ASPREY & Co (trade catalogue, mail order dept.)
London: Asprey, no date. Ca 1920s?? Trade catalogue, mail order department, of this New Bond Street dealer in luxury goods. pp 195. Illustrations on every page in b&w and colour. Glossy colour pictorial boards and brown cloth imitation leather spine. Front cover a bit bowed; wear to front joint and foot of spine with neat repairs to tears; boards clean and unworn, small chips and short tears to bottom margin of one leaf, else text in fine condition. This venerable firm (founded 1781) dealt in jewelry, handbags, gold cigarette and match cases, dress watches, jewel boxes, wallets, pens, silver tea services, silverware, trophies, perfume bottles, cigarette holders, reference books, umbrellas, brushes, trunks, leather goods, and much more - goods for the carriage trade. They also did bespoke design work for royalty and business magnates. A fabulous look at luxury merchandise from yesteryear. Quite scarce. 2 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover