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WILLIAM COOKWORTHY 1705-1780
Written by John Penderill-Church.
Stock no. 1817696
Published by Bradford Barton. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study of the pioneer of true porcelain manufacture in England. Grey & white mottled boards. B/w illustrations. Boards browned at edges. Minor foxing to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper has a small closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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SWANSEA PORCELAIN
Written by W.D. John; et al.
Stock no. 2120379
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some light fade marks along cover edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned/faded with some edge-creasing and a few grubby marks.

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GLAMORGAN HISTORIAN VOLUME SIX
Written by Stewart Williams.
Stock no. 1607064
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Numerous photographs, plans, drawings and engravings plus 16 pages of colour plates of Swansea porcelain. Pale blue cloth. 270pp includes index. 9 x 5.5". A couple of marks to boards. Owner's stamp to verso of front endpaper. Price-cut wrapper has a tear to top edge which has been repaired with tape to verso, and inscription to front flap.

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THE CERAMIC ART OF CHINA AND OTHER COUNTRIES OF THE FAR EAST
Written by William Bowyer Honey.
Stock no. 2117061
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Peach/Orange cloth with gilt titles; vignette to front cover. 3 colour plates. Numerous b/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fade patches to spine and a couple of cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine with tears and loss to edges; creased with some grubby marks.

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GLAMORGAN HISTORIAN VOLUME SIX
Written by Stewart Williams.
Stock no. 1606453
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Numerous photographs, plans, drawings and engravings plus 16 pages of colour plates of Swansea porcelain. Pale blue cloth. 270pp includes index. 9 x 5.5". Spine bumped, with slight creasing. Wrapper is worn at top and tail of spine, with small tear at base, and creasing to front flap.

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ANCIENT CHINESE PORCELAINS AND OTHER CURIOS BELONGING TO GEORGE A. HEARN (1894)
Written by George Arnold Hearn; Chester Holcombe.
Stock no. 2111961
Published by Kessinger Publishing. 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. Part of Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprints Series - Thousands of scarce and hard-to-find books. Descriptions by Holcombe. NO pictures. ISBN: 1120153816. A couple of small marks and light wear to covers.

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BAROQUE AND ROCOCO
Written by Erich Hubala.
Stock no. 1604762
Published by The Herbert Press. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. The Herbert History of Art and Architecture. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1871569044.

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CITTA DI TORINO MOSTRA DEL BAROCCO PIEMONTESE (3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 586198
Published by Citta Di Torino. 1st 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.

Three volumes. Pictorial card wraps. Architettura Scenografia; Mobili E Intagli, Tessuti E Ricami, Maioliche, Porcellane Argenti, Libri E Rilegature Monete E Medaglie; Pittura, Scultura Arazzi. B/w photos. Text in Italian. Covers of volume II are unevenly faded.

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LUDWIGSBURGER PORZELLANFIGUREN
Written by Hans Christ.
Stock no. 584309
Published by Anstalt. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Beige cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 162 abbildungen in kupfertiefdruck. Text in GERMAN. Small mark to top of front cover. Contents very good indeed.

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GERMAN PORCELAIN AND FAIENCE
Written by Siegfried Ducret.
Stock no. 583872
Published by Oldbourne Press. 1st 1962. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Any consideration of the development of the art of porcelain in Europe must award the highest place to Germany's contribution. The artistic and technical achievements of the artists and craftsmen who made this possible profoundly influenced the work of other European factories and particularly those of England. The book also includes Vienna, Zurich and Nyon. The International Library of Antique Art series. 466 pages. Large heavy format. Superb colour and b/w plates. Two dustwrappers - both of which are a little edge-chipped.

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THE POTTERY & PORCELAIN OF SWANSEA & NANTGARW
Written by E. Morton Nance.
Stock no. 675042
Published by C.I. Thomas. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition in a good dustwrapper.

579 pages. B/w illustrations. A limited edition of 500 facsimile copies of the 1942 edition. Wrapper torn and creased. Copy no. 451.

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