Item #27203 World War and Ancient War Relics. International Trading Company.
World War and Ancient War Relics
World War and Ancient War Relics

World War and Ancient War Relics

Brooklyn, NY: International Trading Company, 1920. Very Good. Item #27203

Brooklyn, NY: International Trading Company, n.d., ca. 1920s. Octavo (25.5cm.); publisher's blue-grey photo-illustrated staplebound wrappers; 24pp.; illus. throughout, mostly half-tone photographs. Wrappers a bit worn and rather dust-soiled from handling, brief splitting at both spine ends, else Very Good, internally sound.

Catalog issued by the rather ghoulish International Trading Company, an antique dealer specializing in the sale of "World War relics" founded in 1918, that is, while the war was still ongoing. Enclosed in this catalog: three promotional handflyers and a typed letter signed in facsimile by Lieut. J.T. Welsh dated 2/19/27 on Company letterhead, addressed to a Mr. K. Karnopp of Winnetka, IL: "We are enclosing the Bomb. This may seem a bit expensive to you but these are quite expensive unloaded. The unloading costs being $1.80 each (the work is dangerous)."

Price: $125.00