[Cutler]. David Dowsey. Foreword by Leo Schofield.
Peleus Press. Victoria. 2014. First edition. Limited to 1,000 copies, signed by John Cutler and David Dowsey. Also inscribed by Dowsey in ink on the limitation page - 'Dear James. Thank you so much for your kind assistance. My kindest regards David.' Hardback; brown cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 287 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. English. 295 x 280mm. 2.2kg. 9780957875944. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear, slight knock to front top forecorner.
A history of the Australian tailoring firm J.H. Cutler, founded in 1884. Cutler have been in the hands of the same family for four generations. They have survived through depressions and wars and have dressed many politicians and celebrities. The book delves into the company's archives and also explores the craftsmanship and techniques of the firm's tailors.