London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1964. Fourth impression. Hardcover. Rather scarce 8vo, 222pp, very well worn dust jacket which has numerous chips, wrinkles and tears, some of which have been repaired. Book is used but not abused and is a good working reference copy. Former owner sticker and penned initials on ffe. Price reflects condition. Good / fair. Item #14066
Billington was, for many years, in chargeof Pottery at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. Book contains exactly what a student needs to learn about pottery technique and the best way to imbibe the information. Includes materials, clay, hand-built, throwing, turning, modelled and moulded pots, glazes, color, firing, design, painting, tiles, etc. Glossary and list of suppliers included which will be outdated, but all the other info is as true today as it was when the book was written.