookworm" is derived from the "wormholes found inside early printed books because these bookworms loved to eat the fermented cloth paper"...

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