Lot 1058: POTTERY A HISTORY OF THE POTTERY INDUSTRY AND ITS EVOLUTION AS APPLIED TO SANITATION 1910 Limited Edition Antique Arts & Industry Tissue-Guarded Color Frontispiece Textual Illustrations
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Pottery: a History of the Pottery Industry and Its Evolution as Applied to Sanitation with Unique Specimens and Facsimile Marks from Ancient to Modern Foreign and American Wares
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Thomas Maddock's Sons
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 224 pages
Width: 7.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: From the preface:
The Company believes that an account of the development of this important branch of the potter's art, so largely instrumental in making modern architecture minister to the comfort and convenience of living, will not be without interest.
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work, un-numbered on the verso of the title page. The antique volume is bound in green cloth with stamped gilt lettering on the front cover. There is light external rubbing and spotting concentrated at the edges. The binding is sound. The tissue-guarded color frontispiece depicts a man operating a kiln. The pages show mild age toning and scattered foxing. The work is profusely illustrated in the text.
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