Nearly every page of the telephone-book-sized 1895 Montgomery Ward & Co. catalogue, reprinted in an unabridged facsimile edition by Skyhorse Publishing, is a nostalgist's dream....Hours of fascination. -- The New Yorker
Montgomery Ward & Co., founded in 1872, was the world's first mail-order goods business. The company once boasted more than 600 stores but since 2004 is exclusively an online retailer.
Nick Lyons is the editor of Hemingway on Fishing, The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told, The Quotable Fisherman, and The Little Red Book of Dad's Wisdom. He has written over twenty books, mainly on fishing, in addition to hundreds of articles on the subject, which have appeared in such magazines as Harper’s, Outside, Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and Fly Fisherman. He splits his time between New York City and Woodstock, New York.
So much fun stuff in this catalog! Side note: No fault of Amazon, but I did order a new wagon wheel from the catalog and it still hasn't arrived... Read morePublished 5 months ago by JM
Fantastic ans vast variety of things that you can't get any more. Excellent reproduction.Published 6 months ago by L
I love old catalogs. It's a journey through time, to years gone by, when especially the rural areas could find everything that was needed, and have it delivered right to the back... Read morePublished 8 months ago by NAHA Regisgtered Aromatherapist
Enjoyed the old time shopping prices and numerous items that no longer exist.Published 8 months ago by Gordon B. Jessee
As with the old Sears catalogue, this is a help in restoring an item. ThanksPublished 10 months ago by Rosanna Wood