Clay and glazes for the potter

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Krause Publications, Nov 15, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 352 pages
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To address new information on advances in the ceramics industry, noted ceramist and author Robin Hopper has updated Daniel Rhodes's book on the fundamentals of ceramic technology. Includes new sections devoted to health hazards, computer calculation programs, and increased color information with color photos of both historical and contemporary work. Illustrations.

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Authors Preface to the First Edition 1957
Parti CLAY
The Physical Nature of Clay

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About the author (2000)

DANIEL RHODES is Archaeologist at the National Trust for Scotland. He has worked as a professional archaeologist in Ireland, Iceland, and East Africa.

Robin Hopper is an internationally recognized ceramic artist, author, educator, consultant, and garden designer. Born in London and trained there at Croydon College of Art, he has been working as an artist since 1955. Primarily a studio potter, Hopper has developed studios in both England and Canada, and has working experience on four continents. He now makes his home in Victoria, British Columbia. Hopper is the author of The Ceramic Spectrum and Functional Pottery, and the recently updated and expanded the third edition of Clay and Glazes for the Potter, by the late Daniel Rhodes.

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