Chicago: Montgomery Ward & Co., . First edition. Softcover. Quarto. 6pp (Text), 7-88 leaves (Wallpaper samples), 101-109pp (Text). Original decorative textured wrappers.
This striking Montgomery Ward & Co. trade catalog introduces the manufacturer's new collection of wallpapers for 1927. It contains 82 brightly colored full-page samples of wallpaper (each measuring 10 3/4 x 8 1/2"), with name, prices and measurements given on the page opposite the sample. Illustrated advertisements are featured at rear of the volume.
Head of spine chipped. Heavy water-staining to lower half and along fore-edge of text pages. 2/3 of the wallpaper sample named 'Azure Bouquet' (leaf numbered 32) missing. Minor and sporadic water-staining at lower margin of a few samples. Wrappers in overall fair to good-, text pages in overall fair to good, samples in good+ to very good condition. f to vg. Item #40708