Barcelona: Sociedad Anonima Serra Manlleu, 1932. Hardcover. 303p., appended b&w plates, coated paperstock throughout with numerous photographic images retouched for clarity, a central color section (close-ups of fabrics), hardbound in 7x5 inch maroon cloth boards gilt, textblock has rounded outer corners, gilded brightly. A bright, unhandled copy.
[London]: [Victoria and Albert Museum], . Paperback. Unpaginated, glossy paperstock throughout with color exhibit photography (several folded plates) and tripple-column text; 9.5x9.7 inch glossy decorated wraps, somewhat edgeworn with corner-tips bumped. Folded plates are undamaged, a good copy.
Osaka: Dainihon Boseki, 1942. 192p., very good hardcover, illustrated with black and white and color photos, blue cloth-covered boards with title in silver gilt on spine; text in Japanese. US military stamp inside front cover indicates that the book had "no military value" Wartime publication on the history of the...
New York: Cloak & Suit Operators Union, Local 1, 1936. 51, 83p., heavily worn and edge-curled cloth-covered wraps with decorative design, Yiddish and English text, thoroughly illustrated in B&W, many advertisements. Tamiment Library bookplate on flyleaf. Jacob Panken's name embossed on cover (English side); possibly a union member's personal copy.
[East Bay]: [1974?]. 1.5 inch diameter pin, bilingual text and artwork depicting seamstresses with a sewing machine, orange background. Very good; manufactured by East Bay pinmaker Robert Rush (though not identified as such on the pin). GCA was the Great Chinese American Sewing Company, known in Cantonese as Jung Sai...