Edinburgh, Scotland: Highland Home Industries Ltd., n.d. Paperback. [c. 1936] Saddle stapled illustrated wraps, 4to (10-3/4 inches [27.3 cm] tall), pp. 24, illustrated with a color frontis, B&W photos and various price lists. Catalogue with some soil, stains, light wear and crinkling, touch of rust to staples and a 1/4 inch closed tear to bottom edge of rear cover, text unmarked. Good. Item #2268
Catalogue contains "Iona Celtic Art Jewellery", handloom weaving from Skye, Clan Tartans, Highland tweeds, Hebridean and tapestry rugs, Orkney furniture, lace shawls from Shetland, etc. An uncommon Scottish catalogue, with just a single copy located in OCLC, accessed 08/16. Publication date infered from the period of time that Queen Elizabeth (she was the patroness of Highland Home Industries) held the title "H.R.H. The Duchess of York" [1923–1936], prior to her being crowned Queen of England. From p.1 "Highland Home Industries Ltd. is established entirely in the interests of the home workers in the Highlands and islands of Scotland, enabling them to find a profitable market for their products. The company, not being run for profit ..." had as its "Patroness : H.R.H. The Duchess of York."
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