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THE WHITE ROAD. A pilgrimage of sorts. The History of Porcelain.

£14.00

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Book and dustjacket condition - as new. 401pp. With black and white illustrations in the text throughout the book. The author - writer and potter - goes on a journey to tell the history of porcelain, travelling through Jingdezchen in China, onto Venice, Versailles, Dublin, Dresden, the Appalachian Mountains of South Carolina and the hills of Cornwall. Along the way he meets witnesses to its creation, those who were inspired, made rich or heartsick by it, and the many whose livelihoods, minds and bodies were broken by this obsession. It spans a thousand years and reaches into some of the most tragic moments of recent times. For publisher's synopsis see photo.

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Author(s):
WAAL, Edmund de
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22x13.5cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780701187795
Number of pages:
401
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus, London 2015
Title:
THE WHITE ROAD. A pilgrimage of sorts. The History of Porcelain

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Book and dustjacket condition - as new. 401pp. With black and white illustrations in the text throughout the book. The author - writer and potter - goes on a journey to tell the history of porcelain, travelling through Jingdezchen in China, onto Venice, Versailles, Dublin, Dresden, the Appalachian Mountains of South Carolina and the hills of Cornwall. Along the way he meets witnesses to its creation, those who were inspired, made rich or heartsick by it, and the many whose livelihoods, minds and bodies were broken by this obsession. It spans a thousand years and reaches into some of the most tragic moments of recent times. For publisher's synopsis see photo.

Author(s):
WAAL, Edmund de
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22x13.5cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780701187795
Number of pages:
401
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus, London 2015
Title:
THE WHITE ROAD. A pilgrimage of sorts. The History of Porcelain

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