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Josiah Wedgwood - His Personal History

by Samuel Smiles

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Published by Hesperides Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Business,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Business,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8410301M
    ISBN 101406798479
    ISBN 109781406798470

    Adam Smith (; Scottish economist) in his book, The Wealth of Nations, argued that it is best to allow individuals to seek personal gain with little gov't interference in the economy (free market economy); allowing this unfettered personal acquisition of wealth would benefit the general welfare. On the completion of his arts course, he nominally studied divinity at Edinburgh until ; inhe spent rather more than a year as private tutor in a Virginian family, and from till the close of he held a similar appointment at Etruria in Staffordshire, with the family of Josiah Wedgwood, employing his spare time in.

    THE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN Dinner Service; A Story of a Famous Work by Josiah Wedgwood - $ ** From a limited edition of copies **; Good; Hardcover; , G. Bell and Sons Publishing; Withdrawn library copy with standard library markings; Covers are heavily worn with "bumped" edge-corners; Library stamps and foxing to endpapers; Text pages slightly age-toned, otherwise clean & unmarked.   Priscilla Baines has recently published a new book, ‘Colonel Josiah Wedgwood’s Questionnaire: Members of Parliament ’. Her work analyses the replies to questionnaires sent in by the History of Parliament’s founder, Josiah Wedgwood, to gain personal reflections from his fellow MPs on their experiences in the House. This is the first of a series.

    A novelization of the life of Josiah Wedgewood of the famous Wedgewood pottery. Lots of fascinating historical reveals -- I didn't know that Josiah Wedgwood was Charles Darwin's grandfather, and I'd never heard of the Frog Service or the Portland Vase, both of which I immediately had to google -- but I wonder if this novel wouldn't have worked better as a biography, or maybe just a history of /5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Josiah Wedgwood a Biography by Anthony Burton Hardcover Book at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Biography. Josiah Wedgwood was born at Barlaston in Staffordshire, the son of Clement was the great-great-grandson of the potter Josiah mother Emily Catherine was the daughter of the engineer James Meadows was educated at Clifton College and then studied at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

He married his first cousin Ethel Kate Bowen (– Preceded by: J. Davidson. This volume includes biographical information on Josiah Wedgwood as well as a history of the Wedgwood Pottery and its wares. Wedgwood started producing pottery in about and is credited with the industrialization of pottery manufacturing.

His unique glazes, including the classic jasper, distinguished his pottery from others of the period. The Political Life of Josiah C. Wedgwood. Book Description: In his day, `Josh' Wedgwood was one of Britain's best-known and most outspoken Radical politicians.

He served in three wars, and, in a Parliamentary career lasting from tofirst with the Liberals, and then with Labour, he fought to uphold personal liberty and to limit the. Josiah Wedgwood, F.R.S.: His Personal History by Smiles, Samuel.

Harper & Bros. Hardcover. B00UIAW87A New York, Gray cloth covered boards, soiled and discolored; edges worn; 12mo, 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" Tall; no jacket. Discoloration to edges of endpapers; tide mark obvious along bottom edge at gutters; no internal markings; gutters cracked near front and rear; pages.

In the final of her blogs inspired by her recent book, ‘Colonel Josiah Wedgwood’s Questionnaire: Members of Parliament ’, Priscilla Baines takes a look at how Wedgwood used his questionnaires Wedgwood had a high response to his questionnaire, although the subjects were not always enthusiastic about completion.

In a far more reticent age, the questions. Josiah Wedgwood, F.R.S. [microform]: his personal history / by Samuel Smiles J. Murray London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further. Josiah Wedgwood, P.R.S.: his Personal History.

By Samuel Smiles, LL.D. (John Murray.)—The author of " Self-Help" could not write the biography of a man whose career was more distinguished by that characteristic than Josiah Wedgwood.

About this Item: Shire Publications Ltd, Great Britain, Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Printing. Josiah Wedgwood, An Illustrated Life of Josiah Wedgwood Lifelines (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences.

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a book reputedly responsible for the vision of an Edenic Britain swept away by industrialization that suffused Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony at the London Olympic games, Josiah Wedgwood, F.R.S.: His Personal History, Harper & Brothers, New York,Cited by: 7. Wedgwood was born in the Staffordshire Potteries in and lived in the area all his life.

His family were all potters, working in traditional ways, but Josiah was to revolutionise the industry.

When he started work, the local ware was either rather rustic, or made to look a little more sophisticated by the addition of heavy glazes.

Josiah Wedgwood was a remarkable man and this book covers his life in good detail and always kept my interest. His impact was so widely felt not just inside the pottery industry but in his approach to selling, his approach to his workers and the way that he guarded his working methods. a pleasure to read.5/5(3).

The Life of Josiah Wedgwood: From His Private Correspondence and Family Papers. Hurst and Blackett. pp. Lajpat Rai. Josiah C. Wedgwood: The Man and His Work. Kessinger Publishing. pp. Frederick Rathbone. Old Wedgwood: The Decorative Or Artistic Ceramic Work, in Colour and Relief, Invented and Produced by Josiah Wedgwood.

B.The Wedgwoods - Being a Life of Josiah Wedgwood is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.G.

E. Bentley, Jr. William Blake is known to have made engravings for Wedgwood’s catalogue of earthenware and porcelain in1 ↤ 1 Blake Books () but he is not known to have had an earlier contact with the firm or the man, though he did engrave the Wedgwood copy of the Portland vase in illustration of Erasmus Darwin’s.