Romaine, Lawrence B.
Title A GUIDE TO AMERICAN TRADE CATALOGS 1744-1900
Publisher New York, NY Dover Publications 1990
0486264750 / 9780486264752
Seller ID 7070
This is the Dover Publications reprint of this guide. Products of trade to the public published and distributed in catalogs in the U. S. And Canada between 1744 and 1900 are listed. For example, Wheeling Fling Glass Works is listed under Glassware with bibliographic detail. This comment for this catalog states that this list of wares is "The earliest list of American glass recorded to date". This guidee cover over 60 categories of products. Three examples Bee Keeper's Equipment and Supplies, Fire Engines, Windmills in addition to the usual such as Medical supplies, Paint, etc. Finely researched. The Foreword was written by A. Hyatt Mayor of the Metropolitican Museum of Art. The book is in near fine, very good plus condition. Tight, bright, crisp, and clean. No creased to the spine. No writing, no marks, no soil, no wear, no tears or chips. However, one interior page has a vertical crease. Well cared for. Does not appear to have been read. Dover edition. ; 8vo; 422 pages
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