By studying primary source material, the authors have compiled the most authentic and readable record of the prolific Adams ceramic wares from England, including earthenware, bone china, jasper, stoneware, basalt, and Parian made over a 200 year period. Over 1250 color photographs illustrate the comprehensive text. Ceramics historians and collectors, archaeologists, antiques dealers, museum curators, and auctioneers everywhere will find this unique and complete study of the Adams potteries to be the essential reference. AUTHOR: Dr. David A. Furniss has researched and collected Adams wares for over 25 years and has published many papers on ceramics. J. Richard and Judith Wagner have run a full-time collectibles business since 1981.