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06300-M0998LCKC- Journal/Catalogue- THE DELINEATOR, Vol. XIV, No.1, July 1879. Pub by E. Butterick & Co, London & New York. Illustrating European and American Fashions. Nice engravings. Fantastic array for which patterns are offered and priced. Latest frock styles from Paris and New York for ladies and girls, stylish lingerie, trimmings, millinery, summer wraps, floral garnitures, secrets of the laundry, perfumeries, care of children, serving of fruits, the black diamond, acoustics, chatelaine bags, coiffures, household decorations, fans, nice illustrated ads, etc. Minor edge chips, some spine fraying, otherwise very good condition. 8" x 11-1/4" x 48pp. $86.00


05652-M0297EASS- Catalogue- JAS. BAKER & SONS, LTD, Wolverhampton, (England), ca 1880s. "The Boot Manufacturers. Over Fifty Years Reputation." Illustration of factory exterior w/street scene, four half-tones of work areas, workers in factory. Ladies' and gents shoes illustrated. Inked personal note on front, otherwise very good condition. 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" x 16pp. $28.00


01105-B0492CEEE- Catalogue- JORDAN MARSH & CO., Boston, MA, S/S 1884. Vol. VIII, No 1. "Assortments and Prices for the Millions". Mostly fashions for ladies and youngsters; linens, laces; three pages in color (parasols, handkerchiefs, table linens). Lots of beautiful engravings . Tattered, torn and fragile. Cover is badly chipped, spine taped and stapled. 9" x 12" x 80pp. Stiff covers. $40.00


04590-M0196EKEE-  Catalogue- LOUGEE BROS., Exchange Block, Laconia, NH. F/W 1884-5. "Brim Full Of Useful Information To Purchasers Of Dry Goods, Carpets, Garments, &c. &c. Now Opened-The Largest and Most Complete Stock Of Dry Goods And Carpets In The State Of New Hampshire." Delightful clutter of numerous Victorian type styles throughout. Illustrations on corset page only. Upper right corner of cover missing (3/4” x 2-1/4"), small abraded hole in cover center, other small cover tears. Pages are rag stock and well preserved and bright. 6” x 9” x 16pp. $38.00


00236-B0990EAOK- Catalogue- LOUIS BECKER CATALOGUE AND PRICE LIST. NY. F/W 1887-88. Knitting yarns, hand made worsted goods, embroidery material, corsets, hosiery, shirts, felt shoes. Cover corner chips, soiling, otherwise good. 4-1/4" x 5-3/4" x 38pp. $15.00


06725-M0101RASK- Journals- THE DELINEATOR, A JOURNAL OF FASHION, CULTURE AND FINE ARTS. Published by the Butterick Publishing Co., London & New York. A board and cloth bound collection of twenty-four issues: June 1884 through December 1884; January 1885 through April 1885; July 1885 through December 1885; January 1886 through May 1886 and September 1886 through December 1886. Considerable liberty has been taken in that wraps and a lot of the advertising have been pasted over or otherwise left out. All the fashions seem to be present along with correspondence. The entire book measures 8-1/2" x 12" x approximately 1-3/4" x thick. Large sized and striking engravings of fashions of the era. A remarkable repository of cultural history. Well handled and some pages have edge tears. All. $156.00


00392-B0990EROK- Catalogue- H. HEROLD'S SONS, NY, ca 1890. Boot, shoes and uppers, leather and findings, horse covers, buggy aprons, nose bags, etc. Numerous shoes & boots illustrated such as Gent's & Ladies Balmoral, Button Gaiters, Congress, English Waukenfast, Oxfords. Also Spatter Dashes, Napoleon Boots, Riding Leggings, Shoe Tips, Overgaiters, etc. Excellent condition. 6-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 56pp.  $19.00  


00387-B0990ERKE- Flier- J. V. FARWELL & CO., Chicago, IL. 1890. Special flyer on Warren Featherbone corset waists, dress stays, display cabinets for stays. Well illustrated. One entire page depicts the Farwell Building. Minor creasing. 8" x 11" x 4pp. $18.00


00317-B0990QRT- Catalogue- HOW TO MAKE MONEY, Work Brothers & Co., Chicago, 1897. A clever title for catalogue of men's suits & overcoats. Very nice halftone illustrations of all styles popular in this era. Very dapper models. Retail prices and merchants' cost in code, cost key bound in front. Stain upper corner in margin, otherwise very good condition. All art in good shape. Delightful little catalogue. 4" x 6-1/4" x 48pp. $36.00


