Quarto. (1) 36 plates. Original illustrated spiral-bound wraps red, white and blue lettering on cover. "We have aimed to make this World's Fair Edition the most outstanding we have ever issues. depicting a wide variety of characters suitable for a complete Recital." ( Maharam). 36 animating color lithographs of professional costumes with silver and gold overprinting, all signed Jac Lewis in plate. Each print with title, e.g. "world's Fairest," "Lucky," "Petit Pierrot," "Senorita Swing," etc., and detailed description of costume, including information on fabrics for each part of the costume. Patterns for each costume are available in seizes from 6 to 16 offered at 50 cents each with complete instructions and yardage requirements. In addition Maharam Fabric Corporation offers a "Designing Service" with artists at the disposal of the client for the creation of original costumes for a nominal charge. This catalog was designed especially for the New York World Fair in 1939. Minor wear along edges of wraps. Faint age-toning in margins of plates not affecting images. Wraps in overall very good, interior in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: "Costume Sketches" Designs in Color for ...
Publisher: Maharam Fabric Corporation
Publication Date: 1939
Book Condition: vg to near fine
Edition: First edition.
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