4to. String-tied album, 9.25" x 14.25" approx. "Paramount Novelties/ 718 South Broadway/ Los Angeles 14, California" gilt to front cover. Title page in pen: "Lace and Embroideries/ Victor H. Levy Co./ 718 S. Broadway/ Los Angeles, Calif./ Terms- Net- 30 Days/ Delivered Store." 27 leaves containing 100 lace samples glue-mounted recto only with labels notating item number and price per yard. Minor edge-wear to boards. Some light wear to page edges. Samples generally in fine condition. Apparently complete. Near fine. Handmade salesman's sample book containing various cotton and nylon decorative trims, including embroideries, broderie anglaise, and lace from the Victor H. Levy Company of Los Angeles. Levy was a prominent West Coast businessman and was involved in several different importing concerns throughout the first half of the last century, including one with Charlie Chaplin's brother. An attractive collection, including many early examples of nylon fabric, which was introduced at the 1939 World's Fair. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: PARAMOUNT NOVELTIES [Cover Title] / LACES ...
Publisher: [ca. 1940s]
Publication Date: 1940
Book Condition: Very good +
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