Arts / Art- History / The Victorian Staffordshire Figure by Anthony Oliver Anthony Oliver William Heinemann Ltd 1971: first edition brown cloth hardcover approximately 7.5 x 10 inches tall: gilt lettering to spine: signed hand written inscription to the title page reading 'with the best wishes of the author, Anthony Oliver ' : 179 pages including index: 250 black and white illustrations: eight full-page colour plates.  Synopsis: A detailed illustrated history of the Victorian Staffordshire figure and  guide for collectors . The author describes potters, pottery production and  processes against the social background for  workers and pottery subjects during the times of John Walton (circa 1780 -- 1835), Obadiah Sherratt, (circa 1775 -- 1846) Ralph Wood senior (1715 -- 72) Josiah Wedgwood (1730 -- 95) and Wedgwood's partner, Thomas Bentley.  The photographic illustrations depict a wide range of pottery subjects, including national  heroes, 19th-century villains, topical and historic events,  buildings, tableaux; and figures from the theatre, opera, comedy, melodrama, national conflicts, and folk stories etc. .  Chapters are entitled: -- Setting the scene.  The people who made them.  What they are made of.  How they were made.  Identification (part one).  Identification (part two).  Forming a collection.  Fakes, forgeries, reproductions and restorations.  Where they were sold.  A preface, acknowledgements, select bibliography, and index are included.  Condition: no dust jacket: small illustrated bookplate to front fixed endpapers: overall very clean and good. used books
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  • Book Title: The Victorian Staffordshire Figure
  • Author: Anthony Oliver
  • ISBN: 434554390x
  • Publisher: William Heinemann
  • Year Published: 1971
  • Our Normal Price: £44.00 GBP ($56.32 USD)
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  • Description: William Heinemann Ltd 1971: first edition brown cloth hardcover approximately 7.5 x 10 inches tall: gilt lettering to spine: signed hand written inscription to the title page reading 'with the best wishes of the author, Anthony Oliver ' : 179 pages including index: 250 black and white illustrations: eight full-page colour plates. Synopsis: A detailed illustrated history of the Victorian Staffordshire figure and guide for collectors . The author describes potters, pottery production and processes against the social background for workers and pottery subjects during the times of John Walton (circa 1780 -- 1835), Obadiah Sherratt, (circa 1775 -- 1846) Ralph Wood senior (1715 -- 72) Josiah Wedgwood (1730 -- 95) and Wedgwood's partner, Thomas Bentley. The photographic illustrations depict a wide range of pottery subjects, including national heroes, 19th-century villains, topical and historic events, buildings, tableaux; and figures from the theatre, opera, comedy, melodrama, national conflicts, and folk stories etc. . Chapters are entitled: -- Setting the scene. The people who made them. What they are made of. How they were made. Identification (part one). Identification (part two). Forming a collection. Fakes, forgeries, reproductions and restorations. Where they were sold. A preface, acknowledgements, select bibliography, and index are included. Condition: no dust jacket: small illustrated bookplate to front fixed endpapers: overall very clean and good.
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  • Binding: Hardback
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