Your Account
e-mail:   
pass:   
Login | Register | Forgot?  
  Quick Search
   
  Advanced Search   
  Featured Title

When Brooklyn Was the World: 1920-1957
 When Brooklyn Was the World: 1920-1957
 $60.00
  Site Information
 Home
 About Us
 How We Grade Our Books
 Contact Us
 Visit Us
 Mailing List
 Sell Your Books
 Upcoming Shows
 Ordering Info / Terms of Sale
 Glossary of Book Terms
 Privacy Statement
 Terms of Agreement
 Visual Vacations
 Find Me A Copy

 Links and Resources
 
 
 
  CATEGORY Information
Click Here to View other titles by  trade catalogs trade catalogs

Pamphlets, journals, magazines and, on occasion, books published by a manufacturer to publicize their product lines. Though they have become harder to find, we look for older (i.e. 19th to mid- 20th Century) examples of the genre.

  TITLE Information
Click Here to Enlarge this Image
click & maximize
Wallpapers 1937 - Sample Book, St John, New Brunswick, Canada, Holman's Ltd., 1937, first edition, Oblong elephant folio (20.75" x 18.75" x 3.5" thick), Pegbound, 1/4 blue cloth over decorative paper boards with carrying handle and strap closure, VG / none. Outer corners worn through the blue cloth, edges worn, cover scratched. Ffep & first 3 pp. wrinkled. Contents complete. To best view unusally large image, click to maximize and look for orange sizer icon at the lower right to enlarge further.

Upaginated. First three pages are promotional pages (rectos only) for three brands of house and interior wall paints with color chips (some chips are stuck to opposing recto surfaces) offered by Holman's. Wallpaper catalogue contains 200+ wallpaper samples. The assortment is primarily art deco in pattern style - some reference florals, swags and flourishing of older wall-covering styles and a few figurative patterns are included, but the majority is abstact and geometric. Some other features are: most samples are highly textured and many of them have one or more coordinated border patterns bound in. Overall the color palettes are medium to muted in color though accompanying borders are more saturated. Only a handful of wallpaper swatches have occasional dog-eared corners or tears; two leaves have extended (or were bound in as slightly larger sheets) beyond the average dimension of the book and are now badly chipped along their edges.

A large, rich resource of surface pattern designs and textures. Highly recommended as a reference for designers or material for collage artists.

This enormous volume weighs 20 lbs. hence the shipping charge (which includes insurance and a delivery confirmation) for addresses in the continental U.S.    [Book ID # 1646]


SOLD


International Orders: Please contact us for an accurate shipping quote (based on weight, destination, and preferred delivery time)

* If a title is indicated as SOLD, we welcome the opportunity to hear that you would like a copy. If you send us a note indicating your desire to purchase an out-of-stock title, we will give you FIRST priority as soon as we locate a copy. In addition, YOU WILL GET THIS TITLE AT A 10% DISCOUNT. This discount applies to ANY WISH LISTS that you share with us. So please, send us the titles on your WISH LIST. We will try to locate them!
 

 
  Shopping Cart
There are 0 item(s) in your shopping cart.
  Categories
    Images of:
    America
    London | Britain
    Paris | Europe
    Accessories
    Africa
    Architecture | Lifestyle Interiors
    Artic Adventure
    Artists in their Studios
    Beads & Buttons
    Beat Generation
    Counterculture | 60s
    Cowboy | The West
    Denim | Japanese
    Display
    Ethnic Cultures
    Fashion Design General
    Fashion Menswear
    Fashion Womenswear
    Film | TV | Theater
    Graphic Design
    Japan
    The Kennedys
    Leather
    LGBT
    Military General
    Military Uniforms
    Mods | Punks | Skinheads | Street
    Motorcycles
    Naked Women
    Naked Men
    NYC Glitterati
    Photography General
    Photographers A-Z
    Rock n Roll | Music
    Silver Spoon Set
    Sports History | Unis | etc
    Summer
    Surf +
    Tattoos | Flash Art
    Textiles | Patterns
    Vogue | Bazaar
    Warhol
    Miscellaneous
  New Arrivals / Recent Sales