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PAUL CUSHMAN; THE WORK AND WORLD OF AN EARLY 19th CENTURY ALBANY POTTER

Exhibition catalog published in 2007 by the Albany Institute of History and Art.  142 pages contain 8 essays by W. Douglas McCombs  (A Spirit of Enterprise:  The World and Work of Paul Cushman),  Paul Cushman, Jr. (Paul Cushman: Albany’s Extraordinary Potter of Stoneware),  Paul R. Huey (Archeological Evidence of Utility Stoneware Made in the Greater Albany Area, 1780 to 1850),  William Bouck (Early Potters and Potteries in Albany),  Warren F. Hartmann (A group of Early Albany Stoneware: A Mystery Solved)  and Christopher B. Mailman (Origins of the Albany Pottery Complex), with forward by Leigh and Leslie Keno, preface by William Ketchum and appendices by Paul Cushman, Jr. and Warren Broderick.  Included are 49 figures, 62 photographs of early Albany , Albany and Cushman stoneware pieces, and 10 photographs of impressed makers and decorative Cushman marks.   Copy available New.  $35    Free Shipping  

  

EARLY POTTERS AND POTTERIES OF DELAWARE , 1760-1890, by James R. Koterski.  Copyright 2005.  Hardcover, 208 pages, including a list of the names of over 80 owners, operators and potters involved with pottery making in Delaware during the 18th and 19th centuries.  Those discussed in detail include Mathew Crisps, William Hare. Abner Marshall, Albert Neumayer, Branch Green, the Green family at Smyrna and John Denning.  Also included is a discussion of the social, political and market forces that lead to the success and decline of the pottery industry in Delaware.     

 

DECORATED STONEWARE POTTERY OF NORTH AMERICA, by Donald Blake Webster.  Copyright 1971.  Hardcover.  232 pages include more than 300 black and white photographs.  Webster writes of the history and origins of American stoneware and its production, with an emphasis on decoration.  

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EARLY AMERICAN FOLK POTTERY, by Harold F.Guilland.  Copyright 1971.  Hardcover.  322 pages feature 350 black and white or color illustrations from the National Gallery of Art, Index of American Design.  The author details the history of earthenware and stoneware, and the effects that political events, and changing needs and mores of society had on its production.  He discusses the differences between northern and southern stoneware traditions, their development and spread.  Copy available good condition.   $50 Free Shipping    

 

EARLY NEW ENGLAND POTTERS AND THEIR WARES, by Lura Woodside Watkins.  Copyright 1950.  Hardcover.  360 pages with 136 black and white illustrations. Watkins discusses the four categories of New England pottery, production techniques, and traces its production from the mid seventeenth century to the late nineteenth century.  The appendix includes a checklist of New England potters. One copy available very good condition, slight tear in dusk jacket.   $155.00   

 

POTTERS AND POTTERIES OF NEW YORK STATE,  by William C. Ketchum, Jr.  First edition.  Copyright 1970.  278 pages include photographs and line drawings.  This, the most extensive book on the history of pottery production in the state of New York, gives us the history of pottery making in more than 100 cities, townships and counties.  Appendix information includes a list of potters working in New York State from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, and a list of New York potters and their marks.    

 

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POTTERS AND POTTERIES OF NEW YORK STATE, 1650-1900, by William C. Ketchum, Jr.  Second edition.  Copyright 1987.  626 pages include many black and white photographs and line drawings.  This, the most extensive book on the history of pottery production in the state of New York, gives us the history of pottery making in more than 100 cities, townships and counties.  Appendix information includes a list of potters working in New York State from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, and a list of New York potters and their marks.  One copy Hard Cover new never been used.  $225  Free Shipping, one Soft Cover  good condition $135 free shipping.      

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POTTERY WORKS, by Warren F. Broderick and William Bouck.  Copyright 1995.  Hardcover.  285 pages with 160 black and white photographs of pottery and historical sites, numerous ads, billheads, price lists and maps.  This book is a detailed study of the history of earthenware and stoneware production in the Capital District and Upper Hudson Valley regions of New York State from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century.   Copy available new never been used. $115.00

 

THE ART OF THE POTTER, edited by Diana and J. Garrison Stradling.  Introductory material copyright 1977.  Softcover.  This publication is an anthology of more than 50 articles written on the history of pottery by experts for The Magazine Antiques.  Article categories include: the Germanic and English influences on redware, the stoneware of New England, New York and west, and the potter’s craft.   

