West Chester, PA. Ball Brasses. 1948.
Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, unpaginated (12pp), 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, green paper wrappers. 1 inch tear to mid lower edge throughout; otherwise good, clean condition. A profusely illustrated catalogue featuring an extensive line of brass door pulls, handles and knobs. Woven into the company's logo is a message regarding the firm's product: "Made in America by Americans for Early American Furniture." Further along, the catalogue states: "The brasses shown in this catalogue were selected from among the best of many thousands of fine originals of which we have made copies. With a few exceptions the illustrations were photographed from these copies." To the rear of the catalogue (copyright 1940) is a price list for 1948-1949; these prices are "subject to liberal dealer's discount." This uncommon booklet offers a detailed pictorial account of cabinetry hardware of high quality. Item #47361