LEACH, Bernard. Drawings, Verse & Belief.

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LEACH, Bernard. Drawings, Verse & Belief. [London], Jupiter Books, [1973].

Royal 8vo. Original cream cloth, lettered in gilt, in the original slip-case; pp. 110, highly illustrated, a few negligible marks to binding and paper; a very good copy with gift inscription to front free endpaper.
First edition, limited to 500 copies, signed by the author. 'Bernard Leach (1887-1979) was one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century pottery. Born in Hong Kong and brought up in Japan, Hong Kong and England, he trained at the London School of Art and moved to Japan in 1909, where he studied pottery techniques. In 1920 on his return to England he founded the Leach Pottery with Shoji Hamada in St Ives, Cornwall' (Faber & Faber, online).