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  • NEW PUBLICATION - AUTUMN 2017

    MOORCROFT POTTERY: SIGNED BY DESIGN; The Making of William Moorcroft. 15 pages, 10 illustrations.

    An interesting new essay / pamphlet by Jonathan Mallinson of Oxford University, discussing William's signature on his pottery in the context of the evolution of artist signed ceramics Read more...

  • AVAILABLE NOW - ERCOL: Furniture in the Making

    ISBN: 978 09553741 97
    SPECIAL OFFER FOR A LIMITED PERIOD ONLY £18
    Price: £25.00
    Ercol is the book that post-war design enthusiasts have been waiting for. It tells the fascinating story of Ercol, one of Britain's best-loved and most successful furniture companies. Founded in 1920 at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire by Italian-born Lucian Ercolani (1888-1976), who came to Britain at the age of 10, Ercol is still going strong today and the company is still family-owned and run.
    The book focuses on the Windsor Range, his supreme creation, a coor... Read more...

  • MEDICINE AND DUTY: THE FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY OF DR HAROLD DEARDEN

    PUBLICATION DATE: 12 AUGUST 2014
    FOREWARD BY PAUL ATTERBURY
    Harold Dearden's diaries were first published in 1928. This was a sanitised version - the names, places and much detail had been omitted. A century later with access to the original diaries, we felt it permissible to reinstate these names, places, gossip and personal impressions. Contemporary accounts of a personal nature are rare and invaluable. We have included photographs and maps to explain and illustrate the infrastructure and introducted many of the personalities.
    His two y... Read more...