Trade catalogs and pamphlets

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This digital collection contains a selection from Hagley Library's collection of trade catalogs and pamphlets. The materials date from 1783 to 1988 and vary in size. The trade catalogs contain lists, often illustrated, of items sold by an assortment of manufacturers, mostly American. The pamphlets largely consist of promotional materials, although other subjects are included. A comprehensive view of Hagley's trade catalogs and pamphlets can be found by searching our online catalog.

    Image: Cover of 1977 catalog for Dinky Die Cast Toys. Click to view.

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Paris 1937 : Exposition internationale : arts et techniques
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2000.735, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
An old house in Paris : the story of Reid Hall, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris VI
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Raymond Loewy Archive (Accession 2251), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Exposition universelle internationale de 1889 à Paris : palais, jardins, consturctions diverses, installations générales, Volume 1
Illustrates all principal buildings of the exposition, some of the smaller pavilions, tramways, parks, gardens, illuminated fountains, and the Eiffel Tower. This may be the fullest published record of the layout and architecture of the 1889 exposition. Charles Garnier, one of the administrators of the exposition, assisted in the preparation of the monograph. This is a presentation copy inscribed to 'Monsieur Chautemps, Député, membre de la Commission de Contrőle et de Finance.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: * ff N4803 .A86, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Intérieurs en couleurs, France : cinquante planches en couleurs / accompagnées d'une préface par Léon Deshairs.
Portfolio of fifty color images of contemporary French interiors. The images were part of the Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925 : Paris, France)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: f NK2049 .I57 1926, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807