Grand Rapids, Michigan. Imperial Furniture Company. No date. Ca. 1940.
Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, 31pp, 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, color decorative paper wrappers. Covers a trifle worn; very good, clean condition. A handsomely illustrated catalogue featuring furniture made from "genuine old fashioned solid mahogany." In the opening pages the manufacturer describes the nature of their product: "The gracious dignity and charm that characterized American life during the early period of our nation's history is reflected admirably in Imperial's new Jeffersonian group of authentic American occasional pieces. Included in this group are more than sixty aristocratic creations in a wide variety of appealing types which are adaptable to the requirements of the American home. ... They will contribute the traditional background and the atmosphere of culture and refinement so desirable in your home." Various individual pieces and room groupings are depicted, as well as guides to the arrangement of furniture. The booklet's folded paper wraps are especially attractive, and distinguish a pictorial catalogue in very good condition featuring a wide variety of traditional American furniture. Item #47359