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121 RACKHAM, Bernard READ, Herbert GLAISHER, J.W.L. English Pottery : Its Development from Early Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century
Ernest Benn, Limited, London, 1924, 
RACKHAM, Bernard, and Herbert READ. English Pottery : Its Development from Early Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century. With an Appendix on the Wrotham Potters by Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher. London : Ernest Benn, Limited, MCMXXIV [1924]. Pp (6),vii-xxiv,(2),3-[143],(1), colour frontispiece (with printed tissue guard) + 11 colour plates (with printed tissue guards) + 103 b&w plates (with printed tissue guards). 4to, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, bevelled edges. Sir Herbert Edward Read, DSO, MC (b. December 4, 1893, Muscoates, Yorkshire – d. June 12, 1968, Stonegrave, Yorkshire). Contents :1. Introduction. 2. The Middle Ages and Tudor Times. 3. The English Tradit ion. 4. Foreign Strains: Maiolica and Delft. 5.. Foreign Strains: Stoneware. 6. Staffordshire: The Rise of Industrialism. 7. Minor Industrial Potteries : Leeds and Liverpool. 8. The Influence of Porcelain. 9. The Neo-Classical Age. 10. Conclusion. Appendix : The Wrotham Potters. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Cloth rubbed, spine browned, boards bowed, else good. As is. 50.00

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122 RAMSDEN, Peter George. Mercury Series. Archaeological Survey of Canada Paper no. 63 Refinement of Some Aspects of Huron Ceramic Analysis. Signed copy
National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1977, 
RAMSDEN, Peter George. A Refinement of Some Aspects of Huron Ceramic Analysis. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1977. Pp. (1),i-xvii,[1]-317,(1) Figures. Maps. 4to, printed orange-red card covers. National Museum of Man Mercury Series. Archaeological Survey of Canada Paper no. 63. Very good. Inscribed by the author to the front cover - "To ----, Best Regards, Peter." 60.00

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123 RCMP Quarterly Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly, Vol.31, No.1, July 1965
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa, 1965, 
RCMP Quarterly. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly, Volume 31, No.1, July 1965. (Ottawa : Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 1965). Pp (2),3-80. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Contents: Cst. K. Perkin's "The Wedgwood Story" (pp 3-9); John Lindeberg, Jr/'s "Mr. Lincoln's Duel" (pp 11-12); Gray Campbell's "The Friendly Maverick" (pp 14-18); Cpl. B. S. Moss's "Laurentian University" (pp 19-20); Dr. B. B. Coldwell's "SomeLaboratory Investigations" (pp 21-26); H. S. Leyborne's "Facts About Estat e Planning" (pp 27-29); Cpl. A. G. Rae's "The XVIII Olympiad" (pp 30-33); Sgt. R. Harding's "The Human Touch" (pp 34-35); Cst. N. W. Ross's "The Blue-Gold of James Bay" (p. 37); and more. Departments: Foto Facts; Random Reports; Reflections and Reports; Recent Cases; Old Timers' Column; Sports; Social; Book Reviews; Retirements; Promotions; Vital Statistics; Obituaries. Cover photo of RCMP mootor launch Victoria ploughing the waters of Canada's west coast. Spine and edges worn, covers rubbed, some waterstaining, else good. For the issue 25.00

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124 ROBINSON, K.R. SPEED, Elizabeth Iron Age of the Southern Lake Area of Malawi. Department of Antiquities, Publication No. 8, July, 1970.
Government Press, Malawi Department of Antiquities, Zomba, Malawi , 1970, 
ROBINSON, K.R. The Iron Age of the Southern Lake Area of Malawi. Departmentof Antiquities, Publication No. 8, July, 1970. Zomba, Malawi : Government Press, 1970. Pp [1]-131,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, white card covers, lettered in green. Contents : Introduction. Cape Maclear Peninsula (Iron Age sites along the Southern Lakeshore). The Bwanje River Valley and the WesternEscarpment (Excavated sites - Isolated finds of pots - Surface sites). Fin ds (Pottery – Beads – Metal - Stone - Worked bone and shell - Specialist's report on the Nkope faunal remains, by Elizabeth Speed. Discussion. Rubbed,very lightly browned, else very good. 60.00

