Book #20793

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain

Geoffrey Godden, F. R. S. A.
Book #20793 An Illustrated Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain. Geoffrey Godden, F. R. S. A.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Bonanza Books, 1965.

First Bonanza Books edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Very Good- dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.

This book is an illustrated encyclopedia of British pottery and porcelain from the Neolithic period to the present day. The entries cover a wide range of topics, from the origins of pottery and porcelain making to the various types and styles of pottery and porcelain produced in Britain. The book is divided into six sections, each of which contains an alphabetical list of entries. The first section, entitled "The Neolithic Age," covers the period from around 10,000 BC to 4,000 BC. The second section, entitled "The Middle Ages," covers the period from 4,000 BC to AD 1000. The third section, entitled "The Renaissance and the Early Modern Period," covers the period from AD 1000 to 1815. The fourth section, entitled "The Victorian and Edwardian Period," covers the period from 1815 to the present day. The fifth section, entitled " Contemporary British Pottery and Porcelain," covers the latest developments in British pot; 8vo.

Price: $33.75