The Art Of The Old English Potter..

SOLON, M. L..

Bound in brown quarter morocco, rebacked, over original olive green cloth boards; spine in compartments with raised bands, decorated gilt with contrasting green morocco title label, gilt. Patterned endpapers. Deckled edges. Some wear to extremities, darkening of edges and browning of fly leaves, but otherwise a very good copy. 1917 signature on front pastedown.

£30.00

Publisher

Bemrose and Sons, 23, Old Bailey; and Derby.,

Place

London

Date

1885

Synopsis

Second edition, revised. with an appendix on foreign imitations of english earthenware. illustrated by the author.

Item Description

4to, in eights. 8.5 x 12 inches. xxiv + 269 pages.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 56 of the author's printed etchings, inlaid on India paper, including title page vignette and 55 text figures, of which 3 are whole page plates. Decorated by initials.

Notes

Marc- Louis-Emmanuel Solon (1835-1913) was a French porcelain artist, who moved from the Sèvres Pottery to Stoke on Trent in 1870, as a consequence of the Franco-Prussian war. He spent the rest of his life in England, working at Mintons, where he became the leading specialist in the pâte-sur-pâte technique. He collected English pottery while in Stoke and this title, first published in 1883, is a result of his research.

[Stock No. 25168]

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