This is an interesting book all about the Bennington Pottery. Published by Crown Publishers Inc. New York with a 1958 copyright. The writer Richard Carter Barret (was/is?) curator of the Bennington Museum. The book is full to brimming with facts and figures about the Bennington Potteries. There are numerous photographs recording both pottery and porcelain giving descriptions of shapes and finishes.. For both the serious collector, and interested reader there is much information in these pages. The front fly leaf is inscribed "Merry Christmas to Frank and Eldora from all the Jillsons" Condition is very good for it's age, it has a dust jacket and a protective plastic cover (easily removed ) there is some rubbing on the dust jacket, but overall the condition is good.