Asprey and Co. Ltd. New Bond Street, London. No date [1930s]. Hardback; laminated crocidle-effect boards, backed with vellum spine. 207 illustrated pages. c. 40 hors-texte colour plates. English. 290 x 225mm. 1.6kg. . Good; wear to forecorners, small bump to lower edge of rear board, soiling to vellum spine, boards bowed; pencil diagrams to front free endpaper, slight grubbiness to endpapers and prelims, crease to top forecorner of first few pages, a couple of tears and creases to final index page.
The sought-after Art Deco trade catalogue produced by the luxury goods firm Asprey & Co. in the 1930s. The catalogue is extensively illustrated with multiple items on every page, each with a price and dimensions. Included in the book are dressing cases, luggage cases, jewellery, watches, cigarette cases, purses, books, stationery, silverware, tableware, motoring goods and cocktail cabinets. An invaluable resource for collectors, dealers and designers of luxury goods