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Beckwith, Arthur.
Majolica and Fayence: Italian, Sicilian, Majorcan, Hispano-Moresque and Persian.

New York. D. Appleton and Company: 1877.

Interesting as an early study of Italian maiolica, with a chapter of mottoes and sayings found on the pottery, and many notes on the decorative motifs and techniques of maiolica potters. The examples and illustrations were drawn from the Castellani Collection. An additional chapter describes the ceramics at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition.

Hardcover. 5.25"x8", 185 pages, 51 line illustrations. Ex-library with marks. Light cover wear.

Inventory #: 35882
Price: $ 20.00      



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