Details: 136 p. 32 cm. 753 mainly b&w illustrations of pretty tiles (approximately 80 colour). Blue cloth hardcover with mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Topics include the making of tiles, tile production in the British Isles, identification, "paving tiles," European figures and landscapes, animals, birds, chinoiserie, flowers, stylized flowers and patterns, Biblical subjects, recess tiles, tile pictures, transfer printed tiles. Bibliography.