Chicago. The Standard Company. 1911.
Catalogue in stiff card wraps; 12 x 9 inches; 176 pp. Illustrated with line drawings and black and white photograph illustrations of architectural fittings manufactured in bronze or iron. Damage (staining) to rear cover and a number of pages at rear of volume, most extensive from pp 167 through last page, 176. Discoloration and name in ink on front cover. Text block cracked between several sections but still attached, several pages loose, but all pages are present. The catalogue features extensive illustrations of decorative Standard products featuring art nouveau influence: Marquise Entrances; Elevator Enclosures and Indicators; Stairs and Balustrades; Railings and Window Guards, Window and Door Frames, Revolving Doors, and much more. Included is a photograph on linen backing of an elevator enclosure and a type-written price list, on Standard stationery, for chandeliers (these are not part of the catalogue). An uncommon catalogue of art nouveau designs detailing interior and exterior fittings for commercial buildings. On verso of front cover is a sentence stating the catalogue was recorded in Standard's office as "Serial No. 834." WorldCat lists three libraries as holding this title. Item #49462