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Image for Aberlé Ballet / Fall & Winter / 1942.  “Aberlé presents SHEER ENDURING RAYON STOCKINGS/ ALLIED BALLET of COLOR / FALL & WINTER” / “Presentation for a Most Prophetic Season Fall 1942”

Aberlé Ballet / Fall & Winter / 1942. “Aberlé presents SHEER ENDURING RAYON STOCKINGS/ ALLIED BALLET of COLOR / FALL & WINTER” / “Presentation for a Most Prophetic Season Fall 1942”

By: ABERLE BALLET [RAYON STOCKINGS]. WILLARD B. GOLOVIN CO.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Aberle Inc., Philadelphia, 1942 /Willard B. Golovin [Advertising] Co. NY, : 1942

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: k190220c

Condition: Fine


4to, heavy card covers with six card leaves [12 pp.]; publisher's coil binding with clear acetate covers. First and only edition, limited to 750 numbered presentation copies, this being no. 36 presented to the M.E. Blatt Co., “Atlantic City’s Greatest Department Store”. World War 2 era manufacturer’s catalog for rayon stockings. The catalog adopts the format of a contemporary Ballet Russes program with the stocking colors inspired by four ballets -- each leaf features a large pochoir colored lithograph by Willard Golovin leaf with smaller color lithographic illustrations on the facing ... View more info

Image for Catalog of "The World's Finest" Riding Equipment, Accessories, and Silver and Leather Goods from the Bohlin Shop of Edward H. Bohlin

Catalog of "The World's Finest" Riding Equipment, Accessories, and Silver and Leather Goods from the Bohlin Shop of Edward H. Bohlin

By: [Catalog] BOHLIN, Edward H.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Edward H. Bohlin, Hollywood: 1937

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: k190121b

Condition: Good


1937 edition. First edition thus. Octavo. 232 pp. with photographic illustrations of Bohlin products on every page. Publisher's printed tan wrappers, front cover with illustration of a bucking bronco by Fed Harmant. Bohlin was born in Sweden in 1895 and ran away from home at age 15 working his way to America. Once here, he worked cattle drives around Montana before opening his first saddle shop in Cody, Wyoming where he also performed rope tricks. He tried his hand with vaudeville and met cowboy film star Tom Mix while performing at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Mix convinced Bohlin to... View more info