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125 ROBINSON, K.R. VOIGT, Elizabeth Iron Age of the Upper and Lower Shire Malawi. Department of Antiquities, Publication No. 13, May, 1973
Government Press, Malawi Department of Antiquities, Zomba, Malawi , 1973, 
ROBINSON, K.R. The Iron Age of the Upper and Lower Shire Malawi. Departmentof Antiquities, Publication No. 13, May, 1973 Zomba, Malawi : Government P ress, 1973. Pp (2),[1]-167,(5),+ 2 folding tables. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, white card covers, lettered in green. Contents : Introduction. Upper Shire Valley (Excavated Sites - Other Pottery occurrences). Lower Shire Valley (Excavated sites - Other Pottery occurrences - Iron Age sites with a traditional background). Finds (Pottery - Beads - Shell ornaments - Metal - Stone Faunal remains - Botanical - Human Skeletal Remains). Discussion. Summary ofConclusions. Skeletal Remains from an Iron Age Site in Malawi: The Phwadzi Skeleton, by ]eanette A. Mitchell. Fossil Remains from the Iron Age Sites of Matope Court, Namichimba and Chikumba, by Elizabeth Voigt. Waterstainingto spine, rubbed, lightly browned, else very good. 35.00

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126 ROSS, Judy Thompson ALLEN, David CZEGLEDY-NAGY, Nina Down To Earth : Canadian Potters at Work. 1st Cdn in dj
Nelson Canada, 1980, 
ROSS, Judy Thompson. Down To Earth : Canadian Potters at Work. Photographs by David Allen. Research by Nina Czegledy-Nagy. N.pl.: Nelson Canada, (1980). First Edition. Pp 167. Illustrated. Oblong lg 8vo, tan cloth. Vg in nicked dj. 40.00

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127 Royal Doulton) Royal Doulton Figures Collectors Book Number One
Doulton & Co., Ltd., 1949, 
(Royal Doulton). Royal Doulton Figures Collectors Book Number One. (Burselm, Stoke-on-Trent: Doulton & Co., Ltd.), [ca. 1949?]. Pp. 32. Includes photographs of over one hundred individual figurines, including fifteen in colour. 8vo, green and white card covers with embossed illustration to the front.
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128 Royal Ontario Museum) Homage to Heaven Homage to Earth: Chinese Treasures of the Royal Ontario Museum. dj.
Toronto, 1992, 
(Royal Ontario Museum). Homage to Heaven Homage to Earth : Chinese Treasures of the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto: University of Toronto, (1992). Pp 284. 4to, white cloth. Vg in slightly rubbed dj with remains of decal to front. 50.00

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129 SANDON, Henry British Pottery and Porcelain for Pleasure and Investment. signed in dj.
John Gifford Ltd., London, 1970, 
SANDON, Henry. British Pottery and Porcelain for Pleasure and Investment . L.: John Gifford, Ltd., (1970). Later Printing. Pp. (12),1-175,(3), + 16 p.of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with metallic lettering to s pine. "This book serves a dual purpose in showing that ceramics are not only a source of great pleasure to the collector, but are also one of the finest forms of investment." - from the dj. Written by the curator of the DysonPerrins Museum at the Royal Worcester Porcelain factory. Slightly cocked, else vg in chipped dj. Signed by Sandon on the ffep. 30.00

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130 SARGENT, Howard R., (ed.). MARTIJN, Charles A DAWSON, K.C.A. KAPCHES, Mima Man in the Northeast, Number 18, Fall 1979.
Department of Anthropology, Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH , 1979, 
SARGENT, Howard R., (ed.). Man in the Northeast, Number 18, Fall 1979. (Rindge, NH : Department of Anthropology, Franklin Pierce College, 1979). Pp 1-95,(1). Illustrated. 4to, blue card covers with black lettering to front cover and blank spine. Articles : Archeological Research in Quebec: an historical overview (Charles A. Martijn). Algonkian Huron-Petun Ceramics in Northern Ontario (K.C.A. Dawson). Reports and Comments : Chemical Variation in Soapstone Quarries of Southern New England (William A. Turnbaugh and Thomas H. Keifer). The Riverbank Site: observations on an early, unrecorded cemetery (B.W. Powell). A Comment on Contract Archeology on New England Historic Sites (Vernon G. Baker). The Production of Celts (Mima Kapches). A New Approach to the Analysis of New England Prehistoric Pottery (Victoria B. Kenyon). The Basis of Contract Archeology: a reply to Patterson (Neal L. Trubowitz). Spine sunned, else very good. 25.00

