Researches on Leadless Glazes by FURNIVAL, William. J.

Researches on Leadless Glazes

Stone, William James Furnival, printed at the Aberdeen University Press 1898

viii + 135pp with tables in the text. Green cloth. Gilt lettered. Ex Middlesbrough Free Library Reference Department with their bookplate, stamp on upper board and class mark on title page. Edges and cloth worn. Inner hinge almost detached. All edges gilt. Important study on leadless glazes in which he advocates adoption of non-poisonous glazes as a life saver for those working in the potteries. He went on to write a further huge tome Leadless Decorative Tiles, Faience and Mosaic in 1904 which is better known. Scarce.

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