Book Description: Over 500 beautiful color photos and a value guide to reflect the latest trends. Loaded with information, this book is recommended for all collectors of this whimsical Victorian pottery. 2004 values. AUTHORBIO: Mariann Katz-Marks lives with her husband and their three children in rural Pennsylvania . For years she pursued a career selling English and American Majolica through an at-home mail order business and numerous antique shows. Her fascination with this colorful Victorian ware began when she purchased a box lot of three Majolica plates at a country auction. She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and completed graduate work in Sociology, Anthropology, and Clothing and Textiles. REVIEW: This book is a tribute to the innovative and creative potters who produced Majolica pottery during the nineteenth century. It's a book devoted to the wonderful world where cauliflowers turn into teapots, fans become ice cream dishes, pickles are served from begonia leaves, and sugar is spooned from a pineapple. This bright and whimsical Victorian pottery is showcased in beautiful color photographs.