H.W. John's Liquid Paints c. 1930's advertising asbestos color sample BrochureBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Advertising, Liquid Paints, H.W. Johns Paints, Paint Samples).
H.W. John's Liquid Paints. The Standard for Structural Purposes. Asbestos.
Published c. 1930's, New York by H.W. John's.
Folding brochure. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with actual mounted color samples (one is adhered to the facing page).
Publisher's oblong paper inside card stock pictorial wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, edge wear and top corner chip, color sample sheet pulled away from stapled binding, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, pamphlet remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.