“Demon Silk Tricks” Davenport catalogue, from 15 New Oxford Street

This catalogue from Davenports was devoted to silk tricks. It was unusual in that some of the inside pages were in colour. Based on clues from the contents of the catalogue, the likely date is 1935. The Gussie the Duck silk was named after Gus Davenport. Also illustrated in the catalogue is Gilly the Hound (named after Gilly Davenport) and Wally the Wolf (named after Wally Davenport).

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Size 28 pages, 140mm x 220mm.
Date Probably 1935
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Ref no N1558 C44