Signed by the author on front free endpaper.
This authoritative work lists over four thousand British ceramic marks. The main section is on alphabetic order of potters with address, date of establishment, working period, type of wares, a brief history, the location of typical specimens and specialized reference books.
Then follows reproductions of the marks used by each potter, in chronological order, with their period.; "The most efficient, comprehensive and well-arranged collection of English ceramic marks yet published....exceed by nearly three thousand the number of marks in any comparable work of reference." The Connoisseur; "Of a scale and comprehensive not previously existing....admirable in layout, legibility of type-faces and reproduction of illustration." The Antique Collector; "The result of years of brilliant, joyful and laborious study." The Observer; Geoffrey A. Godden is the author of many authoritative works on ceramics. Director of a leading British firm of wholesale dealers in antiques, supplying firms and museums all over the world, and also a consultant to numerous museums and private collections.
Published by Barrie & Jenkins, Communica-Europa, 1977
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