Williams Adams: An Old English Potter

London: Chapman and Hall, 1904. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. One of 600 copie sin royal 8vo. Hardcover in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Title page printed in red and black. xxii+ 252 pp. with index. Color frontispiece and 72 plates of pottery and porcelain and of people and places. Four folding genealogical charts. A tight, generally fine example, bit of light spotting to the outer and bottom edge of the text block. The history of noted English potter William Adams with some account of his family and their production. There were actually four important potters named William Adams: the first two, cousins, were roughly contemporaries (1745-1805 and 1748-1831), one fromt Greengates, Tunstall and the other of the Brick House, Burslem; the two others were father and son (William of Stoke-upon-Trent, 1772-1829 and William of Greenfiled, 1798-1865). fine. Item #E15636B

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