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antique u.s. pottery by company
Universal Dinnerware and its Predeces-
sors.
Timothy J. Smith. Over 725 color photos
illustrate the dinnerware produced over 60 years
by Universal Potteries, Inc. The text outlines
the “family tree” of potteries leading up to
Universal: Guernsey Earthenware Co., Oxford
Pottery Co., and Atlas-Globe China Co. Plates,
platters, bowls, teapots, pitchers, jugs, cups,
casseroles, and more are shown. Values for all
items included in the captions.
Size:81/2"x11"•725colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1036-4•softcover•$29.95
Vallona Starr Ceramics.
Bernice Stamper. Vallona
Starr Ceramics operated in southern California from the
1930s until 1953. Known for their whimsical designs,
Vallona Starr pieces included salt and pepper shakers,
sugar and creamers, vases, cookie jars, ornaments, and
more. This book is the first devoted to the creative work
of Vallona Starr Ceramics.
Size:6"x9"•200colorphotos
Price Guide • 96 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-871-0•softcover•$19.95
Warwick China.
John R. Rader, Sr. Over 300
beautiful color photos of vases, tankard sets, din-
nerware and more, this book gives insight into the
operationsandachievementsoftheWarwickChina
CompanyinWheeling,WestVirginia.Hilariousstories
and experiences of former employees are retold by
the author, making this an enjoyable and unique
referencework.Thecompletepriceguide iseasyto
use and aids the reader and collector in accurately
pricing theirownspecialfinds.
Size:81/2"x11"•350color&b/wphotos
PriceGuide•144pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1016-X•hardcover•$34.95
Watt Pottery: A Collector’s Reference
with Price Guide.
2nd edition, revised
.
Dennis Thompson & W. Bryce Watt. Tells the
history of the Ohio pottery firm, tracing its
product and pattern development. Includes
original research, 800 beautiful color images,
and full sections on marks, patterns, and all
known mold shapes and numbers. Current
market values make it an important investment
for dealers and collectors alike.
Size:81/2"x11"•800colorphotos
Price Guide • 240 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1853-5•hardcover•$39.95
Weller Pottery.
JeffreyB.Snyder.Over520color
images of the art pottery and artwares produced
bytheWellerPotteryCompany,from1895to1948,
includingArtNouveau,Aurelian,Coppertone,Dickens
Ware,Eocean,Forest,Hudson,Louwelsa,Sicard,and
Woodcraft.Thissweepingsurveyhasasamplingof
handdecorationsbycompanyartistsandtheglaze
treatments employed over the years. Values are
included in thecaptions.
Size:81/2"x11"•525color,2b/wphotos
PriceGuide/Index•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2186-2•hardcover•$49.95
Weller, Roseville, and Related Zanesville
Art Pottery and Tiles.
Betty Ward and Nancy
Schiffer. Art pottery and tiles from the Weller,
Roseville, J.B. Owens, and related companies
were made variously from 1872 to 1967 in
Zanesville, Ohio. This reference provides in one
volume a full account of the companies, shapes,
glaze lines, and values on today’s market.
Size:81/2"x11"•200+colorgroupphotos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1149-2•softcover•$29.95
other antique u.s. pottery
Collecting American Belleek.
Loman &
Petula Eng. Over 390 color photos display the
porcelain objects made by Ceramic Art Compa-
ny® and Lenox, Inc.®, Ott and Brewer®, and
the Willets Manufacturing Company® from
the 1880s to 1930. Hand-painted and signed
decorations by famous artists, including H. J.
Nosek, Walter Marsh, and George and William
Morley are included.
Size:81/2"x11"•395colorphotosPrice Guide/
Index • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1860-8•hardcover•$39.95
BluebirdChina.
KennaRosen.Over750beautiful
color photos of bluebird china decorated with the
bluebird motif, produced by over 50 of America’s
top potteries including Anchor Pottery Company,
Homer Laughlin China Company and Steubenville
PotteryCompanytoname justafew.Whetheryou
areanoviceoranadvancedcollector,thisbookwill
helpyouidentifythemanysubtledifferencesinpieces.
Valuesare included in thecaptions.
Size:81/2"x11"•750colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1864-0•hardcover•$34.95
Depression Pottery.
2nd Edition-re-
vised & expanded
. Jeffrey B. Snyder. A
survey of the varied and beautiful ceramic
wares from America’s Great Depression
years.Over450colorphotographsdisplay
streamlined table, kitchen, and artware
from largeandsmallmanufacturers inthe
late1920stoearly1940s.Briefhistoriesof
thepotteries,updatedvalues,bibliography,
and indexareprovided.
Size:11"x81/2"•over450colorphotos
PriceGuide•192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1583-8•hardcover•$29.95
Mid-Century Modern Dinnerware.
Michael
Pratt. The bold shapes and startling patterns
on dinnerware of the late 1940s, 1950s, and
1960s are displayed in over 480 dazzling color
photographs. Much of the best work of six
leading pottery manufacturers is shown and
described indetail.Bantu,Casual,Futura,Holiday,
Impromptu, and Scandia dinnerware shapes are
well represented. Values are included.
Size:81/2"x11"•480colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 224 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1567-6•hardcover•$39.95
Mid-Century Modern Dinnerware: A
Pictorial Guide: Ak-Sar-Ben
to Paden
City Pottery.
