Being offered for sale is the "CATALOGUE OF HARDWARE" RUSSWIN VOLUME 16 manufactured by RUSSELL & ERWIN MFG. CO., "The American Hardware Corporation" (see 6th pic) from circa the late 1920's or early 1930's (best guess as per handwritten pencil date of Sept. 16, 1931 found at first (blank) page (see 5th pic), as seen in the pictures/as described in the title. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT CONDITION NOTES. Being offered for sale as-found, uncleaned. May require a thorough detailing to bring to its full potential.
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Cosmetically, pretty rough shape. Front cover is hanging on by a thread...pretty much literally (just two small bands of cloth holding it on at top & bottom of spine, see 1st, 2nd & 3rd pics). Both front and back covers are badly creased (vertically) down their centers (see first 4 and last 2 pics). Aside from front cover, the 3-brass riveted binding is strong, firmly holding rear cover and ALL pages in place. NO missing pages. First (blank) page personalized in pencil (received date, name and a note of some sort, see 5th pic). Partial cardboard mail-in insert found within (see 10th pic). ALL pages are in excellent shape. We see NO rips, tears or any major defects/blemishes. Really, it's just the covers that are in poor shape. Otherwise, a really nice example of a very hard to find catalog. See pics.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT:
Measures 11-3/8" tall x 8-7/8" wide x 1-1/2" thick and has 548 numbered pages.
Weighs 4 lbs. 9.5 oz..
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