The Use of Wide-Seamless Carpet in Decoration: Dudley, Clara The Use of Wide-Seamless Carpet in Decoration: Dudley, Clara The Use of Wide-Seamless Carpet in Decoration: Dudley, Clara The Use of Wide-Seamless Carpet in Decoration: Dudley, Clara

The Use of Wide-Seamless Carpet in Decoration

Dudley, Clara

Published by Alexander Smith Rugs and Carpets, New York, New York, 1931
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Very uncommon piece of ephemera in excellent condition. Covers and pages of this oversized piece are clean as a whistle inside and out. Glasscine overwrap has a diagonal crease to bottom front corner, a thin line of browning from top to bottom at front and at rear a few tiny edgetears. Beautfully illustrated with color renderings of rooms -- also includes a color chart with 18 hues and suggestions for their use. This is an important piece, as Alexander Smith & Sons by 1929 was the largest carpet company in the world, famous for its innovative techniques that made carpeting affordable to the middle class. The company began in 1845 in West Farms, New York and merged with Mohawk in 1956. An interesting sidebar is the fact that Alexander Smith himself was elected to Congress in 1878, but died the evening of his election day. Piece is unpaginated, but we counted 10 large pages. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 13821

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Title: The Use of Wide-Seamless Carpet in ...

Publisher: Alexander Smith Rugs and Carpets, New York, New York

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: No Edition Stated

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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