British Studio Ceramics in the 20th Century (Paul Rice) soon to be presented for sale on the really rather good BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1989, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; 2-column text (in part); Appendices ;
From the cover: Interest in British studio pottery has increased beyond all recognition in the last ten years. Collectors world-wide now compete avidly for pots by masters such as Leach, Hamada, Cardew, Rie, Coper and Fritsch. One reason for this surge in interest is that parallels can be traced with other types of modern art and, although now rising rapidly in price, pots still cost much less than paintings or sculpture of similar stature. Moreover, for most of the twentieth century British studio ceramics have been the best in the world.
Several works exist on the output of contemporary potters, but, extr…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 254 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10″ x 7¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Antiques & Collecting Pottery catalogue?