1908-09 The Collector's Hand-Book of Marks and Monograms on Pottery & Porcelain of the Renaissance and Modern Periods Selected from His Large Work Entitled 'Marks and Monograms on Pottery and Porcelain' The Collector's Handbook to Keramics of the Renaissance and Modern Periods Selected from His Larger Work, Entitled 'The Keramic Gallery'
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
These volumes are the abridged editions of William Chaffer's larger works of 'Marks and Monograms' and 'The Keramic Gallery', with these editions being useful handbooks for collectors. The works were intended to offer a basic guide to ceramics, pottery, and porcelain. 'The Collector's Hand-Book of Marks and Monograms on Pottery & Porcelain' shows the marks and monograms and manufactories, manufacturers, and artists of historic pottery and porcelain, from the Renaissance to the turn of the twentieth century. 'The Collector's Handbook to Keramics' shows historical pieces of ceramics from the Renaissance to the turn of the twentieth century, divided into chapters with each looking at a certain country. Both volumes are profusely illustrated throughout. Written by William Chaffers. Chaffers was an antiquary and wrote many reference works on hallmarks and ceramics. His works published established Chaffers as the leading authority on the subject.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A very little marking to the boards. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, 'Keramics' is firmly bound, though 'Pottery and Porcelain' is generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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