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Fine ceramics were one of the first things to be collected in Western culture starting with the collecting of Chinese porcelain by European royalty. Until the 20th Century the collecting of fine ceramics was primarily popular among the wealthy, but in the last 50 years ceramics has probably become the area of collecting with the broadest base. In part this is because of the diverse range of different collecting categories that fall under ceramics. This also means that there are a plethora of different ceramics related book titles available at any one time and a well equipped ceramics library can take years to compile. By only offering ceramics books that we have personally reviewed and added to our own library, we hope that we can make this task a bit easier for you.

Ceramics in America 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Ceramics in America 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Robert Hunter

This is a series of books that is published every year by the Chipstone Foundation. The series started with the now famous American Furniture series and now Ceramics in America is...

2001-2006 Soft cover, Printed in USA. List Price $55
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Ceramics in America
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Commedia dell’arte - Carnival of Comedy Players Commedia dell’arte - Carnival of Comedy Players
edited by Reinhard Jansen

This is the first comprehensive survey of commedia dell’arte as a subject of the ceramic arts.

435 pages. Hard cover. List Price $190.00
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Our Price: $145.00


Derby Porcelain 1748-1848, An Illustrated Guide by John Twitchett Derby Porcelain 1748-1848, An Illustrated Guide
John Twitchett

This is the definitive work on what is one of the most important British porcelain factories. It contains a good deal of new infor- mation and a large quantity of hitherto unpublished illustrations.

320 pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $89.50
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The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 Volume II by R.K. Henrywood The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 Volume II
R.K. Henrywood

This book is designed as a comprehensively cross-referenced companion to the original Dictionary, and includes over 1000...

239 pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $69.50
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The Doulton Lambeth Wares by Desmond Eyles The Doulton Lambeth Wares
Desmond Eyles

A classic reference book on the stoneware and pottery of Doulton's famous factory in London.

332 pages. Hard cover. List Price $125.00
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English Blue & White Porcelain by Geoffrey Godden English Blue & White Porcelain
Geoffrey Godden

This is the first major book on English blue and white porcelain since the early 1970s.

592 pages. Hard cover. List Price $125.00
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Our Price: $85.00


English Dry-Bodied Stoneware by Diana Edwards and Rodney Hampson English Dry-Bodied Stoneware
Diana Edwards and Rodney Hampson

This book explores not only the products of Wedgwood, but also many of the lesser known makers who also made these types of wares.

248 pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $89.50
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Godden’s Guide to English Blue and White Porcelain by Geoffrey Godden Godden’s Guide to English Blue and White Porcelain
Geoffrey Godden

This is the first major book on English blue and white porcelain since the early 1970s. Not only is it the latest and most up-to-date work, but it includes types not previously studied and extends...

464 pages. Hard cover. List Price $125.00
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Our Price: $109.00


Harlequin Unmasked by Meredith Chilton Harlequin Unmasked
- The Commedia Dell'Arte and Procelain Sculpture

Meredith Chilton

This book focuses on the great collection of harlequin figures of the Gardiner Museum of Ceramics in Toronto.

368 pages. Hard cover. Printed in Singapore. List Price $65.00.
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If These Pots Could Talk - Collecting 2000 Years of British Household Pottery by Ivor Noel Hume If These Pots Could Talk
- Collecting 2000 Years of British Household Pottery
Ivor Noel Hume

This is another great book from The Chipstone Foundation, published in parternship with the University Press of...

453 pages. Hard cover. Printed in USA. List Price $75.00
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Liverpool Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century by Bernard M. Watney Liverpool Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century
Bernard M. Watney

This new book on Liverpool porcelain of the eighteenth century provides a feast of illustrations, both in color and black & white, which fully complement the text.

163 pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $90.00
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Spode-Copeland-Spode - The Works and its People 1770-1970 by Vega Wilkinson Spode-Copeland-Spode
The Works and its People 1770-1970

Vega Wilkinson

This is the most comprehensive and best produced volume ever on one of the most important British pottery companies.

295 pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $89.50
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Staffordshire Portrait Figures of The Victorian Era by P.D. Gordon Pugh Staffordshire Portrait Figures of The Victorian Era
P.D. Gordon Pugh

This is the standard referrence book on the topic. Another must own book if this is your interest. When this book was first published in 1970 it provided the collector of Staffordshire...

558 pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $99.50
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Susie Cooper:  A Pioneer of Modern Design edited by Andrew Casey and Ann Eatwell Susie Cooper: A Pioneer of Modern Design
Edited by Andrew Casey and Ann Eatwell

If one name connotes modern ceramic design, it is Susie Cooper. Many have followed, but none have had more influence. This book is dedicated to the work of this most important of 20th...

224 pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $59.50
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Our Price: $53.00


White Salt-Glazed Stoneware of the British Isles by Diana Edwards & Rodney Hampson White Salt-Glazed Stoneware of the British Isles
Diana Edwards & Rodney Hampson

This book is the first to cover salt-glazed production in the whole of the British Isles, not simply the production in Staffordshire.

336 Pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $89.50
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The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain Volume 1, 1751-1851 by John Sandon The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain Volume 1, 1751-1851
John Sandon

This is the most comprehensive study of these important porcelain factories and is bound to become the standard work of reference on the subject.
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384 Pages. Hard cover. Printed in England. List Price $89.50
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Our Price: $65.00


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