A History And Description Of Italian Majolica

SOLON, M. L.

£20.00

Publisher

Cassell and Company.

Place

London

Date

[1907]

Synopsis

With a preface by william burton, f.c.s. with 24 coloured plates and numerous black and white illustrations. this edition is limited for sale in the british empire to 750 copies, of which this is no. 272.

Item Description

4to. 6.75 x 10 inches. XVI + 208 pp. + 24 colour plates + 49 black and white illustrations. Title page in red and black. Bound in original orange cloth, gilt. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Signature on front pastedown. Illustrated by 44 colour plates, including frontispiece, plates 1-24, preceded by letterpress descriptive leaves, by 49 black and white figures on 48 pages of plates and by 8 pages of marks at end. Preface dated October 1907. Well illustrated account of Italian majolica, by region and by factory. Marc-Louis Solon (1835-1913) was a French porcelain artist who moved to Stoke-on-Trent in 1870, where he spent the rest of his career designing ceramics for Mintons Ltd. using the pate-sur-pate technique.

[Stock No. 26653]

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