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131 SARGENT, Howard R., (ed.). STOTHERS, David M. THOMAS, Peter A. McGEE, Harold Franklin Man in the Northeast, Number 10, Fall 1975
Man in the northeast, Inc., George's Mills, NH , 1975, 
SARGENT, Howard R., (ed.). Man in the Northeast, Number 10, Fall 1975. (George's Mills, NH : Man in the Northeast, Inc., 1975). Pp 1-83,(1),+ 4 pp. plates. 4to, green card covers with red lettering to front cover and blank spine. Articles : Analysis of the Ceramics Found at the Vereberg Tavern Site, Albany County, New York (Lois M. Feister). “Iroquoian” Ceramics in “Algonkian” Territory (Hetty Jo Brumbach). Radiocarbon Dating the Cultural Chronology of Southwestern Ontario (David M. Stothers). Post-Glacial Environmentsand Cultural Change in the Hudson River Basin (Bert Salwen). Reports and C omments : Factors Affecting New England Archeology (Douglas F. Jordan). A Response to “Pit Excavation Techniques at the Faucett Site” (Peter A. Thomas). A Note on Wabenaki Kinship (Harold Franklin McGee, Jr.). Reply to Nicholas Smith (M. Herisson). Notes on the Firing of Clemon's Island Pottery (John A. Zaner). Name stamp, else very good. 25.00

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132 SATO, Masahiko Chinese Ceramics : A Short History.. 1st Eng ed in dj.
John Weatherhill, Inc., New York, 1981, ISBN:0834810417 
SATO, Masahiko. Chinese Ceramics : A Short History. NY: John Weatherhill, Inc., (1982). First UK Edition. Pp. 255 + 16 p. of plates and 1 folding chart. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes dozens of illustrations of Chinese ceramic art. Vg in corner-clipped dj. 40.00

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133 SCHIFFER, Herbert, Peter and Nancy China for America : Export Porcelain of the 18th and 19h Centuries. in dustjacket
Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Exton, PA, 1980, ISBN:0916838234 
SCHIFFER, Herbert, Peter and Nancy. China for America : Export Porcelain ofthe 18th and 19h Centuries. Exton, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., (1980). Pp (2),iii-iv,(2),7-223,(1). Illustrated. Index. 4to, blue cloth, pale bluelettering to front board and spine. "Enthusiasts of Chinese porcelain and American commercial history alike welcomes this study of the porcelain dishes made in China for Americans in the 18th and 19th centuries. The tea, yardgoods, and opium trade set the scene for commerce that brought this porcelain to the United States. Prominent families from Maine to South Carolina and West to Mississippi and California are represented with family crests, initials, names, or original design decorations. The original owners includeGeorge and Martha Washington, John and Abigale Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Jo hn Jay, DeWitt Clinton, Elias Hasket Derby, among the well known of the time, and many less famous owners of beautiful services. The decorations are divided into styles with armorial crests, monograms, eagles, marine scenes, Masonic emblems, portraits, floral decorations and include the mass-produced patterns: Canton, Fitzhugh, Rose Medallion, butterfly and variations. Fifteen styles of American eagle and four styles of Order of the Cincinnati decoration are illustrated. Students of American history, antiques, and Chinese ceramics will all find the material fascinating." (from the dj). Contents : Early Chinese-American Commerce with Porcelain, Armorial Decorations, Monogrammed Decorations, Color Plates, Eagle Decorations, Masonic and Political Decorations, Marine Decorations, Western Landscape Decorations, ChineseLandscape Decorations, Floral Decorations. Of nautical interest : Chapter on Marine Decorations (pp 153-166). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO IS WEIGHT. Very good in nicked and edgeworn dustjacket. 30.00

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134 SCHOLES, Samuel R. Earth and Fire
State University of New York College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY, 1960, 
SCHOLES, Samuel R. Earth and Fire . Alfred, NY: State University of New York College of Ceramics, 1960. Pp. (4),1-49,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, printed stapled red card covers. A slim manual of ceramics instruction, with information on different materials, kiln usage, &c. Top-edge and spine sunned, elsevg. 30.00