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THE EARLY MAKERS OF HANDCRAFTED EARTHENWARE AND STONEWARE IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY, by M. Lelyn Branin.  Copyright 1988.  Hardcover.  266 pages include over 100 black and white photographs of pottery, with many maps, billheads and pricelists. This book offers a detailed survey of all known central and southern New Jersey potteries from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

  

THE JUG AND RELATED STONEWARE OF BENNINGTON, by Cornelius Osgood.  Copyright 1971.  Hardcover.  222 pages, with more that 60 illustrations, depicting over 100 stoneware objects.  The book begins with a general history of pottery, tracing its roots back to 10,000 B.C. in Taiwan.  The author then provides us with a detailed history of the Bennington potteries, their marks, dating, decoration and evolution of form. 

 

CERAMICS in AMERICA  2001, edited by Robert Hunter.  Copyright 2001.  Soft cover.  292 pages containing 20 articles on the history of ceramics and new discoveries, with introductions by Robert Hunter and Merry Abbitt Outlaw, book reviews, and a “Checklist of Articles and Books on Ceramics in America Published 1998-2000” by Amy C. Earls. 

Article subjects include: Staffordshire ceramics, china glaze and pearlware, American queensware, and the eighteenth century stoneware kiln of William Richards, Trenton , New Jersey.          Table of Contents 

   

CERAMICS in AMERICA, 2002, edited by Robert Hunter.  Copyright 2002.  Soft cover.  284 pages containing 21 articles on the history of ceramics and new discoveries, with introductions by Robert Hunter and Merry Abbitt Outlaw, book reviews, and a  “Checklist of Articles, Books and Electronic Resources on Ceramics in America Published 1998-2001” by Amy C. Earls.  

Article subjects include: seventeenth century North Devon slipware at Jamestown , Virginia , parian porcelain statuary, early ceramics and pottery from Maryland and Marblehead , Massachusetts , and the United States Pottery Company in Bennington, Vermont.           Table of Contents

   

CERAMICS in AMERICA, 2003, edited by Robert Hunter.  Copyright 2003.  Soft cover.  321 pages containing 20 articles on the history of ceramics and new discoveries with introductions by Robert Hunter and Merry Abbitt Outlaw, book reviews, and a “Checklist of Articles and Books on Ceramics in America Published 1998-2002” by Amy C. Earls.  

Article subjects include: Staffordshire potters, rockingham and yellow ware industries in the U. S. , agateware technology, and Long Island redware.          Table of Contents  

   

CERAMICS in AMERICA, 2004, edited by Robert Hunter.  Copyright 2004.  Soft cover. 336 pages containing 23 articles on the history of ceramics and new discoveries with introductions by Robert Hunter and Merry Abbitt Outlaw, book reviews, and a “Checklist of Articles, Books and Electronic Resources on Ceramics in America Published 1998-2004 by Amy C. Earls”.  

Article subjects include: the Swan Cove kiln, the “Poor Potter” of Yorktown, Morgan’s Town, Virginia potters and pottery, Henry Remmey and son, George N. Fulton’s stoneware, potter James Miller, Alexandria  Virginia , and the stoneware potters of Washington County , Virginia.   Table of Contents 

 

CERAMICS in AMERICA, 2005, edited by Robert Hunter.  Copyright  2005.  Soft cover.  320 pages contain introductions by Robert Hunter and  Merry Abbitt Outlaw, 22 articles on the history of Ceramics, new discoveries and book and exhibition reviews.

Article subjects include:  John Bacon, the Benjamin Duval stoneware manufactory, John P. Schermerhorn, Baltimore ’s utilitarian stoneware industry, the stoneware pottery of New Brunswick , the Mansion pottery, J. Palin Thorley, ceramic discoveries in South Amboy, New Jersey , Otto Karle, Charles F. Decker and the Hare pottery.    Table of Contents

 

CERAMICS in AMERICA, 2006, edited by Robert Hunter.  Copyright 2006. Soft Cover.  336 pages contain 18 articles on the history of ceramics and  new discoveries, with introductions by Robert Hunter and Merry Abbitt Outlaw, book reviews and a Checklist of Recent Articles and Books on Ceramics in America by Amy C. Earls.

Article subjects include: African-American stoneware pottery, 17th century tobacco pipe manufacturing in the Chesapeake Region, Dutch maritime tiles, Peter Bell jars, American architectural terracotta in Charlestown , South Carolina .   Table of Contents

 

AMERICAN STONEWARES,  by Georgeanna H. Greer.  Copyright 1981.  Hardcover. 286 pages with over 350 black and white photographs and 16 color plates.  This book covers the history of American stoneware: its European background and influence, describing in great detail, its form, decoration, glazes and methods of production.

 

 

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