Blanchett, Chris. 20th Century Decorative British Tiles [3 volume set].
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen, PA;
Date of Publication: 2006
Stock Code: 7300
INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp. 288; -560; 272. Lavishly illustrated in colour throughout. Laminated pictorial boards and pictorial endpapers in unclipped dust-jackets to match boards, with 3-part design at head of spines making a complete image over the 3 volumes. Clean and bright. Gift inscribed by the Author to architectural historian Lynn Pearson: “To Lynn with thanks for all your encouragement & support! Yours Chris”. A Fine set in like jackets.
A Schiffer book for collectors, this comprehensive work on the history and diverse design of decorative ceramic tiles in Britain during the 20th century covers the story of the companies and their products including major influences on style of the period, with the focus on art producers for the final volume. Scarce as a full set. Heavyweight so a contribution towards increased postage costs will be requested for overseas delivery.