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    British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940 (Shire Library) (Paperback) By (author) Steve Goss

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    DescriptionTea and coffee cups have been made in Britain since the middle of the eighteenth century and can be found in a vast array of decorative designs, reflecting the changing fashions of society as well as the advances made in the manufacturing process. This book charts the development of tea and coffee cups over 200 years, providing information on the methods of decoration, influential factories and designers. Steven Goss guides the reader on how to identify the dates of particular patterns, as well as listing a number of museums and auction houses where these ornamental cups can be discovered.

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    British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940
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    By (author) Steve Goss
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 56
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    ISBN 13: 9780747806950
    ISBN 10: 0747806950

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY, CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/18CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    LC classification: NK
    B&T General Subject: 120
    B&T Approval Code: A04400000
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Libri: I-AO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ERLY20
    Abridged Dewey: 738
    BISAC V2.8: ANT038000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25890
    BIC subject category V2: AFP, 1DBK
    BISAC V2.8: ANT032000, ANT022000
    DC22: 738.094, 738.28
    Thema V1.0: GBC, AFP
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    20 January 2009
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    Author Information
    Steven Goss has been involved in the antiques trade for more than twenty-five years, as a full-time professional dealer, specialist consultant to a leading provincial auction house, writer and collector. Educated at a special school for the physically disabled, his interest in antiques is diverse and includes early glass and silver, but eighteenth-century English blue and white porcelain is the main focus of his attention. He is an enthusiastic collector of tea wares.
    Table of contents
    Introduction Early Wares New Shapes of the Early Nineteenth Century Pattern Numbers The Later Nineteenth Century The Edwardian and Art Deco Periods Commemorative Cups Further Reading Places to Visit Index