Beauty in clothes must be backed up by skilful, expert tailoring.: J. L. Taylor & Co. Beauty in clothes must be backed up by skilful, expert tailoring.: J. L. Taylor & Co.

Beauty in clothes must be backed up by skilful, expert tailoring.

J. L. Taylor & Co.

Published by J. L. Taylor, New York and Chicago
Condition: Near Fine
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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N.d., circa early 1920s. 18 by 10 cm. Four panel leporello promotional circular for men's suits. Illustrations are rendered with color printing. The men are all wearing boaters, suggesting spring and summer weight suits. They are tall and very slender, with the chiseled looks that were the ideal -- not so different from a lot of male fashion models of today, really. The front of the fold-out features a cut-out or shaped young women of the era, and from her dress we can surmise that the circular was issued in the very early twenties. J. L. Taylor had a large tailoring operation in both Chicago and New York until the Second World War. Specializing in pure wool fabrics for men's clothing, it employed hundreds of tailors and seamstresses. Scarce, with no copies found on OCLC. An inked name of the recipient in space intended for such on front. Otherwise, minimal wear, especially considering this was mailed. Bookseller Inventory # 003886

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Title: Beauty in clothes must be backed up by ...

Publisher: J. L. Taylor, New York and Chicago

Binding: Leporello

Book Condition: Near Fine

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