02261-M1293EAEE- Catalogue-VAUGHAN-MONNIG SHOE CO., Jefferson, City, MO. ca 1900. Men's high top lace up shoes. One large illustration each page. 2-color typography, green flocked cover. Light fore edge stain. 4" x 9" x 8pp. $16.00


02276-M1293EEOK- Flyer- G. A. ZIRCKEL & CO., Baltimore, MD, ca 1900. Long flyer printed both sides of "Great Bargains in Rubber Boots and Shoes". Brands include Candee, Boston Rubber, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Marvel. Sold by case lot only. Nice typography, no illustrations. Archival repair to one fold. 6" x 16". $12.00


00902-B0990CAEE- Catalogue- GEO D. WITT SHOE CO., Lynchburg, VA, 1900. Sing1e illustration of the "Miller" shoe. Remainder is listing of offerings in very nice typography. Appx 23" x 6¼" x flier folded to form 14pp. Very good condition. $13.00


00325-B0990Q- Catalogue- LYON BROTHERS, Chicago, IL. No.280 F/W 1900-1901. Wholesale Dry Goods, Early Fall Specialties.  Fur round & tab collarettes, women's fur storm collars and scarves, capes, muffs, jackets, coats. Little girl's coats, ladies petticoats and dresses.  Men's clothes, coats, caps, robes. Sewing machines, clocks, horse blankets, etc.  Line art.  Minor chipping and page edge creases.  8-1/2" x 10-3/4”  x 34pp. $55.00  


00312-B0990QRT- Catalogue- ADOLPH MEYER & CO. BIG FOUR CATALOGUE, Boston, MA. 1901. Wholesale shoe manufacturer & supplier for the family. Their top line men's shoe in fine Vici Kid Balmorals was $3.00. Ladies' Kibo Kid Lace was $2.00. Interesting little catalogue, illustrated. Vertical crease, otherwise excellent. 4-3/4" x 6-1/2" x 48pp. $28.00

00902-B0990Q- Catalogue- GEO D. WITT SHOE CO., Lynchburg, VA, 1900. Sing1e illustration of the "Miller" shoe. Remainder is listing of offerings in very nice typography. Appx 23" x 6¼" x flier folded to form 14pp. Very good condition........$13.00


00920-M0491CKEE- Catalogue- SMITH-BRISCOE SHOE CO. Lynchburg, VA. Fall 1902. Nicely done wholesale-by-mail catalogue of shoes for the family. Well rendered art and typography. Red covers with gilt embossing. First 6 or 7 sheets inside stained lower rt. corner, otherwise very good and clean. 8" x 10" x 40pp plus10 bound-in yellow order blanks. $58.00


06230-M0598CKSH- Catalogue- HOLBROCK BROS., Hamilton, OH. S/S 1903. "The People's Store. We Fill Mail Orders Carefully And Promptly." Wide line of ladies fashions: Tailored suits, skirts, waists, petticoats, wrappers, hats, all kinds of fabrics, corsets, under muslins, hosiery, linens, umbrellas, raincoats, rugs, more. Hamilton is up north of Cincinnati a little way. Excellent condition. 5-1/4"x 7-1/2"x 28pp. $56.00


