Strasburg, Virginia: Shenandoah Publishing House, Inc., 1929. Hardbound. Purplish textured cloth with gilt letters on spine and gilt decoration on front cover. 277 pp. 7 color plates, 38 halftone illustrations and 100s of smaller bw depictions of stoneware. G+ (Outer spine may be slightly faded to brown; may be ex-art library with mark on spine and pocket at rear, with embossment stamps possible on color plates; otherwise aging slightly but nice.). Item #101012
A wonderful solid copy of the original edition of this classic. Chapter titles include: The Shenandoah Pottery; TheShenandoah Valley; Peter Bell; John Bell; The Bell Pottery in Strasburg, Va. ; The Eberly Pottery; Stoneware; The Keister Pottery; A. W. Baecher; Collecting a Collection; Catalogue of stamps and marks used by the Potter; Catalogue of Collection and a Supplement. Illustrations are from the authors' collection.