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135 SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.) HADFIELD, Charles SKELTON, R.A. NASH, Gordon History of Technology. Volume 4. The Industrial Revolution c. 1750-c. 1850.First Edition in dustjacket.
Oxford University Press, New York and London, 1958, 
SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.). A History of Technology. Volume IV. The Industrial Revolution c. 1750-c. 1850. New York and London : Oxford University Press, 1958. First Edition. Pp 6),[v]-xxxiii,(1),[1]-728, frontispiece + plates 1-48. Illustrations, maps in text. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Of nautical interest: Chapter 19 "Ship-Building"' (pp.574-595) by Gordon Naish, with a special half-page section for the Lloyd's Register; Chapter 20 "Cartography" (pp.596-628) by R.A. Skelton with its Section V "Hydrography and Oceanography" (pp.615-620); Chapter 21 "Dredging" (pp.629-643) by G. Doorman; Chapter 6 "The Steam-Engine to 1830" by H.W. Dickinson (pp.168-198); "Fish Preservation" (pp.44-54) by C.L. Cutting, with "A Note on Whaling" (pp.55-63) by L. Harrison Matthews; Chapter 18, Part I "Canals: Inland Waterways outside Britian" (pp.548-562) by Roger Pilkington; Chapter 18, Part II "Canals: Inland Waterways of the British Isles" (pp.563-573) by Charles Hadfield. Full Contents : PART I. PRIMARY PRODUCTION. 1 PARTI AGRICULTURE: FARM IMPLEMENTS (by Olga Beaumont and J. W. Y. Higs). 1 PAR T II AGRICULTURE: TECHNIQUES OF FARMINGG (by E. Fussell). 2. ISH PRESERVATION (by C. L. Cutting), with A NOTE ON WHALING (by L. Harrison Matthews). 3 METAL AND COAL MINING, 1750-1875 (by J. A. S. Ritson). 4 PART I EXTRACTION AND PRODUCTION OF METALS: IRON AND STEEL (by H. R. Schubert). 4 PART II EXTRACTION AND PRODUCTION OF METALS: NON-FERROUS METALS (by F. W. Gibbs). PARTII. FORMS OF ENERGY. 5 POWER TO 1850 (by R. J. Forbes). 6 THE STEAM-ENGINE TO 1830 (by H. W. Dickinson). 7 WATERMILLS c 1500-c 1850 (by A. Stowers). PART III. MANUFACTURE. 8 PART I THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: DEVELOPMENTS IN CHEMICAL THEORY AND PRACTICE (by E. J. Holmyard). 8 PART II THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: INTERACTION WITH THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION (by A. and N. L. Clow). 9 GAS FOR LIGHT AND HEAT (by Sir Arthur Elton). 10 PART I THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY:MACHINERY FOR COTTON, FLAX, WOOL, 1760-1850 (by Julia de L. Mann). 10 PART II THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY: SILK PRODUCTION AND MANUFACTURE, 1750-1900 (by W. English). 11 CERAMICS FROM THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY TO THE RISE OF THE STAFFO RDSHIRE POTTERIES (by A. and N. L. Clow). 12 GLASS (by L. M. Angus-Butterworth). 13 PRECISION MECHANICS (by Maurice Daumas). 14 MACHINE-TOOLS (by K. R. Gilbert). PART IV. STATIC ENGINEERING. 15 BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION (by S. B. Hamilton). 16 PART I SANITARY ENGINEERING: WATER-SUPPLY (by J. Kennard). 16 PART II SANITARY ENGINEERING: SANITATION (by J. Rawlinson). PART V. COMMUNICATIONS. 17 ROADS TO c 1900 (by R. J. Forbes). 18 PART I CANALS: INLAND WATERWAYS OUTSIDE BRITAIN (by Roger Pilkington). PART II CANALS: INLAND WATERWAYS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (by Charles Hadfield). 19 SHIP-BUILDING (by George Naish). 20 CARTOGRAPHY (by R. A. Skelton). 21 DREDGING (by G. Doorman). 22 TELEGRAPHY (by G. R. M. Garratt). PART VI. SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF TECHNOLOGY. 23 THE BEGINNINGS OF THE CHANGE FROM CRAFT MYSTERYTO SCIENCE AS A BASIS FOR TECHNOLOGY (by A. R. J. P. Ubbelohde). Very good in browned and rubbed dustjacket. 40.00

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136 SMILES, Samuel WEDGWOOD, Josiah) DARWIN, Charles) Josiah Wedgwood : His Personal History. First Edition
John Murray, London, 1894, 1894 
SMILES, Samuel. Josiah Wedgwood, F.R.S. : His Personal History. London : John Murray, 1894. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xi,(1),[1]-304, + (32) of ads + portrait frontispiece. 8vo, maroon cloth with bevelled edges, gilt boards and gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to front and spine.
A biography of the eminent eighteenth century businessman and scientist, who was the grandfather of Charles Darwin.

Josiah Wedgwood (b. July 12, 1730, Burslem, Staffordshire – d. January 3, 1795, Etruria, Staffordshire).

Samuel Smiles (b. December 23, 1812, Haddington, East Lothian – d. April 16, 1904, Kensington, London), Scottish author.

