Engineering & Technology / Architecture , Engineering & Technology / The book of ceramics by Pravoslav Rada Pravoslav Rada Spring books London 1964 second revised edition: grey cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine and decoration to front: 136 pages including  black and white line drawings , photographs, tables and diagrams, and some colour plates , followed by 92 full-page black and white plates.  Synopsis: a reference book  for the amateur or professional  potter, and for all interested in ceramics.  Written by an experienced potter of international fame the contents include description, instruction, diagrams, line drawings, tables, illustrations and comprehensive sections on the following: -- The Potters raw materials (plastic, non-plastic, the ceramic body, testing, preparation of clay for industrial production, preparation of clay for studio use).  The classification of ceramics (software , porous or ball clay, Wedgwood wares, soft stoneware, stoneware, vitreous china, porcelain ).  Glazes (the molecular formulae, how glazes are made, glazes, firing, types, compositions.)  Pigments and engobes (pigments, underglaze pigments, salts, colouring raw glazes-enamels, colouring fired glazes, over glaze colours for firing at high temperatures, lustre colours, precious metals, engobes, majolica colours -- for raw glazes and fired glazes.) Modelling and moulding (tools, instruments,  workshop equipment, plaster of Paris, modelling figures, hollow wares, moulds.) Shaping (modelling, using a potter's wheel, using a mould, hand shaping, beating, casting.) Decoration (techniques of plastic decoration, painting techniques, engraving and printing, Recipes).  Kilns and firing (packing wares, firing, temperature measuring.) The restoration of ceramics.  The mathematics of  ceramic design.  IA bibliography, list of plates, and the list of contents are included.  Condition: no dust jacket: edges of cloth cover  shelf faded: endpapers slightly foxed: contents very clean and good: used books
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  • Book Title: The book of ceramics
  • Author: Pravoslav Rada
  • ISBN: MW006592
  • Publisher: Spring books
  • Year Published: 1964
  • Our Normal Price: £33.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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  • Description: Spring books London 1964 second revised edition: grey cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine and decoration to front: 136 pages including black and white line drawings , photographs, tables and diagrams, and some colour plates , followed by 92 full-page black and white plates. Synopsis: a reference book for the amateur or professional potter, and for all interested in ceramics. Written by an experienced potter of international fame the contents include description, instruction, diagrams, line drawings, tables, illustrations and comprehensive sections on the following: -- The Potters raw materials (plastic, non-plastic, the ceramic body, testing, preparation of clay for industrial production, preparation of clay for studio use). The classification of ceramics (software , porous or ball clay, Wedgwood wares, soft stoneware, stoneware, vitreous china, porcelain ). Glazes (the molecular formulae, how glazes are made, glazes, firing, types, compositions.) Pigments and engobes (pigments, underglaze pigments, salts, colouring raw glazes-enamels, colouring fired glazes, over glaze colours for firing at high temperatures, lustre colours, precious metals, engobes, majolica colours -- for raw glazes and fired glazes.) Modelling and moulding (tools, instruments, workshop equipment, plaster of Paris, modelling figures, hollow wares, moulds.) Shaping (modelling, using a potter's wheel, using a mould, hand shaping, beating, casting.) Decoration (techniques of plastic decoration, painting techniques, engraving and printing, Recipes). Kilns and firing (packing wares, firing, temperature measuring.) The restoration of ceramics. The mathematics of ceramic design. IA bibliography, list of plates, and the list of contents are included. Condition: no dust jacket: edges of cloth cover shelf faded: endpapers slightly foxed: contents very clean and good:
  • Condition: Collectable- Good
  • Dustcover: No
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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