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Recommended Reference Books

Among the many reference books on American art pottery and related subjects, Mark Bassett finds himself using certain books frequently. In his personal opinion, your home library should include the titles shown on this page. To support Mark's research, please purchase them here... by using the Order Form
Lehner's Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks

A must-have! This book ID's thousands of U.S. marks; brief histories. No prices. 

636 pg hardback 

Kovels' New Dict. of Marks

Supplements Lehner with foreign makers, including porcelain & majolica. No histories. No prices. 

290 pg hardback

Roseville Factory Pages (Bomm book) 

Until the text is revised (based on research in Bassett's books), use only as an outstanding shape reference. Price guide. 

424 pg hardback 

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Updated 03/28/02