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“Mochaware group”

Mochaware pottery

Circa 1820 ~ 1890

“Peace Destroying the Implements of War”

Felspathic stoneware relief

Bas-relief on white felspathic stoneware teapot. Circa 1810.

“Charlotte Weeping at the Tomb of Werther”

Black basalt relief

Bas-relief on black basalt sucrier, attrib. to Adams.
Circa 1810.

Transfer printed
creamware jugs

Creamware pottery

Circa 1790 ~ 1810

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Saltglazed stoneware pottery

Circa 1730 ~ 1810

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Ceramics Books: Antique British - Non-Porcelain

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Title:

Sunderland Pottery

Author:

John C. Baker

Price:

17.00

Originally pub. 1951 this fully revised and enlarged edition is the standard work on the pots & potteries of the Tyne and Wear districts of Sunderland in Northern England. PB book, 8.25” x 11.5”. 136 pp. inc. 18 colour pl. & 120 b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1984

Publisher:

Thomas Reed Industrial Press

Condition:

New, but with minor shelf wear from storage.

Book Code:

SUNDP.1984.Bak

 

Weight Kg:

0.55

Title:

Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900

Author:

John & Jennifer May

Price:

25.00

An authoritative, rare and useful book covering a wide range of commemorated events including royalty, military, political, railways etc. HB book with dj. 7.75” x 10”. 180 pp. inc. 250 b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1972

Publisher:

Heinemann: London

Condition:

Excellent, near mint. Dj. is price clipped.

Book Code:

COMMP.1972.May.D

 

Weight Kg:

1.00

Title:

The Country Life Book of English China

Author:

Geoffrey Wills

Price:

8.50

A well illustrated introduction to the varieties of British ceramics including earthenwares, stoneware and porcelain. HB book with d.j., 7.6” x 10”. 96 pp. inc. 132 b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1967

Publisher:

Country Life Ltd.: London

Condition:

Very good. Foxing on ffep. & d.j., Small repaired tear on d.j.

Book Code:

ENGCH.1967.Wil

 

Weight Kg:

0.6

Title:

Wedgwood Chats

Author:

Harry Barnard

Price:

16.00

Originally pub. in 1924, this is the rare reprinted edition. An important work by an employee of the factory with original research. HB book with a d.j. which appears to be hand made. 5.5” x 8.3”. 260 pp. inc. 23 b/w pl. plus additional 66 pp. of b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1970

Publisher:

Buten Museum of Wedgwood

Condition:

Marker pen on inside fr. & bk. boards. Pen marks pp.117, 120 & 140.

Book Code:

WCHAT.1970.Bar

 

Weight Kg:

0.75

Title:

Collecting Old Lustre Ware

Author:

W. Bosanko

Price:

13.00

Very rare, the original study of British lustreware. Still invaluable despite recent advances in knowledge which make some parts out of date. HB book, no d.j (non issued). 4.4” x 6.9”. 112 pp. inc. 47 b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1st edition 1916

Publisher:

William Heinemann: London

Condition:

Very good. Some wear to edges and corners of boards.

Book Code:

COLUW.1916.Bos.B

 

Weight Kg:

0.3

Title:

The Rockingham Pottery

Author:

Arthur A. Eaglestone & T. A. Lockett

Price:

25.00

New revised edition. An excellent study of the Rockingham factory and its products. Scarce. HB book with d.j., 5.75” x 8.75”. 159 pp. plus 16 pp. of b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1984

Publisher:

David & Charles: Newton Abbot

Condition:

Book & d.j. are very good. Light spotting on ffep and page fore edges.

Book Code:

ROCKP.1973.Eag.B

 

Weight Kg:

0.55

Title:

Minton Pottery & Porcelain of the First Period
1793-1850

Author:

Geoffrey A. Godden

Price:

22.50

Well illustr. in depth study of the Minton Pottery. The first of its kind, invaluable guide to the researcher or collector. HB book, with d.j. 7.5” x 10”. xvi + 168 pp. plus 12 pp. of col. pl. plus 82 pp. of b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1978

Publisher:

Barrie & Jenkins: London

Condition:

Very Good. Small ink smudge pp. 118-119, v. minor edge wear on d.j.

Book Code:

MINTP.1978.God

 

Weight Kg:

1.1

Title:

The English Country Pottery, Its History and Techniques

Author:

Peter C. D. Brears

Price:

10.00

Scarce / rare. Original research into a neglected area of ceramic history. Slipware, Wrotham ware, Sussex ware etc. A county by county survey of potteries. HB book with d.j., 5.75” x 8.8”. 266 pp. inc. 8 pp. of b/w pl. and lots of drawings.

Pub. Date:

1971

Publisher:

David & Charles: Newton Abbot

Condition:

Ex-libris. Stamps, ffep pasted down sellotape marks from d.j.. Saggy.

Book Code:

ECPHT.1971.Bre

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Weight Kg:

0.7

Title:

The Collector’s Book of English Country Pottery

Author:

Peter C. D. Brears

Price:

11.00

Scarce. Original research into a neglected area of ceramic history. Invaluable information not found elsewhere, slipware, moneyboxes etc. HB book, 5.75” x 8.8”. 207 pp. inc. 16 pp. of b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1974

Publisher:

David & Charles: Newton Abbot

Condition:

Ex-libris. Ffep removed. Card removed. Slight edge wear to d.j.

Book Code:

CBECP.1974.Bre

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Weight Kg:

0.65

Title:

Master Potters of the Industrial Revolution

Author:

Bevis Hillier

Price:

28.00

Sub-title: The Turners of Lane End. Scarce. Important work on the history and products of the Turner Pottery, famous for feldspathic stoneware and black basalt. HB with d.j.,. 7.5” x 9.75”. 96 pp. plus 4 col. pl. & 73 b/w pl.

Pub. Date:

1st edition 1965

Publisher:

Cory, Adams & Mackay: London

Condition:

Excellent for age. Minor wear.

Book Code:

TURNR.1965.Hil.B

 

Weight Kg:

0.8

Title:

An Illustr. Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain

Author:

Geoffrey A. Godden

Price:

25.00

An essential book for all who have an interest in British ceramics, shows marked examples of a wide range of ceramics. xxvi + 390 pp. inc. 677 b/w pl. plus 16 col. pl.

Pub. Date:

1970

Publisher:

Barrie & Jenkins: London

Condition:

Excellent book in excellent d.j. The best example we’ve had so far.

Book Code:

IEBPP.1970.God.D

 

Weight Kg:

2.05

Title:

Commemorative Pottery & Porcelain

Author:

James Mackay

Price:

7.50

A small but useful guide to commemoratives inc. Toby jugs, flat-backs, Naval, Railway, Christmas, pot-lids etc. 6" x 8.5". 63 pp. inc. 30 b&w pl.

Pub. Date:

1971

Publisher:

Garnstone Press Ltd. : London

Condition:

Excellent. Very minor foxing to fore edges.

Book Code:

COMPP.1971.Mac.C

 

Weight Kg:

0.375

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