Chicago: 1926-27. Paperback. The original Montgomery Ward & Co. was a world-pioneering mail-order business and later also a leading department store chain that operated between 1872 and 2001. By 1904 they shipped 3 million catalogues, each weighing 4 pounds.
Large 4to, 723pp, b&w catalogue, with some colored pages, for everything a person could desire in terms of clothing, shoes, houswares, saddlery, paint, batteries, car seat covers, luggage, pens, rugs, furntiture, glasses, dishes; 1920's cloche hat styles, ladies dresses and shoes of the era. Doll heads in bisque, metal, mohair, composition with and without sleepy eyes. Effanbee brand had 'a lovely white baby doll and cunning little pickaninny'.
Cover dusty creased and torn, newspaper quality paper, some torn, p279 missing. Good -. Item #27327