Precious stones, semi precious stones, jewelry, sterling silver and plated ware, watches, clocks, glass, cutlery, lamps, china, bronzes and artware, stationery, leather.

Title: 
Precious stones, semi precious stones, jewelry, sterling silver and plated ware, watches, clocks, glass, cutlery, lamps, china, bronzes and artware, stationery, leather.
Author/Artist: 
Shreve and Company, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Publisher: 
San Francisco : Shreve and Company, [1912-1914]
Description: 
224 p. : ill., 25 cm.
Format of Material: 
Trade Catalogs
Bib ID: 
132678
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Trade Catalogs
Call Number: 
Shreve and Company
Notes: 
"Shreve and Company"--Metal plate on p. [1] of cover.
Page numbers all preceded with the letter P.
Catalog is not dated, but definitely prior to 1915, as p. 4 illustrates "official souvenir [sterling silver pencils and spoons] adopted by the Panama-Pacific International Exposition company - exact reproduction of the spade used by William Howard Taft president of the United States in turning the first spadeful of earth for the Panama-Pacific Internation Exposition to be held in San Francisco, 1915." The Presidential seal is at the handle and the inscription reads: "Used by William Howard Taft, President of the United States, October 14, 1911-in turning the first spadeful of earth for the Panama Pacific International Exposition to be held in San Francisco, 1915."
Glassware includes casters, pepper mills, mustard pots (p. 134) ; silver deposit liquor bottles and ware (p. 150-152) ; powder jars and hand-held mirrors (p. 163-171) ; cologne and smelling salts bottles (p. 172) ; powder jars and jewel boxes (p. 173) ; opera glasses (p. 179) ; cut glass (p. 220).
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Metal plate on p. [1] of cover, missing from CMGL c. 2.