The Blue Bead Book of America No. 5 c. 1920's illustrated craft supply catalogBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Americana, Mail Order Catalog, Bead, Craft Supplies).
The Blue Bead Book of America No. 5.
Published c. 1920's, New York by Joe Michel.
55 pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout w/ b&w photos.
Publisher's paper wrappers, saddle stitched (staples).
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce and ephemeral booklet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this early 20th century item survives.
Covers measures c. 6 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W.