John, W.D.


Assisted by Dr. S. John and B.A. Williams. R.H. Johns Ltd., Newport 1948.
1st Ed. 4to. xvi + 176pp. Colour frontispiece, 185 ills. including 41 colour, map. very lightly browned, original gilt lettered full maroon leather with gilt device to upper board, rubbed, wear to corners, joints rubbed and splitting, spine rubbed with wear and sl. loss at head and tail, t.e. red rest uncut. With Supplements One and Two by W.D. John and Katherine Coombes in pocket at rear. Handsome monograph which deals exhaustively with the pottery made at Nantgarw, near Cardiff in the years 1813-22 ‘Nantgarw ... produced perhaps the finest examples of porcelain with granulated fracture ever made ...’ Ll. Jewitt.
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