J.L. Hammett School Supply Book 1949 illustrated mail order catalogueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Americana, Mail Order Catalogs, School Supplies, J.L. Hammett Company).
Published 1949, Cambridge, Massachusetts by J.L. Hammett Company.
207  pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Publisher's color lithographed pictorial paper wrappers.
Catalogue is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, one leaf has a small box cut out from it (item number of a bookcase), internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice used condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this scarce post WW II school supply book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10 3/4" H x 8" W.