Consumers Union, 1937, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
CONSUMERS UNION. CU Buying Guide, New York: self-published, 1937. 16mo (about 6.25x3.75 inches) pp. 238, wraps. First annual buying guide from the American institution that puts out Consumer Reports. It's a window on Depression era buying and selling for the everyday shopper, with advice on a vast array of products and needs, from birth control (don't be using Lysol for this, it can kill you) to Scotch whiskey (Johnnie Walker Black at $4.29 per fifth is acceptable, Johnnie Walker Red is not). Pocket size is handy for shoppers to carry. Condition of this book: Water stain on spine, internally clean. Overall very good. Size: 16mo (very small). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 1930s; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53639.