Excerpt from Salt Glazed Stoneware: Germany, Flanders, England and the United StatesIn these reviews of the several branches of ceramics the geographical arrangement used by other writers has given place to the natural or technical classification to permit the grouping of similar wares of all countries and times, whereby pottery, or opaque ware, is classified according to glaze, its most distinctive feature, while, on the other hand, porcelain, or translucent ware, is grouped according to body, or paste.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.