If the reader is of the extent of fascination that lies in modern will enlighten him. It is intended primarily for the growing market largely women who are interested. But for any travel-min it has the of taking one on far journeys with a special goal-always an added factor a enjoyment. The author's interest in the men who started the various who hold up the high standards, gives a human interest aspect as well as historical. Her own enthusiasm was sparked by a visit to a of local collections and a visit to the Wedgwood works. From that point on she was . Her journey of research took her crisscross across Europe, Portugal, Spain, Ireland, France, Germany, Turkey, Switzerland, Scandinavia, and so on, and back to her own and the neighboring United States. While the traditions interested her, her immediate contemporary cultural impoverishment-and personal experiences, varied . And one learns a great deal of terminology, processes, her knowledge of the following: - Wedgwood, Spode-Cropland: Mintos, Crown Royal Donlton: Crown Derby: Royal Worcester; Scandinavian Modern, Quimper, Linoz. And she rounds it off with some advice on and on of .