ON THE TABLE OR ON THE SHELF-- THIS INVALUABLE GUIDE COVERS IT ALL! From everyday dinnerware and kitchenware to special art pottery and fine porcelain, The Official Price Guide to Pottery and Porcelain covers the entire range of collectible pottery. Completely revised, updated, and expanded, this definitive sourcebook puts the information right on the table! [ ] COMPREHENSIVE. This outstanding resource features the most collectible pottery, including: American Bisque, Blue Ridge, Fiesta, Gladding-McBean, Hall, Hull, Lenox, McCoy, Metlox, Pfaltzgraff, Red Wing, Roseville, Shawnee, Stangl, Vernon Kilns, Watt, and many more--plus coverage of popular collectibles such as cookie jars, figurals, shakers, and planters. [ ] AUTHORITATIVE. Harvey Duke is an acknowledged expert in the field with more than five thousand pottery and porcelain pieces in his own collection. He has been the consultant for the Time-Life Encyclopedia of Collectibles and has written the definitive books on Hall China and Stangl pottery. [ ] SPECIAL FEATURES. A traveler's directory provides listings of potteries and manufacturers nationwide. A club directory includes addresses and extensive information on pottery newsletters and collector clubs throughout the country. [ ] GLOSSARY. Useful definitions for the most commonly used terms allow both experts and novices alike to distinguish between "lead glaze," "matte glaze," "salt glaze," and "overglaze"--among many other words of the trade. [ ] FULLY ILLUSTRATED. With photographs and extensive line drawings for accurate identification of shapes and patterns, collectors have a virtual mini-encyclopedia at their fingertips. * BUY IT * USE IT * BECOME AN EXPERT vDuke, Harvey is the author of 'Official Price Guide to Pottery and Porcelain', published 1995 under ISBN 9780876378939 and ISBN 0876378939.