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A copy signed for you by the author, Stephen Mckay, with a dedication of your choice - This is the one that you've all been waiting for - the result of seven years’ research - the most complete reference work ever written on Portmeirion Pottery.

The world renowned Portmeirion Pottery, which is based in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, was founded by Susan Williams-Ellis to produce souvenir giftware for the Hotel of the same name which was built by her father, Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, in North Wales (this is The Village made famous by Patrick McGoohan in the 1960s television series The Prisoner).

  • Charts the history of Susan Williams-Ellis' work; from her earliest designs, such as Dolphin, Malachite and Moss Agate, through that classic 1960’s design, Totem, to the ever popular Botanic Garden and beyond, to the modern Seasons and the Dawn and Dusk ranges.
  • A comprehensive Pattern Listings, names all of the ranges produced from 1960 to 2000.
  • A Botanic Garden Motifs Guide 1972-1999, gives a complete list of every flower used on the Botanic Garden range, both current and discontinued, including the dates of their introduction / withdrawal.
  • A Shape Guide, shows the various tableware, cookware, kitchenware and giftware manufactured in the distinctive Cylinder, Serif, Meridian, Drum and Romantic shapes.
  • An indispensable guide to the numerous Backstamps.
  • 116 pages of text, including 40 pages of full colour photographs, plus many more in black and white.
  • Measures 31.1cm x 23.1cm (12 1/4 inches by 9 1/8 inches approx.).

**$54 signed by author and includes shipping**
 


Produced by Portmeirion Pottery, which is based in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, to commemorate the 35th Anniversary of their famous factory. This pocket guide contains a fascinating history of Portmeirion itself and the family expansion of their beautiful pottery.

Featuring many photographs of the various patterns, both current and discontinued, including The Botanic Garden flowers. The front cover shows Susan Williams-Ellis (Founder of Portmeirion Potteries) at the Portmeirion Village Hotel in North Wales. Written by Susan's husband Euan, this hard cover book measures 21.0cm x 9.2cm (8 1/4 inches by 3 1/2 inches approx.) and has over 60 pages full of information, with nearly 50 pages having colour photographs and it is now out of print.

**$12 includes shipping**


 

The Portmeirion BOTANIC GARDEN BOOK This is the final version of this vital guide to The Botanic Garden (with corrections to text and pictures) Produced by Portmeirion which is based in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of their Botanic Garden pattern.

It contains a fascinating history of Portmeirion itself and the family expansion of their beautiful pottery and accessories. Included are many photographs of the various flower patterns, both current and discontinued, in the Botanic Garden series. The front cover shows Euan Cooper-Willis and Susan Williams-Ellis (husband and wife; Founders and Chairmen of Portmeirion Potteries) at the Portmeirion Village Hotel in North Wales, in July 1996. Under the photograph is the title, "The World of Botanic Garden 1972-1997". The book measures 6 1/4 inches by 4 3/8 inches (16cm x 11cm approx.). It has 44 pages full of information and colour photographs and it is now out of print. A must for any Botanic Garden enthusiast! This book was only ever available from Portmeirion stockists as a bonus to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Botanic Garden in 1997.
 

**$40 includes shipping**

 

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