The Dictionary Of Blue And White Printed Pottery 1780-1880..
Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A very good copy.
Antique Collectors' Club.,
4to. 8.75 x 11 inches. 420 pp.
Illustrated by 29 colour plates, numbered in text and throughout by 706 text figures (black and white photographs and maps, etc.). Pictorial endpapers.
A reprint of the first single volume edition published in 1982. A second companion volume with additional entries and further information has now been issued. The over 2,300 entries, alphabetically arranged, provide a guide to British blue and white printed pottery and its manufacturers. The entries include details of the craftsmen techniques, wares and patterns and provide a background to the history of the ceramics industry and to the personalities and problems involved in the production process. Appendices include an index of of potters' initial marks. A title in the Antique Collectors' Club series.
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