Michael Pratt. Over 500 color
photos illustrate this overview of modern table-
ware designs from the 1940s through the 1960s,
surveying forty-seven pottery companies from
A to P, including American Limoges, Buffalo,
Century House, Frankoma, Hall, Mayer, Pacific,
andPfaltzgraff.Thetextpresentsnew information,
grading guidelines, a bibliography, an index, and
current market values.
Size:81/2"x11"•516colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 224 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1736-9•hardcover•$39.95
Mid-CenturyModernDinnerware:APictorial
Guide: Redwing to Winfield.
Michael Pratt.
Over 500 color photos and informative text explore
modern tableware designs of the mid-twentieth
century. Among the pottery firms whose wares are
presentedareRedWing,Roseville,RoyalChina,Salem
China, Stangl, Steubenville, Universal, Vernon Kilns,
WinartPottery,andWinfieldChina.Newinformation
isprovided,alongwithanextensivebibliography.
Size:81/2"x11"•501colorphotos
PriceGuide/Index•224pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1914-0•hardcover•$39.95
Solid-Colored Dinnerware: Depression
to Mid-Century.
Mark Gonzalez. The popular
collectible dinnerware lines of our time, including
Fiesta and Lu-Ray, and other lines that are
often confused with one another. Accompanied
by a price guide and over 500 color photos.
This book features a wide array of shapes in
dozens of colors.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • over 500 color photos • Price
Guide•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2846-6 •softcover•$29.95
CollectingFiesta,Lu-Ray&OtherColorware.
Mark Gonzalez. Over 150 lines of solid-colored
dinnerware were produced in the United States
from1930to2000.Thisbookfocusesonthemost
popularlinesfromHomerLaughlin,Taylor,Smithand
Taylor, Knowles, and Mr. Clemens lines, as well as
Zephyr,Georgette,Sevilla,RomanyandRancho,and
Camwood Ivory lines. Each is fully discussed, with
theirmarks,colors,and items identified.
Size:81/2"x11"•515colorphotos•PriceGuide
•182pp.
ISBN:978-0-8953-8109-5•hardcover•$39.95
TheBestofCollectibleDinnerware.
Revised
2nd Edition
.JoCunningham.Anexcellentsurvey
ofthebestcompaniesandtheirmostpopular lines
of dinnerware and the contributions of famous
designers. Over 300 color photos, extracts from
catalogsandadvertisements,historicalphotos,and
awell-documentedtexthelpto identifydinnerware,
tracechangingtechnologicalanddesigntrends,and
showcasean industry in itsheyday.
Size:81/2"x11"•335photos
PriceGuide•192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0817-3•hardcover•$29.95
Pottery, Modern Wares 1920-1960.
Leslie
Piña. Production pottery, the factory-made and
hand-decorated wares of the mid-20th century,
including Homer Laughlin’s Fiesta, Russel Wright,
Glidden, Cowan, Sascha Brastoff and more. Color
photos of the wares, details and maker’s marks
together with essays on the companies and
designers, plus a bibliography and price guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•582colorphotos
Price Guide • 240 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-692-0•hardcover•$49.95
Designed & Signed: ’50s & ’60s Glass, Ce-
ramics & Enamel Wares by Georges Briard,
Sascha Brastoff, Marc Bellaire, Higgins...
Leslie Piña. Highly collectible household objects
designedandsignedbynameartistsof the1950s
and 1960s, including gift and tableware, glass,
ceramics and enamel items. Extensive coverage
of designer Georges Briard, along with much
work by the other prominent featured artists.
Size:81/2x11"•587colorphotos
Price Guide • 192 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-935-0•hardcover•$29.95
California Potteries: The Complete Book.
Mike Schneider. Some of the finest figural pot-
tery ever made in America, illustrated in over
800 color photographs covering more than 75
California companies such as Brayton Laguna,
Kay Finch, Hedi Scoop, DeLee Art, Robert Sim-
mons, Walker-Renaker, and others. Provides
informationabout thepotteries, tips forcollectors,
and Price Guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•800colorphotos
Price Guide • 256 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-877-X•hardcover•$49.95
American Stonewares: The Art and Craft
of Utilitarian Potters.
Revised 4th Edition
.
Georgeanna H. Greer. The history of stoneware
vesselproduction inAmericaandCanadatoldwith
outstanding photos of over 300 important pieces.
Chapters describe the hand-worked method of
turning clay into pots, common and uncommon
forms,marksandvarietiesofdecoration,theglazes
employed,andthefiringprocess.Thisclassicstudy
iswelcome in thisneweditionwithcurrentprices.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•390color &b/wphotos•Price
Guide•286pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2247-8•hardcover•$49.95
YellowWare:TheTransitionalCeramic.
3rd
Edition-revised
.JoanLeibowitz.Yellowwareisthe
transitionalwarebetweenredware intheprimitive
periodandwhiteware intheartpotterymovement.
Theutilitarianpurposesforwhich itwasused inthe
19thcenturymade itaverycommonceramic.With
beautiful photos and updated values, this revised
edition shows yellowware to be an attractive and
importantceramic type.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•162photos& illus
Index/PriceGuide•119pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1594-3•softcover•$24.95
Redware: America’s Folk Art Pottery.
Revised
4th Edition
. Kevin McConnell. From its basic clay
tones to hand-painted adornments, the hundreds
of tableware, vessels, vases, and miniatures shown
will delight, and the accurate market values for the
items make this invaluable for collectors and dealers.
The pieces are presented in chronological sequence,
spanning the 18th and 19th centuries.
Size:6"x9"•160colorphotos•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2841-1•softcover•$12.95
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