1920. Manchester, England: Joseph Brown, Maker, 7 Nicholas Street, n. d.
Tall folio, three preliminary leaves with monochromatic illustrations of clothing and accessories, followed by 30 leaves with over 400 samples on the recto and verso of each leaf of the colors and designs of various clubs, organizations, and societies. Maroon cloth boards with an embossed club necktie on the upper board and silver stamped title. Binding slightly rubbed, minor foxing; very good.
§ An early 20th century trade catalogue with cloth samples showing the official colors of over 400 English clubs, organizations, and societies. The samples represent a remarkable array of both prominent and provincial social and sporting clubs, as well as military regiments, schools, colleges, and universities. An interesting record of this colorful coded language still in use today. Item #108085