New York. Andrew Geyer, Inc., 03- 1952.
March 1952 issue of magazine, black and white photo illustrations, some color ads, 250pp, 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, paper wrappers as issued. Covers lightly worn; very good, clean condition. Geyer's Topics identifies itself as "The Office Equipment and Stationery Dealers' Magazine." This anniversary issue features numerous articles focusing on the history of the firm and transformations in the product lines represented in the magazine's pages. Thus we have a brief biography of founder Andrew Geyer and the various publications that he introduced focusing on stationery and office equipment. "Then and Now" articles examine, pictorially, various types of "well known industry products," desks, filing cabinets, staplers, safes, typewriters, etc. Other pictorial articles focus on seventy-five years of office machines, office furniture, commercial stationery, social stationery, "Some of the Industry's Oldest Stores" (beginning with Lucas Brothers of Baltimore, dating from 1804, followed by Thomas Groom of Boston and another 30 or more firms). Numerous persons offer opinions on "the greatest single advance made in the stationery and office equipment business in the past 75 years" while another article provides biographies of "suppliers who have been serving the industry for 75 years or more." Copious advertising for state-of-the-art stationery, office furnishings and equipment in 1952. Index of manufacturers at rear. Item #45126