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  • W R Ames Company 1948 vintage shelving catalog steel bookstack library

Original 1948 metal shelving trade vintage catalog for the W R AMES COMPANY. Main office and factory was located at 150 Hooper Street, San Francisco, CA.

Manufacturers of Sheet Steel Products.

Products include Steel Bookstacks.  A modern bookstack is more than just shelving installed in a building, it is part of the building structure itself. The W. R. Ames Company designs, manufactures and installs steel bookstacks for all types of libraries, to fit the new and specialized requirements of library economy, convenience and efficiency. 

The parts of a bookstack can be divided into two groups. The first includes shelves, brackets, book supports, and miscellaneous accessories. These parts are standard for each type of installation. Maximum protection for books and convenience for the librarians govern the design of equipment in this first group.  In the second group are the structural parts of the stack, that is columns, floors, and stairs, all of which must be specially designed and manufactured for each individual project.

Has product images, description and applications provide product details.

Unbound from a large rare 1947-1948 Catalog File, this unique old two-page technical brochure would display beautifully matted and framed. Nice graphics. A fabulous addition to your retro construction library. Pages are loose.

W R Ames Company 1948 vintage shelving catalog steel bookstack library

  • Product Code: zm680
  • Length: 11 inches
  • Width: 8 inches
  • Pages: 2
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