Rare Selections of Kate E. Tirney Materials  

Mrs. Tirney established a purchasing agency in New York in 1884. Evidentially, her primary business was dressmaking, providing “evening, reception and outdoor gowns and tailor-made suits and artistic millinery” to New York’ elite. She speaks occasionally of “fitters” who worked for her, as well as “modistes” in Paris and in the U.S. (Modiste is an old-fashioned term. It is someone who makes or deals in fashionable clothes, hats, etc. for women.) Although she continued to concentrate on fashions, her business soon expanded to include about everything and every service imaginable. Along about 1902 she began the publication SHOP TALK. Subscription to the agency’s service was $1.00 a year and SHOP TALK was sent free of charge. In the July 1904 issue of  SHOP TALK she says, “I buy anything on sale in New York--not alone articles and materials suitable for ladies’ wear, but Yachts, Cemetery Fences, Carousal Organs, Diving Bells, Threshing Machines, and any other odd thing you don’t know where to buy or can most readily secure through my Agency. Flowers and fruits for friends on Steamers, in Hospitals, for Funerals, etc., are promptly delivered by my own messenger. Freshness inspected and guaranteed. Dinner and Luncheon specialties, favors for all occasions, and every requisite for society functions. Fancy dress costumes hired. Tickets for travel or theaters secured in best location. Chaperons furnished for all occasions, thoroughly familiar with all places on interest in the city and vicinity. Minors or timid persons met on arrival. Dye or clean all fabrics, carpets, rugs, curtains, fine laces, etc. Have best French dyer and cleaner in the city.  Crepe refinished. Feathers and boas cleaned, dyed and curled. Gloves cleaned. Buttonholes and pinking made. Accordion and dress platings. Buttons and umbrellas covered. Fur garments re-dyed, repaired, remodeled and stored.  I do not buy second-hand goods, nor engage servants. Such commissions should never be delegated. Will Execute Any Honorable Commission.”  
      We’re not sure just how long it continued publication but Shop Talk enjoyed considerable success as evidenced by the advertising carried from all the fashionable businesses in New York City.  We have a number of copies of this most informative publication as described following. This is a high quality little publication on heavy coated stock paper and they are all nicely illustrated. A very enlightening commentary is offered throughout on the fashions, furnishings and customs of the times.

06907-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping. Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. III, No.5. July 1904. About 2” on upper spine is bug chewed. 5-1/8”x 8”x 100pp. $18.00


06908-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers  and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. IV, No.9. November 1905. Spine head and foot and a few page edges have chips. 5-1/8”x 8”x 124pp. $18.00


06909-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. IV, No.10. December 1905. Has laid in a 3-1/4”x 5-1/2” announcement card welcoming a new subscriber. It has scalloped and embossed flower border. Quite nice. Excellent condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 124pp. $28.00


06910-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. IV, No.11. January 1906. Spine foot has small chip, back wrap has crease and corner missing otherwise excellent condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 96pp. $18.00


06911-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. IV, No.12. February 1906. Small chip at spine foot and cover edge. 5-1/8”x 8”x 96pp. $18.00


06912-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No.1. March 1906. This called the Anniversary Number. A few spine chips. 5-1/8”x 8”x 100pp. $18.00


06913-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No.3. May 1906.  Approximately 1/3 of spine cover is bug eaten, some stains to cover edge. 5-1/8”x 8”x 104pp. $18.00


06914-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No.4. June 1906.  Chip at spine head, top 1/3 of wrap edge and first few pages bug eaten about ¼”. 5-1/8”x 8”x 96pp. $18.00


06915-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No.5. July 1906. Some chips at spine head. 5-1/8”x 8”x .88pp. $18.00


06916-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No. 7. September 1906.  Couple inches of spine chips. 5-1/8”x 8”x 80pp. $18.00


06917-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No. 9. November 1906.  Bug chews to spine cover. 5-1/8”x 8”x 112pp. $18.00


06918-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No. 11. January 1907. Reply envelope with fancy name laid in. Front wrap missing, first page tattered and stained; second page has bug chew hole and tear. 5-1/8”x 8”x 92pp. $12.00


06919-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. V, No. 12. February 1907. About ¼ of front wrap missing, small gaps in edge of back cover.  5-1/8”x 8”x 92pp. $12.00


06920-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.1. March 1907. Anniversary Number. Spine cover has been eaten away by paste-eating bugs. 5-1/8”x 8”x 92pp. $18.00


06921-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.2. April 1907. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 92pp. $28.00


06922-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.3. May 1907. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 100pp..$28.00


06923-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.4. June 1907. Chipped along lower cover edge about 1-1/4”. 5-1/8”x 8”x 100pp. $18.00


06924-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.5. July 1907. 1-1/2” gap in back top cover edge and smaller place in last two pages.  5-1/8”x 8”x 84pp. $12.00


06925-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.6. August 1907. Spine covering gone and gaps bug chewed into cover and first few pages at gutter on upper 1/3 of journal. Also clear stains along gutter edge of cover.  5-1/8”x 8”x 84pp. $10.00


06926-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.7. September 1907. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 92pp. $28.00


06927-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.8. October 1907. Two calling cards are laid in: Mrs. James C. Bloomfield and Mrs. M. A. Lipscomb. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 80pp. $28.00


06928-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.9. November 1907. About 1” of wrap at top of spine chipped.  5-1/8”x 8”x 80pp. $18.00


06929-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.10. December 1907. Holiday Number. Nice 2-color Christmas cover illustration of elegant Victorian lady shopping in a store. One illustrated ad offers “Swastika Good Luck Jewelry”. Until the Nazis came along and made this one of the most hated symbols in the world, the swastika was used by many cultures throughout the past 3,000 years to represent life, sun, power, strength, and good luck. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 84pp. $28.00


06930-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.11. January 1908. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 80pp. $18.00


06931-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VI, No.12. February 1908. Front wrap had been torn off and large pieces missing along gutter side. It has been repaired and reattached, although there is some loss of typography. Page1/2 has gaps and some have been repaired. Pages 1 through 4 have stains and some lesser clear stains at bottom of several other pages. Journal is sound and very serviceable with repairs. 5-1/8”x 8”x 84pp. $10.00


06932-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. This one is erroneously imprinted Vol. VI, No.13, but should be Vol. VII, No.1. We know this because the following April issue is correctly imprinted as Vol. VII, No.2.  March 1908. Anniversary Number. About 2” of spine chipped and a small ½” corner missing on back cover. 5-1/8”x 8”x 84pp. $18.00


06933-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VII, No.2.  April 1908. Easter Number. About 2” of spine chipped, tape lift and gap in front wrap at top edge. 5-1/8”x 8”x 92pp. $16.00


06934-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VII, No.3.  May 1908. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 84pp. $18.00


06935-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VII, No.4.  June 1908.  2-1/4”x 3” gap lower free corner of front wrap. 5-1/8”x 8”x 84pp. $16.00


06936-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VII, No.5.  July 1908. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 80pp. $18.00


06937-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VII, No.7.  September 1908. A torn-out ledger sheet laid in with penciled figures for “storm serge or cheviot” and “mixed suiting”. Apparently a list someone was making up to order. Very good condition. 5-1/8”x 8”x 76pp. $18.00


06938-M0401EAES- Journal- SHOP TALK, A Monthly devoted to the Interests of the Shops, Shoppers, and Shopping.  Shop Talk Publishing Co., New York. Vol. VII, No.8. October 1908. Gnawed corner at spine head, couple inches of chipped spine. 5-1/8”x 8”x 80pp. $16.00


02536-M0594CEUE- Catalogue- HAMILTON, BROWN SHOE CO, St. Louis, MO, 1910. Household Book and catalogue provided to dealers for distribution to customers. In this case dealer is Stalling-Cook Mercan, n.p. Verso pages feature large engravings of their shoes, recto pages chock full of household information of all kinds. Stiff cord-bound covers, pages brown ink on buff stock. Nice item. Some cover fading, otherwise excellent. 6-3/4" x 9" x 96pp. $48.00


04500-M1195ALKE- Catalogue- WONDER WORKER SHOE MACHINERY CO., Boston, MA. No date. The party from whom we purchased this suggested a date in 1920s. After careful examination, we think it probably dates around 1910 to 1915. Someone familiar with the New England shoe industry could probably pinpoint it more closely. We reprint a defiant dedication just as it appears: “This Catalog is dedicated to the United Shoe Machinery company. Mainly through its Machiavellian methods the shoe manufacturers of the world have, for years, been forced to pay enormous tribute (United charged a royalty for every pair of shoes made on their machines. Ed.) to the shoe machinery trust; a trust whose methods have heretofore throttled all competition, and made one of our greatest industries (Oh!, that it were still so!! Ed.) subservient to the most complete monopoly in Existence. For the first time in the history of that trust, opportunity is presented to the manufacturers to become free and independent owners of their own business.” Contains about seventy machines to perform every operation of shoe manufacturing. Very well illustrated. High quality catalogue- full  flexible leather bindings with gold embossed typography; gilt top page edges, marbleized end papers, heavy coated stock paper pages. Great piece of business history in a fantastic format. Scarce. Some cover edge wear and 1-3/4” crack inside front hinge paper cover, otherwise excellent condition. 9” x 11” x 171pp. $165.00


