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Author Name:    BURTON, William WEDGEWOOD, Josiah)

Title:   Josiah Wedgwood and His Pottery. First Edition, Limited Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    Cassell , 1922, 1922

Seller ID:   1195

BURTON, William. Josiah Wedgwood and His Pottery. With 32 colour and 72 b & w plates. London, &c : Cassell & Company, Ltd, 1922. First Edition. Limited Edition. Pp (4), v-xii, [1]-195, (1), colour frontispiece + 31 colour plates tipped-in on grey card leaves, (each with a captioned tissue guard) + 72 b&w photo plates. Large, thick 8vo, pressed blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spine; black and rust urn design to front board, t.e.g. Printed brown paper dustjacket.

William Burton, M.A., F.C.S. (b. March 19, 1863, Manchester - d. April 4, 1941, London) a leading pottery expert and magnate, who had once worked at Wedgwood's.

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

Limited, Numbered Edition.

"This Edition is limited to fifteen hundred copies (1,000 for England and 500 for the United States of America), of which this is No.406."

Preface [dated Autumn, 1937 at Hartsheath, Flintshire];
1. By Way of Introduction;
2. The Early Conditions of Pottery Industry in Staffordshire;
3. The Improvements of Manufacturing Conditions in Staffordshire;
4. The White and Cream-coloured Earthenware;
5. Useful Wares;
6. Red, Black, and Buff Pottery;
7. The Invention of the "Jasper" Body;
8. Wedgwood's Printed Earthenwares ;
9. The Wedgwood "Russian Service";
10. The Staffordshire Lustre Pottery;
11. Wedgwood's Public Work;
12. Wedgwood and His Partners;
13. Wedgwood's Principal Artists;
14. Wedgwood and His Family;
15. The Principal Contemporary Potters in Staffordshire.
With index.

Very good in lightly chipped dustjacket. 225.00


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