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Carr, Frank L., Jr.
The Wide-Awake Window Dresser, A Treatise on the Art and Science of Show Window and Store Interior Construction, Economy and Decoration. Containing a complete exposition of the laws of color harmony, full instruction in fabric draperies and many practical ideas concerning proper display forms, fixtures and accessories. Illustrated with over five hundred photogravures and sketches for example and suggestion, with full descriptions and instructions for their successful reproduction
New York: The Dry Goods Economist, 1894. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oblong quarto (11.8 x 8.5 inches), original beveled maroon cloth, gilt decorated and titled on front cover, near fine sharp copy with just a touch of mottling to spine, 438 (1) pp, 342 plates, many ads, smaller illustrations, etc., covering all aspects of store displays and trade show displays down to lettering signs. Quite rare in commerce; an ex-library copy in "crude half-linen" fetched $80 at Swann in 1981; a rubbed copy with upper cover detached fetched 45 GBP at Sotheby Park-Bernet in 1978. A total of 4 copies located by OCLC: Duke, Seattle Public Library, Columbia, and Winterthur.
Vendeur: Common Crow Books [United States]
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