00235-B0990EOKE- Catalogue- BENTINQUE DIRECT MAIL SHOPS. Bentinque Ltd. Boston, 1914-15. Collars, lingerie, kimonos, baby clothes, scarves, handkerchiefs, fans, lace, dolls, ruffles, aprons, linen, dressing table goods, dress gloves, ostrich sets. Well illustrated w/half tones. Some cover soiling, neatly taped spine, otherwise clean and very good condition. Coated paper. 6-3/4" x 9" x 40pp. $30.00


04379-B0990CCLK- Catalogue- JOHN WANAMAKER, NYC. Fashion Mail Order Catalog. S/S 1920. Fashions & shoes for ladies and little girls. Beautiful color covers. Delightful styles during this period. Very good condition. 8" x 10-3/4" x 96pp. $62.00


06095-M0198CUKO- Catalogue- J. A. SPEAR CO., 200 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD. SPEAR'S SHOES, S/S 1920. Filled with men's, women's and children's shoes in all styles, including high-button. Printed in brown and black ink. Delightful! Front cover and first page have small 1/4" corner missing, otherwise very good condition. 5-3/4"x 8-1/4"x 24pp. $68.00


04061-M0895LOLC- Catalogue- HAYDEN COSTUME CO, Boston, MA. Ca 1920. Theatrical Costumes for the Professional and Amateur Stage. Nearly ninety costumes depicted in character. Very nice graphics; some costumes somewhat ethnically derisive. Very good condition. 5-1/2” x 8-1/4” x 24pp. $68.00


00509-B0990ACLK- Catalogue- UNITED AMERICAN TAILORS, Chicago, IL. S/S 1921. Very large scrapbook type (hinged covers, cord bound) catalogue and sample book of men's suiting. Recto is large scale chromolithograph poster of models, verso contains material samples of suiting (About 10 per page, measuring 2-1/2" x 4½". Two are missing on page 10, one on page 22 and one on page 24). A marvelous example of the art of catalogue making. Damped and deteriorated spots on some pages in lower margin. Some scuffing and bug chews on covers. Some foxing. 14" x 18-1/4" x 28pp. Hardback. $125.00


03795-M0695ESEE- Journal- DRESS ESSENTIALS, The Haire Pub Co, NYC. May 1922. For merchants. Devoted to laces, embroideries, veilings, dress trimmings, ribbons, handkerchiefs, women’s neckwear and the allied lines. Merchandising articles, lots of ads. On coated stock paper. Very good condition. 10" x 13" x 50pp. $27.00


03633-M0295EAHH- Catalogue- BRADLEY KNITTING CO., Delavan, Wis. Style Book F/W 1922-23. Dealer imprint is Marks-Higgins Co, El Reno, Okla. Well done, colorful. All kinds of sweaters, coats, shawls, caps, socks, gloves, pants, skirts for entire family. All shown on people. Over 100 styles shown. Small lower margin chip, light vertical  fold. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" x 24pp. $38.00


03573-M0495EHKE- Broadsheet- CLEMENT CO., Chicago, IL. 1924. Large, colorful illustrations of models on coated stock paper. Nine men’s suits one side and thirteen boy’s suits (all knicker style) on reverse. All priced. (How about a 3-piece, all wool serge for $34.50!) Obscure archival tissue repair to a couple of fold separations. Would frame and display nicely. 19" x 25". $30.00


04966-M0395EEHC- Sales Pak- LEBECK BROS., Nashville, TN. 1931. 3 pieces: 1) 8-1/2" x 11" x 4pp letter w/nicely engraved head announcing Easter Sale of Silks to "preferred customers", unfolds to large 11" x 17" broadsheet w/nicely stylized illustrated ad depicting smartly dressed lady. Very good condition. 2) 3-3/4" x 9-1/8" circular featuring fur collar coats. Corner bugged. 3) Original mailing envelope. Light foxing. All. $18.00


01093-B0990Q- Catalogue- CHICAGO MAIL ORDER, Chicago, IL, Flyer 'Y', Summer 1932. Sale Catalogue. The major mail order houses made a practice of binding a few copies of each catalogue in hard covers for executives and key people so that the piece would stand up to frequent use. The title of catalogue and person’s name was stamped in gold on black leatherette boards. This is just such an item. (Although this copy does not have them, in some cases, sales statistic forms facing each page were also bound in.) Well preserved, colorful contents of ladies' clothing. An important item for any collection! Excellent condition. 6-3/4" x 9-3/4" x 56pp. $125.00


