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the three books of the potters' art by piccolpasso

updated tue 8 nov 05


Marcia Selsor on mon 7 nov 05

Here is the publisher's information. There are two volumes in a hard
case. One is in English with color plates of majolica pieces from
Castel Durante now in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
The Three Books of the Potters' Art I Tre Libri Dell'Arte Del Vasaio
by Cipriano Piccolpasso originally written in 1548

published by Scolar Press, London
90/91 Great Russell Street, London WC1B3PY

Scolar Press is an imprint of Bemrose Limited
ISBN 0 85967 452 5

It is a great resource. I visited a ceramics factory in Deruta which
still practises pouncing patterns with graphite as described in the
Hope you can find a copy.
Marcia Selsor