This all-new, completely revised and updated book on Vernon Kilns pays tribute to one of California's leading national pottery companies of the last century. Almost 500 color photographs, many not featured in the first edition, are included, with many never-before-seen photos of May and Vieve Hamilton pottery. A detailed history on the founding of Vernon Kilns and the evolution of marks is included, as well as sections on the war years, the manufacturing process, and famous artists and designers. New information and photos of commemoratives and innovative designs by foremost artists Rockwell Kent and Don Blanding, and Disney figures are showcased. There are also pattern indexes for each shape, as well as a general index. 2004 values.Nelson, Maxine Feek is the author of 'Collectible Vernon Kilns Identification and Value Guide', published 2004 under ISBN 9781574323702 and ISBN 1574323709.