Armour and His Times

Leech, Harper, and John Charles Carroll

Published by New York and London: D. Appleton-Century, 1938, 1938
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Title: Armour and His Times

Publisher: New York and London: D. Appleton-Century, 1938

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

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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