03796-M0695ESEE- Journal- DRESSES, Official Organ Of Associated Dress Industries Of America, NY & Chicago. Jun 1932. Fashion forecasts with high quality photos of models, articles of general interest for ready-to-wear industry. On coated stock paper. Very good condition. 9" x 12-1/4" x 32pp. $18.00


03762-M0395EEHC- Broadside- NEWARK FAMILY SHOE STORE, 316 Third Ave, Nashville, TN. ca 1935. Large graphics and typography in vivid blue ink. Shoes for entire family. Folded self-mailer. Suitable for display. Light stain on very edge, a few fold separations have been reinforced on back (do not show). 12" x 18". $33.00


05929-M1097ECEO- Brochure- DICKSON JENKINS MFG. CO., Fort Worth, Texas. ca 1930s. A little die-cut piece with pop-up of outfitted lady. Advertises their riding togs. "Sold in Chicago by  Carson Pirie Scott & Co." Orange/cream on heavy stock. Picture of the D-J booth at "A Century Of Progress, Chicago, 1933." Almost like new. 7-3/4"x 5" when opened. Rare little item. $18.00  


04221-M0995EEKL- Fliers- HABAND CO., Paterson, NJ. Ca 1943. 4 pieces: 1 (Full color envelope sized insert of the “Dundee” plaid tie. 2) Full color envelope sized insert of a striped tie. 3) Envelope sized advertisement for “2 Army ties” for a $1.00.  4) BR envelope (chipped and darkened). All. $8.00  


06235-M0698EUEE- Catalogue- L. L. BEAN, INC., Freeport, ME. Fall 1950. Many an adventure has been planned while browsing the Bean catalogues. Portrait of Mr. Bean on page 9. Complete and in good condition except an item has been clipped from page 59/60. 7-3/4"x 9"x 94pp. $38.00


06249-M0798LCOK- Catalogue- RANCHMAN'S SUPPLY, Denver, CO. ca early 1950s. Combined with WESTERN SADDLERY CO, also of Denver. Western clothes, hats, boots, saddles, tack, bits, spurs, chaps, grooming equip, more. Light edge chipping on about three pages, otherwise very good condition. 8-1/2" x 107/8" x 36pp. $58.00


06110-M0495EEUA- Broadsheet- THURMAN'S MEN'S STORE, Crossville, TN. ca 1950s. Folded mailer for men's shoes by Roblee. "Fall Roundup" has western theme in illustrations and advertising copy. Lots of large, nice art. 4-panel mailer unfolds to large 11"x 17" broadsheet. Excellent condition. $16.00


01525-M0293ERUE- Samples- COATS & CLARK SALES CORP., NY, NY, 1956. "Boilfast" thread sample folder. Standard Colors For The Fashion Trades: Dresses, Blouses, Skirts, Sportswear, Etc. 212 samples of actual thread made up 3/8" x 9/16", all contained in double thickness folder. Bright and clean. Cover has machine oil (?) stains. Four panel folder, 14" x 9-1/2" unfolded. $30.00


06104-M0495EEUA- Broadside- THE TOGGERY, Crossville, TN. ca late 1950s. "Cotton Belles by Seampruf make their exciting debut." Illustrations of four lovely ladies in beautiful long slips of different styles making their way down fashion runway. "As advertised in 'LIFE'". Coupon imprinted for ordering by mail. Very good condition. 8-1/4"x 12". $14.00


01501-M0293ECEE- Catalogue- MANNY PRUSKAUER, Chicago, IL, 1958. Fur Fashions from this wholesale house. Retail prices with each item and wholesale prices in back. Full range of coats, jackets, stoles, scarves, capes in mink, muskrat, beaver, squirrel, lamb, raccoon, marten, etc. Many fur houses are now out of business. These fur catalogues of past eras are becoming more collectible as a result of our increasing aversion to adorning ourselves with the skins of other living creatures and our fascination with the mores of our antecedents. Half-tones on coated stock paper. Excellent condition. Still in old mailing envelope. 11" x 8-1/4" x 24pp. $29.00


01844-M0693EEOC- SLANE HOSIERY MILLS, High Point, NC, 1959. A Progress Report of Pioneer Hosiery Manufacturing since 1915. Well illustrated history of people, machinery, plants, products. Heavy stock, very good condition. 11” x 8-1/2” x 20 pp. $18.00


