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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1960: Item # 82598
Mark Bassett (aka 'potterybooks')
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Author of Understanding Roseville Pottery
P.O. Box 771233, Lakewood, OH 44107

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This new hardback tells the story of Roseville Pottery (1890-1954), called "America's fastest selling decorative art pottery"! Over 800 stunning color photos depict raritie, plus shapes missing from factory pages, and dozens of unpublished factory documents. New research defines the roles of John Herold, who developed product lines and controled firing variables; Frederick Hurten Rhead, designer of Della Robbia; Harry Rhead, designer of Creamware Juvenile; Anna Young, of great business sense; Russell Young, who introduced a standardized numbering system; and Ben Seibel, who designed Lotus, the Raymor lines, and perhaps more!

The book includes a complete Keynote catalog; new evidence that Early Velmoss is a Roseville product; unpublished interior views; blueprint maps; previously unknown advertisements. One appendix reprints the 1916 Price List that all Roseville authors use to date Roseville lines to that year. Two chapters on Experimentals and Trial Glazes offer closeup photos to illuminate the design process. For the first time in a book on Roseville... the 1924 handmade porcelain coupe by Robineau that inspired the line Ferella! More surprises await .....

Buying from the author supports his research. Obtaining a copy ANYWHERE ELSE contributes only $1 (royalties) to defray costs of research travel, photocopies, telephone calls, film & developing, reprint fees, etc.

Ohio residents pay 7% sales tax. Add $2.50 shipping.