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Australian Pottery by Kenneth Hood Wanda Garnsey photographs Douglas Thompson (1972) ISBN 0333139003 used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop Australian Pottery -by- Kenneth Hood & Wanda Garnsey -photographs- Douglas Thompson (1972). ISBN 0333139003. Australian Pottery book showcasing the achievements of 20 of Australia's most influential and distinguished potters: Les Blakebrough, Joan Campbell, Mollie Douglas, Phyl Dunn, Ivan Englund, Patricia Eglund, Wanda Garnsey, Marea Gazzard, John Gilbert, H R Hughan, Col Levy, Judy Lorraine, Milton Moon, Carl McConnell, Reg Preston, Peter Rushforth, Bernard Sahm, Stephen Skillitzi, Derek Smith, Peter Travis. 62 colour plates & 88 black & white photographs. Glossary. Bibliography. Used second hand hardback book in dust jacket. 173 pages. (The Macmillan Co of Australia, South Melbourne, 1972) Name written on half title page. Foxing on endpapers and first and last few pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Product Id: AQ27187
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Australian Pottery Of The 19th And Early 20th Century by Marjorie Graham (1979) ISBN 090819708X used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop Australian Pottery Of The 19th And Early 20th Century -by- Marjorie Graham (1979). ISBN 090819708X. Australian Pottery. The author outlines the history of pottery in each Australian state and tells us something of the major potters and their wares from the early years of European settlement until the 1930s. Used second hand hardback book in dust jacket covered with clear plastic. 176 pages. (The David Ell Press, Sydney, in association with the National Trust of Australia (NSW) Women's Committee. 1979) Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper. A few spots of foxing on first and last few pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 800 grams. _
Product Id: AQ25550
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Glazes From Natural Sources A Working Handbook For Potters Brian Sutherland (1987) ISBN 0713442042 used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop Glazes From Natural Sources A Working Handbook For Potters -by- Brian Sutherland. ISBN 0713442042. Pottery Glazes. Chapters cover: Rocks; Rock types and preparation for glazes; Equipment and preparation; Making test glazed pieces; Testing glazes; Blending systems and constructions; Calculation and control of glazes; The Seger system, and glazes for all temperatures; Glazing and firing; Comments from contributors; Home made equipment for pottery glazing; Typical analyses of various clays, brickearths, shales, mudstones etc; Geological formations and geographical distribution of brick, pipe and tile clays in the United Kingdom; List of handbooks on the regional geology of Great Britain; Bibliography; Index. (B T Batsford Ltd. London. 1987) Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 118 pages. Dust jacket is price-clipped, worn on corners and both ends of spine and has a small tear in the rear side. Name and number of previous owner written on front free endpaper. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 600 grams.
Product Id: CR18705
Price: AU$15.00
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Lladro The Magic World of Porcelain by Ricardo Martin English version by Richard Lewis Ree (1988) ISBN 8434548607 used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop 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 kilograms. _
Product Id: AQ20913
Price: AU$25.00
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Masterpieces Of Chinese Export Porcelain From The Mottahedeh Collection In The Virginia Museum by David Howard John Ayers (1980) ISBN 0856670839 used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop 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. _
Product Id: AQ0844
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Practical Solutions For Potters 100s of Your Top Questions With 1000s of Practical Solutions by Gill Bliss ISBN 1861555296 used second hand book for sale in Australian book shop Practical Solutions For Potters 100s Of Your Top Questions With 1000s Of Practical Solutions -by- Gill Bliss. ISBN 1861555296. Pottery. (New Burlington Books, London, 1998) Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket, 192 pages. Dust jacket has small chips at both ends of spine. Insect damage to edges of boards. Pages are very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
Product Id: CR15327
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Thancoupie: Thancoupie The Potter Jennifer Isaacs (1982) ISBN 090823502X usd second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop 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 puts 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.
Product Id: AT13095
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The Ceramics Of China The Yangshao Culture The Song Dynasty by Yang Gen Zhang Xiqiu Shao Wengu (1985) ISBN 041354740X used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop 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 kilograms. _
Product Id: AQ25525
Price: AU$40.00
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The Collector's Encyclopedia Of Cookie Jars An Illustrated Value Guide by Fred Roerig and Joyce Herndon Roerig (1997) ISBN 0891454381 used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop 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 kilograms.
Product Id: AQ15044
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The Complete Potter: Lustres by Margery Clinton series editor Emmanuel Cooper (1991) ISBN 0864174101 used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop The Complete Potter: Lustres -by- Margery Clinton -series editor- Emmanuel Cooper (1991). ISBN 0864174101. Australian Pottery. A leading potter examines the fundamentals of pottery lustres, 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: lustreware - what is it; oxidation lustres; reduction lustres the clay-paste method; making a clay-paste lustre; glazes & their influence; reduction lustre the in-glaze method; lustre kilns design & firing; making your own lustres & problem solving; clay-paste lustre recipes; glaze recipes. Bibliography. Glossary. Suppliers. 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. Else in very good condition. Weight 550 grams.
Product Id: AQ27188
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The Complete Potter: Raku by Ian Byers series editor Emmanuel Cooper (1990) ISBN 0864173423 used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop 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.
Product Id: AQ27189
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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 Two volumes in slipcase used second hand book for sale in Australian second hand book shop  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 kilograms. Shipping within Australia $20.00. Overseas buyers please email us for a shipping quote stating your location. _
Product Id: AQ20892
Price: AU$80.00
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