Catalog Corperation. Browne, Christopher W. (editor-in-chief). Modern Packaging Encyclopedia: Packaging Catalog 1946-47. New York: Catalog Corperation, 1946. 1035pp. Indexed. Illustrated. 4to. Black cloth. Book condition: Good with lightly bumped corners and lightly rubbed extremities. Library plate on front paste down, stamp on page three, and previous owner's penciled notes in the editor's preface. Metallic, bronze subject tabs are heavier than pages they're attached to, causing many of them to have partially detached from pages in a manner mostly not affecting text. Tabs of pages 363, 699, and 829 are completely detached, but present. Fold-outs opposite pages 441 and 630 are creased from being improperly folded. Pages are a variety of textures and materials, many with their advertised materials worked into the design. Contains fold-out pages and samples of decorative papers, seals, fabric coating, and printing. In back of book are index of products and a list of manufacturers, their products, and addresses. "They're [labels] little spots of gummed paper that describe contents and speed the safe arrival of all your shipments- by rail or mail." and "I'm 'TIEd' to perfection with Marvellum packaging papers...". . Good. 1946. (Inventory #: RBROMOD01LAW)
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