1929 Johnson Smith Catalog

1929 Johnson Smith & Co. Catalogue
Edited by Tony Goodstone, Introduction by Jean Shepherd

(Chelsea House Publishers, NY & London, 1970
9.5 inches by 6.5 inches, hard cover with box, 768 pages)

A re-printing of the 1929 Johnson Smith & Co. Catalogue of "surprising novelties, puzzles, tricks, jokegoods, useful articles, etc.". Everything from guns to whoopee cushions. Page 754 shows wood puzzles including a 6-piece burr and burr stick. Like the Visual History of the S.S. Adams Co., this book is fun reading about a time past. Here are the two sides of the box: