Title: Armour and His Times
Publisher: New York and London: D. Appleton-Century, 1938
Publication Date: 1938
Edition: 1st Edition
First edition. ix and 377 p. This is a biography of Philip Danforth Armour (1832-1901) and the engrossing story of his company, Armour and Co., founded in 1867 and still in business. The company operated stockyard, slaughtering, and packing operations that defined the industry and made the city of Chicago the "hog butcher of the world." Includes photographs, appendix, bibliography, and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2"), red cloth hardcover with gilt titles. The titles are very slightly rubbed and the spine has faded a little. There is light foxing on the endpapers and the plates of photographs; the book is straight and solid with clean text pages. Bookseller Inventory # 071613HL
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