06114-M0595EERO- Catalogue- TRIMINGHAM BROTHERS, LTD., Hamilton, Bermuda. 1976. "Great Britain's (and Europe and Far East) best imports for men, women and children." Fashions and gifts of the 1970s. (also hair styles!) Coated stock, black & white half-tones. Very good condition. Inserted price list. 4"x 9"x20pp. $12.00 


 00568- Catalogue- MARSHALL FIELD & CO, Chicago, IL, Christmas, 1978. Fashions of the Hour, jewelry, clocks, etc. Full color, heavy coated stock. Very good condition. 9-1/2" x 11-3/4" x 72pp. $38.00


06668-M0900ECUU- Catalogue- SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., No place given. Western Catalog, 1978-1979. Full line of western fashions including some square dancing dresses, jewelry, hats, belts, boots, saddles and tack, vet supplies, grooming equipment, etc. A few small silver fish chews on cover edges, otherwise very good condition. 8-1/4"x 10-7/8"x 47pp. $32.00


06865-M0402ECLL- Catalogue- AVON FASHIONS, INC., Newport News, VA. Super Sale 1982. Wide range of ladies’ clothing: dress, sports, night, swim, shoes, etc. Very good condition. 8-1/4"x 10-3/4"x 46pp. $18.00


05591-M0297ECKS- Catalogue- BRIGHTS CREEK, Hamptom, VA. Fall 1985. A Collection Of Children's Wear. Colorful. Very good condition. 8-1/4" x 10-3/4" x 46pp. $18.00


05592-M0297ECKS- Catalogue- BRIGHTS CREEK, Hamptom, VA. 1985-1986.  A Collection Of Children's Wear. Colorful. Very good condition. 8-1/4" x 10-3/4" x 46pp. $18.00


06825-M1117ECHL- Catalogue- L. L. Bean. Freeport, ME. Christmas 1987. Artist signed cover. 7-1/4" x 8-1/2" x 72pp. $24.00


06205-M0587EEE- Journals- SEW NEWS, The Fashion Magazine for People Who Sew. Pub by PJS Publications, Peoria, IL. Oct 1987 thru Aug 1988 plus March 1989 (12 issues). Very large color tabloid in publishers bright yellow plastic portfolio rod binder. Each is 11"x 15"x appx 60 to 90pp. Excellent condition. All. $28.00 + $6.00 postage at Book Rate.


06876-M0402ECLL- Catalogue- SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., STYLE Catalog, 1989, Vol.4. Clothing for family and nursery goods. Clear stain of front cover. 8"x 11-1/4"x 458pp. $20.00


02051-M0993EE- Catalogue- SCOTCH HOUSE, San Francisco, CA, n. d., ca 1990. The Scottish Collection. Items from Scottish and British Isles. Golfing, beautiful ladies’ and men’s clothing and accessories, military regalia, fantastic toy soldier collection in molded metal, Highland dress, bag pipes, heraldry, stoneware, crystal, accent pieces, books, etc. High quality color on heavy coated stock. 8-1/2" x 11" x 28 pp. $22.00


06096-M0696EEE- Catalogue- BURLINGTON'S HOME SHOPPING PVT. LTD., Noida, India (near New Delhi). Vol.6, 1994-1995. They also have "zonal offices in Bombay, Calcutta and Madras." "Printed, Published, Edited and Owned by Mr. Nakui Kapur...". Colorful and well produced catalogue of ready to wear for entire family, accessories, home merchandise, etc. Several very beautiful saris as well as more western clothes of all kinds. Heavy coated stock. All text in English, prices in rupees and paisas. Light handling soil. 8-1/4"x 10-3/4"x 125pp. $22.00


06796-M0600EEEE- Catalogue- SHEPLERS, Wichita. KS. Fall 1997. "The World’s Largest Western Stores & Catalog". Everything western for men and women: clothes, boots, belts, buckles, accessories, etc. 8-3/8" 8-1/4"x 70pp. $14.00


06507-M0899EE- Catalogue- BANANA REPUBLIC, Grove City, OH. Holiday Gift Handbook, 1998. From Mall At Green Hills, Nashville, TN. Cashmere, suede, Italian Merino, leather, robes and pjs, cozy sweaters, outerwear, cotton essentials, shirts and sheer tops, at home goods, etc. High quality, color photography. Excellent condition. 5-3/8"x 7"x 66pp. $14.00


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