Perth Amboy, NJ. Fords Porcelain Works, Inc., 1925.
Hardbound catalog, 10 1/4 x 8 inches, 233 pp., gilt-lettered embossed cloth covered boards, picturing and describing a variety of porcelain and vitreous china plumbing fixtures, including laundry tubs, kitchen and bathroom sinks, bathtubs, urinal stalls, water closets (toilets), drinking fountains, etc. The various products are most frequently illustrated on a full page with, opposite, diagrams providing dimensions. At the rear of the volume 19 photo-illustrated pages show schools, apartments, theatres, office buildings, etc. (including Yankee Stadium, NYC) that are "Equipped with Fords Sanitary Plumbing Fixtures." Light bump at top free edge of front cover, volume slightly bumped. Catalog is in very good clean condition. Two WorldCat listings found, with one held by the Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science. Interestingly, no apostrophe is used in "Fords" listings - either before or after the "s" while the firm's founder (1906) is given as Abel Hansen. Introduction to the catalog states "We are the largest manufacturers of sanitary plumbing porcelain in the world." Item #53874