Additional Color on Flow Blue or Mulberry China: Polychrome, Ground Color and Gaudy-Type Decoration. This fascinating guide teaches the reader the world of applied color on flow blue and mulberry china. Defined are different types of polychrome, ground color, and gaudy-type decorations. Eight pages of color show rare and unusual pieces as well as the types of additional color. Different potters of this beautiful china are discussed. Ellen Hill, Helen Swan, and the Educational Sub Committee, 2011, pp. 1-28. ($10 and $3).
Samuel Alcock This publication features four in color pages of Alcock’s rare and unusual china. Forty-nine patterns are pictured in flow blue and mulberry with their marks. Tools to identify Alcock china, often unmarked, are highlighted. Jan Kobach and Helen Swan, 2012, pp. 1-28. ($10 and $3)
Detecting Restorations. This guide, designed to take along antiquing, directs readers to use their senses of touch, hearing, and vision to spot china restorations. The authors identify common areas for damage to occur as well as mismatched finials and lids. Heidi Woolf and the FBICC Education Committee, 2010, pp. 1-23. ($5 and $3)
The Johnson Bros: A Dynasty in Clay. A detailed look at the history of the pottery is recorded in this booklet. Printed in blue are many pictures of the patterns and body shapes. William H. VanBuskirk, 1998, pp. 1-58. ($7 and $3)
The Meigh Potters. Learn about the Meigh Pottery by reading its history, patterns, and marks. Several photographs, printed in blue, illustrate body shapes and patterns. Bonnie Hohl, 2000, pp. 1-27. ($7 and $3)
William Harry Grindley and His Flow Blue Dishes. This booklet is the first of a two part series. It defines and categorizes the flow blue body styles created by Grindley in both picture and narrative form. William H. VanBuskirk, 1996, pp. 1-18. ($7 and $3)
William H. Grindley, Part II. The categorization of Grindley’s body styles are continued from Part 1 in this booklet with many new forms added. Body styles of bath sets are displayed as well as a look at rare and unusual pieces. William H. VanBuskirk, 1997, pp. 1-37. ($7 and $3)
Flow Blue & Mulberry Children’s Wares of the 19th Century (c. 1830-1900). Always a favorite subject, this booklet guides its readers through children’s tea sets, dinner ware, mugs and pitcher and bowl sets. Besides discussing the patterns and potters, these authors also expound on the history of children’s wares along with body shapes. Bob and Bonne Hohl, 2013, pp. 1-28. ($15 and $3).