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Catalogue. Johannesburg Ornamental Cement Tile Factory [1940s]

Paving floor in any colour or decorative design. Special marbled mosaic tiles. Coping. Columns in various sizes. Balusters. Garden vases. Pipes

Published: Ornamental Cement Tile Factory, Johannesburg, [1940s]

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The company's original telephone number - Jeppe 1239 - suggests that this catalogue was published in the 1940s, perhaps earlier.

Brown cloth-boards with blind, black and gilt embossed design, rules and lettering to the upper board. Plain endpapers. Attractive three-colour title-page. The 99 tile designs in many patterns and colours make this an interesting example of South African graphic design and tile manufacture in Johannesburg three-quarters of a century ago.

The cover boards are lightly rubbed. The contents are complete and well preserved and the colour illustrations remain vivid.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 130 x 210
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0486/+79 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft (South Africa), SWIFT (rest of world), or $ checks for US or Australian buyers
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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