THE PARAGON SCHOOL DESK: Patented February 1st, 1881. Buffalo Hardware Co.

THE PARAGON SCHOOL DESK: Patented February 1st, 1881.

Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Hardware Co. 1881. First Edition. Softcover. (4)pp, quarto, opens to 11,5" x 14.5", showing two wrought-iron and wood Paragon School Desks in color, lithographed by Clay & Richmond, Buffalo. Text on the two recto pages explains that: "Slab benches and loose slab desks have had their day..."; "No screws working out and slats falling off in the school-room..."; No ordinary dove-tail, loose slat, rickety desks for our schools..."; etc. The text pages contain nine engraved illustrations in black and white. One corner nibbled with no text loss. In the original, illustrated mailing envelope, also nibbled at the corner. Very Good. Item #039627

Price: $40.00

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