Josiah Wedgwood : His Personal History. First Edition

By: SMILES, Samuel WEDGWOOD, Josiah) DARWIN, Charles)

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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.

Front inner hinge cracked, nicking to spine ends, faint stain to front board, else very good. 85.00

Title: Josiah Wedgwood : His Personal History. First Edition

Author Name: SMILES, Samuel WEDGWOOD, Josiah) DARWIN, Charles)

Categories: 41,

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1894,: 1894

Seller ID: 74473

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