1895. Item #A6395
Hettel Jewelry Company, C.R. 1895 C.R. Hettel Jewelry Company, St. Louis, Mo. [cover title]. 222p, many line ills. Poor but complete limp cloth. Back cover, index, and rear endpapers detached. Front cover worn, opening pages dampstained, pages dogeared. Ca. 8 x 10 inches. ** Trade catalogue used as a scrapbook, with Haley's Comet and deaf-mute interest. Hundreds of items: watches, clocks, tea sets, knives, novelties, figurines, silver-plated ware, lockets, diamonds, gold-headed canes, glasses, chains, even a few pages of violins and guitars, etc. etc. Abundant line ills. with prices. About half the rectos are pasted over with many various newspaper articles: verse, household tips, current events (including Haley's Comet), Gallaudet College, and more. Also a child's original drawings of horses and vehicles. PDF with more details is available; please ask. [Altered Book, Scrapbook, Vernacular Art].