Bread Plates and Platters by Anna Maude Stuart, c.1965, 1st edition, 6x9, 163 pgs, metal spiral binding, black/white photos, privately published, CA.
Subtitled: “Early American Pressed Glass - Patterned Bread Plates and Platters and Historical and Commemorative Bread Plates and Platters”. This copy inscribed and signed by author on half-title page.
Features a quality black/white photo of each platter along with a written description that includes dimensions and approximate dating [most are NOT identified by manufacturer]. The platters are grouped according to design motif or historical subject. Also includes some depression glass patterns, glossary, index, cross-referenced for patterns with multiple names. A useful and relatively scarce reference that is well-illustrated.
Condition: Covers heavily tanned with edge-wear and shallow creases, faint tanning to page margins contents otherwise Very Good