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Books - Porcelain

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Abbreviations: pp. = pages. pl. = plates (images). Ex-libris = ex-library
PB = paperback. HB = hard back. b/w = black & white. col. = colour.
d/j = dust jacket. inc. = including. ed. = edition. fep. = front end papers.
rep. = rear end papers. sp. = spine. frontis = image page at front before pagination.

Bow Porcelain

Elizabeth Adams & D. Redstone

ISBN:  0-571-11696-5

An in depth study of the factory and its products, well illustrated. HB with d/j. 6.5” x 10”. 251 pp. inc. 140 b/w pl. plus 16 col. pl. (1981) Faber and Faber: London.
Excellent, with only extremely minor soiling on page fore edges and very light marks on d/j.


£ 25.00

Chelsea Porcelain

Elizabeth Adams

ISBN:   0 7141 2806 6

A well researched & beautifully illustrated study of the Chelsea porcelain factory and it’s products. Large HB with pictorial boards (no d/j - as issued). 10.5” x 10.25”. 208 pp. inc. 159 col. pl. & 64 b/w pl. (2001) The British Museum Press: London.
New condition.


£ 22.00

Collecting Victorian Porcelain

Ernest Reynolds


A study of the main C19th factories, Minton, Mason, Royal Crown Derby, Copeland & Garrett, Chamberlain's Worcester, Rockingham, Coalport, parian, Belleek, etc. HB with d/j. 5.75” x 8.75”. 128 pp. plus 32 full pp. of b/w pl. (53 pl.). (1966) Arco Publications: London. D/j has edge wear and creasing at spine ends.


£ 8.00

Worcester Porcelain

Franklin A. Barrett


HB book with d/j., 6.5” x 10”. xiv + 53 pp. Plus 96 full page b&w pl. & 4 full pp. col. pl.(inc. frontis.). Faber and Faber: London (1953).
D.j. has rips plus chips at ends of sp. and is slightly soiled. Book is V.good with minor buckling of lower pages (very slight water damage.).


£ 12.00

The Illustrated Guide to Ridgway Porcelains

Geoffrey A. Godden

ISBN:  0 257 651187

Invaluable guide to Ridgway porcelains. HB with d/j. 93 pp. plus 8 pp. colour pl. plus 169 b/w pl. 6.5" x 10". Barrie & Jenkins: London (1972). Very good. Book has edge wear to lower boards, tiny pen mark on page fore-edges. D/j. has minor wear to extremities and fading to sp..


£ 25.00

Liverpool Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century

  Knowles Boney

ISBN:  07134 6189 6

"..and its Makers". HB with d/j. viii + 223 pp. inc. b/w frontis, plus 56 full pp. b/w pl. 7.75" x 10". Portman Press; London (1989).
Very good to Excellent. Minor edge wear to d/j. extremities.


£ 22.00

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An Introduction to English Blue and White Porcelains

Geoffrey Godden

ISBN:  0.904269.00.0

Only 750 copies printed. PB, 79 pp. inc. 30 b/w pl. 7.5" x 10". Geoffrey Godden-Chinaman: Worthing (1974).
Covers have minor soiling, some wear and remains of small sticker on back. Pen correction to 1 word p.26. Very good.


£ 30.00

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