[FASHION]. Trade catalogue for the Royal Tailors. Style Book XLIII, Fall & Winter Season 1912-13.'Pay Less and Dress Better.'
Folio (55 x 48 cm); 64pp., printed on thick card, 20 full-page colour plates with art deco borders, 4 pages of text with illustrated borders and gilt detail, mounted textile samples in wool, wool-rayon blends, silk, cashmere, tweeds, silk stripe flannels, and more, sample pages also with borders and tiger vignettes and some combined with text and illustrations, patterned endpapers with portrait of the founder Joseph Vehon; original black cloth gilt ruled and embossed, large tiger colour lithohraph logo pasted on to upper cover with the motto 'pay less and dress better', title in gilt to spine, some spotting but otherwise an excellent copy.£3,750
Folio (46 x 33.5 cm); half-title, title, 20 colour pochoir lithograph plates; loose as issued in publisher's blue cloth-backed portfolio with ties.£5,000
Folio (49.5 x 38 cm); title, 20 pochoir lithographs by J. Saudé after Benedictus; original cloth-backed black boards, pochoir plate to upper cover, original ties; rebacked, neat repairs to extremities.£5,000