Publisher:Johnson Smith & Co, Detroit, Michigan, 1939
Johnson Smith & Co, 1939, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. No date but circa 1938 or 1939. Red stiff card wraps with a black cloth tape spine, a catalog for Johnson Smith & Co. ("Only Concern of Its Kind in America"), fully illustrated in color and black-and-white with prices, 676 pages, Index. This catalog is quite worn, covers and text block edges soiled, corners creased, one-inch separation at base of spine at front cover, first page soiled (a few pages near the front of the catalog also soiled at edges & corners), some pages have creases at corners. Interior pages are remarkably clean and binding is sound. According to their website, "Johnson Smith Company, [is] one of the oldest catalog companies in the United States. A household name in novelties, gifts and collectibles since 1914." This company sold just about everything: custom made to measure suits, shoes, cigarettes, Philco radios, automobile tires and batteries, lighters, toasters, cocktail sets, toys, trains, pedal cars, bicycles, dolls, rifles, fishing rods, guitars, golf and baseball equipment, furniture, home decoration, raincoats and umbrellas, rugs, smoking stands, cribs, baby carriages, Napanee portable kitchen units, steel cabinets for the kitchen, Chromsteel kitchen tables and chairs, ranges, ice refrigerators, violins, and other musical instruments, sporting equipment, fountain pens, sterling silver tableware,movie cameras and equipment, microscopes, binoculars, jewelry, clocks, watches and pocket watches, birds, luggage, backyard swing sets, and a whole lot more. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 lbs 0 oz. Category: Engineering, Industrial, Trade; Picture 2: Waltham watches; note the railroad pocketwatch. Picture 5: First page. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010884.