The Romance of Furs, Gittleman's Sons. Pamphlet.

Philadelphia: Gittelman's Sons, 1946. Wraps. Lavishly illustrated advertising pamphlet for a Philadelphia Main Line shop featuring a color cover illustration of an elegant ermine cape draped across thrones. Contents include the history of the fur trade; an illustrated section on fur fashions, from 1349 through to 1936, when "a new era of casual elegance in furs dawned" (p9); how to select furs; fur care; the role of furs in the world today (with map); and a description of fur bearing animals.

4to, 30pp, [1]pp. Printed stiff pictorial paper wrappers, color cover illustration with elaborate gilt borders. OCLC: 38153774 records 2 copies, at FIT and the Pennsylvania Historical Society. Very good condition. Item #23672

Price: $125.00

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