New York: New York Gas Lighting Company, 1953.
Illustrated by Illustrated. Plastic comb binding. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #14946
Cover creasing, residue on top of inside cover from price sheet, small bottom margin peel on some pages, cover wear at bottom of comb, otherwise light wear. Solid paperback comb binding. ; Halcolite lighting, catalog no. 39, undated but circa 1953. Bottom of front cover is slugged for New York Gas Lighting Co, a long-standing distributor of light fixtures and supplies in the Bowery, New York. Four page Price List for Halcolite, dated April 1, 1953, had been attached to the inside rear cover, with New York Gas Lighting Co label applied. Laid in is 1953 correspondence from New York Gas Lighting Co to a purchaser concerning a chandelier purchase. Along with more traditional crystal fixtures, the Halcolite catalog introduces the Modern Triolite - A New Idea in Lighting. "Introducing a modern lighting series that encourages originality ... stimulates exciting new ideas in home lighting. Here are functional fixtures, but with warm decorative beauty. A new broader freedom in interior design is yours with these new modern Halcolites." Mid-Century Modern looks from a Fifties trade catalog from this long-standing lighting manufacturer, along with their more traditional chandeliers, ceiling fixtures and sconces. ; Catalog; Vol. 39; 72 pages.