MAY 1923 THROUVGH THE AGES MARBLE STONE BOOK TATE GA #1

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  • Sold Date: Dec 03, 2006
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THIS IS A GREAT FIND (rare to find something like this)-- SOFT COVER BOOK/ MAGAZINE CALLED THROVGH THE AGES, ISSUE MAY 1923.

It is in nice condition for age. 11 inches x 8 1/2 inches. Does smell a little musty, light soiling on the cover, and other little flaws on the cover due from time, 66 pages.

This is the Throvgh The Ages magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1 published by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MARBLE DEALERS, Gay and Water Streets, Baltimore, Maryland.

This magazine lists all the stone quarries that were producing and selling marble stone for buildings. It also gives a list of all the types and colors of marble and w they were found at the time-- around the world.

Many of these old quarries are now quarried out and just a hole in the ground and a reminder of what was a century ago.

LIST OF QUARRIES AND MARBLE MANUFACTURERS (represented in the membership of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MARBLE DEALERS) of this time period:

FLOWER MARBLE AND TILE CO., JAS. T. FLOWER, AKRON, OHIO

REEVES MARBLE COMPANY, ALEX. REEVES, ATLANTA, GA.

ASHLEY AND FRENCH, A.E. FRENCH, BALTIMORE, MD.

HILGARTNER MARBLE COMPAN, A.H. HILGARTNER, BALTIMORE, MD.

JOS. B. DUNN AND SONS, INC., CHAS. SCHEIDT, BALTIMORE, MD.

P.B. AND W. MARBLE AND TILE CO., INC, RICHARD
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