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Re: [BKARTS] Molly Made Book Question



Just a small point, but zip codes I believe didn't really come about until 1962 or so.  Before that cities were divided up into zones.

I wish I had more info.




> 
> From: Joan Michaels Paque <joanmichaels@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: 2005/10/14 Fri AM 09:27:42 CDT
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [BKARTS] Molly Made Book Question
> 
> Dear People,
> 
> I have in my possession an interesting book  produced by the MOLLOY-MADE 
> Chicago company.
> It was located at 2857 N. Western Avenue. There is no date in the book 
> and the address has no zip code
> so it may predate 1945. It appears that it is a sample book for covers.
> 
> It has a distinctive leather cover obviously indicating the quality  and 
> services they provided. Inside the front
> cover and 2 additional pages are physical samples of the various color 
> and cover stock  available.
>  Delightful names like Rhinoceros, Pin Morocco, Caracul Basket Weave, 
> Antelope, Walrus etc., are included.
> The book states that there are 46 cover designs available,  arranged in 
> numerous alphabetical categories.
> Each full page is devoted to an excellent detailed photograph of a 
> specific subject. The variety and
> detail is impressive to say the least.  They run from traditional to 
> contemporary.
> 
> Am curious about this company and the interesting covers they produced. 
> A web search didn't reveal
> anything so I appeal to the luminaries on this site. Any help given 
> would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks.
> 
> Joan Michaels Paque
> JMP Atelier
> 
> www.joanmichaels.paque.com
> 
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