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Pioneer pottery.

Author: Michael Cardew
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1971, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When he went to West Africa in the 1940s, Michael Cardew found himself in a land where the potter's art had been flourishing for centuries without the use of wheels, or kilns, or glazes. This book grew out of his desire to share all that he had learned from the African pioneers of pottery.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cardew
OCLC Number: 238595
Description: xv, 327 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Geology for potters --
Clay --
Silica --
Felspar --
Other raw materials --
Pottery bodies --
Making pots --
Glazes --
Potters' refractories --
Kiln --
Workshop --
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When he went to West Africa in the 1940s, Michael Cardew found himself in a land where the potter's art had been flourishing for centuries without the use of wheels, or kilns, or glazes. This book grew out of his desire to share all that he had learned from the African pioneers of pottery.

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Pioneer Pottery - THE book on pottery w/o modern conveniences

by Radagast97 (WorldCat user published 2010-01-14) Excellent Permalink

Michael Cardew has created an amazing resource for anyone wanting to know about how to do pottery without use of modern conveniences. He gives a "from the ground up" approach to understanding everything from the geology of clay formation and where to find it, to how to build your own kiln and...
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