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Catalog Number 2005.36.7
Object Name Book
Title The Modern Tailor Outfitter and Clothier Volume III
Date 1950
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1950
Description Hardcover book, brown paper protecting cover. There is no writing on the brown paper. Edges of pages are speckled blue. Inside cover the paper is folded over the edge of the cover with brown tape holding it down. There is a yellow business card glued to the inside cover, partially covered by brown paper folded overtop of it. The business card has writing in red: "Tailored-to-Measure Clothing / FUR STORAGE", "J. McDONALD" "Phone 915" "RRIER and TAILOR" "St. W. - Tillsonburg" "JACKETS" "NECKPIECES". Cover page has "THE MODERN TAILOR / OUTFITTER AND / CLOTHIER" written at the top, with "New and Revised Edition" written underneath it. "Edited by A. A. Whife". Rest of page has qualifications of the editor, the qualifications of the previous editor, and publishing information. Also has the symbol for the Caxton Publishing company. Opposite page has a black and white glossy photograph of a room with patterned rug and matching chairs. There us a table with ties on display, a round support with hats and scarves on display and glass shelves in the background. Printed underneath photo: "AN EFFECTIVE WEST-END OUTFITTING DISPLAY." Chapters include Introductory, Drafting of Garments, Grading (Gentlemen's Garments), Grading (Ladies' Garments), Lays or Economy in Cutting, Gentlemen's Ski-ing Garments, Ladies' Leather Garments, Introductory, Collars Ties and Handkerchiefs, Underwear Hosiery and Dressing Gowns, Head-Wear, Gloves, Cutting Various Garments, Clothing as a Career, How to Start a Business, The Modern Man's Shop, Salesmanship for Bespoke Tailors, Worth-While Windows, The Importance of Good Lighting, Accountancy and Insurance, Sales Letters General Correspondence and Advertising, What Tailors Should Know About Wollens, Trimmings, Garment Renovating, and A Glossary of Technical and Trade Terms.
People McDonald, M. J.
Search Terms Ontario Reformatory
Subjects COMMERCIAL - TAILORS
FASHION
Dimensions Length: 24.7cm
Width: 16.7cm