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Second hand books on Pottery, Ceramics, Porcelain for sale
Ceramics Of Picasso -by- Georges Ramie. ISBN 8434304244. Art of Pablo Picasso. 223 colour
illustrations. (Ediciones Poligrafa, S.A., Barcelona, 1985) Used hardcover book in dust jacket.
128 pages. Written inscription on fep. Insect damage to upper edge of first few pages. Dust jacket is stretched
on upper edge and worn with a small tear at top of spine. Spine sunned. Foxing on first and last few pages. Else very good. Weight 1 kg.
Lladro The Magic World of Porcelain -head of publication- Ricardo Martin (1988). ISBN 8434548607. English version -by-
Richard Lewis Ree. (Salvat Editores, S.A. Barcelona. 1988) Used second hand large format hardcover book.
No dust jacket as issued. Black cloth covers with colour photograph of a porcelain carriage and dogs tipped in. 279
pages. Some scuffing to front cover and slight shelf wear to edges of covers. Else in fine condition. Weighs 1.4 kg.
Masterpieces Of Chinese Export Porcelain From The Mottahedeh Collection In The Virginia Museum -by- David Howard and John Ayers.
ISBN 0856670839. 62 masterpieces from this collection are represented in this book; the introduction
tells the story of the export of Chinese porcelain over the last two thousand years and examines the historic, economic and
artistic factors contributing to its popularity; 60 colour illustrations. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 80 pages.
(Sotheby Parke Bernet. London. First Edition 1980) Dust jacket is scuffed and has some sections of colour loss. Light foxing
on edges of pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 850 grams.
Thancoupie: Thancoupie The Potter -by- Jennifer Isaacs (1982). ISBN 090823502X. Australian Aboriginal Pottery.
Australian Ceramics. The story and works of Thancoupie, Australia's first Aboriginal woman potter, who put her people's
legends into clay to preserve them for the present and future Australians. Her murals and ceramics
are held by The National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of South Australia and are included
in other important public collections. Colour and b/w photographs. (The Aboriginal Artists
Agency. Sydney. 1982) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 96 pages. Dust jacket is fair: worn
and marked but not torn. Edges of boards are worn. Pages are very good. Rare. Weight 800 grams.
The Ceramics Of China The Yangshao Culture - The Song Dynasty -compiled by- Yang Gen, Zhang Xiqiu and Shao Wengu (1985).
ISBN 041354740X. Chinese Ceramics. This is Volume One of a two volume set; devoted to the pottery of 7,000 years ago as well as
painted pottery, glazed pottery, celadon, three coloured Tang ware and porcelain of the Song Dynasty; contains 171 colour pictures of priceless
ancient ceramics selected from collections and archaeological discoveries, as well as modern ceramics; each caption gives the name of
the object, the place of excavation or the name of the collector; short explanations are given for each category of ceramics
according to its scientific, technical and artistic merit in different periods, with technical data often included.
Used second hand hardback book in dust jacket covered with clear plastic. (Science Press. Beijing. 1985) Symbol in blue pen written on front
free endpaper. Same symbol and a name written on the title page. Light foxing on endpapers. Else in fine condition. Weight 1.2 kg.
The Collector's Encyclopedia Of Cookie Jars An Illustrated Value Guide -by- Fred Roerig and Joyce Herndon Roerig (1997). ISBN 0891454381.
A price guide for cookie jars dated 1997. Every cookie jar is identified and illustrated in colour. Used second hand hardcover book with pictorial covers.
No dust jacket as issued. 310 pages. (Collector Books. Schroeder Publishing Co Inc. Paducah, KY, 1997)
Some marks on edges of pages. Corners bumped. Else very good. Weight 1.4 kg.
The Complete Potter: Raku -by- Ian Byers -series editor- Emmanuel Cooper (1990).
ISBN 0864173423. Australian Pottery. Raku has become popularly known in the West as a technique originating in
Japan in the 16th Century in which work is rapidly fired, and removed from the kiln when glowing hot; a more recent
Western development is the placing of the glowing pot in a container with combustible materials, creating particular
colours, textures, and metallic oxides. A leading potter examines the fundamentals of raku, with
reference to basic technique, equipment & materials; for the more experienced potter, new design directions
& technical refinements are included along with suggestions for glaze recipes & handy working hints; colour
illustrations throughout from past & contemporary potters. Covers: Introducing raku; raku clay & glaze; methods
& materials for decoration; raku kilns; fuel, burners & firing; personal approaches; raku - does it exist. Bibliography.
Glossary. Suppliers. Substitute Materials. Index. Used second hand oblong hardback book. No dust jacket
as issued. 96 pages. (Kangaroo Press. Kenthurst, NSW. 1991) Name written on front free endpaper. Foxing on endpapers & first &
last few pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 550 grams.
The Life of Josiah Wedgwood from His Private Correspondence and Family Papers in the Possession of
Joseph Mayer Esq., F.S.A., F Wedgwood, Esq., C Darwin, Esq., M.A., F.R.S., Miss Wedgwood and other Original Sources
with an Introductory Sketch of the Art of Pottery in England -by- Eliza Meteyard With Numerous Illustrations in Two Volumes.
Volumes I and II in Original Slipcover. One of a limited facsimile edition of one thousand sets published by Josiah
Wedgwood and Sons Limited in celebration of the 250th anniversary in 1980 of the birth of Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795).
(Hurst and Blackett Publishers. London. 1980) Facsimile edition of original 1865 edition. Used second hand boxed set of two volumes.
Hardcover books. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. In fine condition. Weighs 3.4 kg.
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