Lucie Rie: Modernist Potter (Emmanuel Cooper)

Lucie Rie: Modernist Potter (Emmanuel Cooper) soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: New Haven & London: Yale University Press for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2012, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables [1]; Colour photographs; Portrait to the frontispiece;

From the cover: Lucie Rie (1902-1995), one of the centurys most celebrated and iconic potters, combined an acute understanding of modernism with the skills of her chosen craft. During the course of her sixty-year career, she continually honed and refined her work, developing new shapes and surface effects that were distinctly her own. Her delicately shaped bowls, bottles and other vessels reflect her commitment to simplicity and clarity of form, her both critical and popular acclaim.
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Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Brown boards with White titling to the Spine. [XV] 328 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I enchant you with top-drawer choices of my Biography catalogue?

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