1. Josiah Wedgwood - Birth and Education;
2. The Wedgwood Family;
3. Josiah Wedgwood Learns His Trade;
4. Partnership with Harrison and Whieldon;
5. Wedgwood Begins Business for Himself;
6. Improvement of Ware - Friendship with Bentley;
7. Wedgwood's Marriage;
8. Wedgwood Appointed Queen's Potter;
9. Founding of Etruria Partnership with Bentley;
10. Roads and Canals through Staffordshire;
11. Improvement of Models - Chemistry;
12. Amputation of Wedgwood 's Right Leg;
13. Wedgwood 's Artistic Work;
14. Portraits, Medallions, Artistic Work;
15. Growan Clay - Kaolin - Böttgher - Cookworthy - Manufacture of Porcelain;
16. Wedgwood's Journey into Cornwall;
17. Wedgwood and Flaxman;
18. Wedgwood at Work Again - Death of Bentley;
19. Wedgwood's Pyrometer or Thermometer;
20. The Barberini or Portland Vase;
21. Wedgwood's Personal History - His Sons' Education;
22. Character of Wedgwood.

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137 Sotheby's) Fine English Furniture and Decorations, Ceramics and Carpets
Sotheby's, New York, 1985, 
(Sotheby's). Fine English Furniture and Decorations, Ceramics and Carpets ,Including Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin H. Herzog, Au ction: Friday, April 12, 1985 at 10:15am, Saturday, April 13, 1985 at 2pm. NY: Sotheby's, 1985. Pp. [198]. Unpagined. Illustrated (many in colour). 4to, illustrated grey card covers. Spine ends nicked, else vg. 25.00

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138 SPIELER, Goldie Becoming No Ordinary Pottery : The Story of Earthworks Pottery. hardcover, signed
Yeoman House, Tiverton, RI, 2009, ISBN:9780982265932 
SPIELER, Goldie. Becoming No Ordinary Pottery : The Story of Earthworks Pottery. (Tiverton, RI) : Yeoman House, (2009). Pp,(8),1-274,(6). Illustrated.8vo, illustrated pink glossy paper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue. "Meet... A young artist who found her island oasis in a troubled wor ld. - Who adopted as her Cause the idea of saving the age-old techniques ofmaking pottery. - Who went through all the usual struggles of starting and running her own business. - Who embarked on her own remarkable spiritual j ourney. - And whose perseverance and grit has made her one of the Caribbean's most admired artisans and business women. This is Goldie Spielers personal story, a story that describes how her journey in founding the EarthworksPottery in Barbados has taken many twists and turns in the process of Beco ming No Ordinary Pottery." (from the back cover). Very good. Signed withoutinscription by the author. 25.00

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139 STEWART, Elizabeth E. Old Worcester Jug as Retold by Elizabeth E. Stewart. pbk.
Halifax, 1967, 
STEWART, Elizabeth E. The Old Worcester Jug as Retold by Elizabeth E. Stewart. Halifax : "Braemar", n.d. [ca 1967]. Pp (2),[1]-28,(2), including 4 illustrations. 8vo, red crushed velvet wrappers. "I have been prevailed upon to share with you the story of "The Old Worcester Jug", how I became interested in the study of porcelains,and put together the Collection of English Porcelains now in my possession. Now I shall attempt to give to you an account of the why, how and when, together with a brief summary of the more important English Porcelain factories. To set the scene, I must return to my childhood. it was a disagreeable afternoon, and my darling Mother suggested that I should not go out but rather should stay home with her and read. THe decision was quickly made and she chose from her bookdshelf my afternoon companion. This was a publication by The Religious Tract Society of 56 Paternoster Row; 65 St. Paul's Churchyard; and 164 Picadilly, London. She had purchased this book at Griffin's Book Shop, located on Jacob Street in the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and had given it to my older sister Carolone at Christmas. It was published in 1890." Vg. `15.00

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140 STEWART, Elizabeth E. Old Worcester Jug. signed
Halifax, 1967, 
STEWART, Elizabeth E. The Old Worcester Jug as Retold by Elizabeth E. Stewart. Halifax : "Braemar", n.d. [ca 1967]. Pp (2),[1]-28,(2), including 4 illustrations. 8vo, red crushed velvet wrappers. "I have been prevailed upon to share with you the story of "The Old Worcester Jug", how I became interested in the study of porcelains,and put together the Collection of English Porcelains now in my possession. Now I shall attempt to give to you an account of the why, how and when, together with a brief summary of the more important English Porcelain factories. To set the scene, I must return to my childhood. it was a disagreeable afternoon, and my darling Mother suggested that I should not go out but rather should stay home with her and read. THe decision was quickly made and she chose from her bookdshelf my afternoon companion. This was a publication by The Religious Tract Society of 56 Paternoster Row; 65 St. Paul's Churchyard; and 164 Picadilly, London. She had purchased this book at Griffin's Book Shop, located on Jacob Street in the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and had given it to my older sister Carolone at Christmas. It was published in 1890." Vg. Inscribed by the author on front blabk and signed by the author at the end of text. 30.00

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