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[TEXTILE; SWATCH BOOKS] Selected Cotton Fabrics; A Special Group of Gray, Converted, Mill Finished Cloth Samples...1945

Single-owner archival material of mid-century textiles

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Sidney Ann TOOLY: A collection of Mid-century fabric studies & professional ephemera, including a scarce John HOYE sample book.  Lot includes:

Hoye, John. Selected Cotton Fabrics; A Special Group of Gray, Converted, Mill Finished Cloth Samples Illustrating Types of Yarns, Weaves, Fabrics and Finishes. New York: Hoye Textile Pub. Co, 1945.

30 leaves, 15 unnumbered leaves of samples, with 1 other sheet laid in; utilitarian printed clip binder.

John Hoye was the author of a standard textbook/reference Staple cotton fabrics, instructor at the New York Textile Evening Trades School, a contributor to the Encyclopedia Britannica, and founder of Hoye Textile Corp.

Uncommon; OCLC locates 3 copies.  

[J. P. Stevens Corp.] Misc. office memos, correspondence, and miusc. ephemeral material from Tooly's early career working for the J. P. Stevens Corp., c. 1950s.  

[Dan River Textile School, North Carolina State College.] L. K. Fitzgerald, Speech given at New York Sales Meeting, August, 1950. 15 leaves, printed on one side only.  Manuscript notes with swatch & design, mimeo material, etc. 2 folders & 1 binder; also, a folder of misc. magazine pages, clippings, etc. 

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  • Sold By: John Bale Books LLC
  • Contact Person: Donato Gaeta
  • Country: United States
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