The Yankee of the Yards: The Biography of Gustavus Franklin Swift

Swift, Louis F., with Arthur Van

Published by Chicago & New York: A.W. Shaw Co., 1927
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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218 p. A biography of the man who was responsible for the world's largest meat slaughtering (and later packing) operation, Swift & Co., and put Chicago on the map for it, written by his son. Chicago's Mayors Daley (two of them) grew up "Back of the Yards," still a neighborhood designation although the yards have been cleaned up. Black-and-white photographs,index. Green cloth hard cover, gilt titles and decoration, slight wear at extremities. Signed by Van Vlissingen ("To Will Howell A Van Vlissingen, Jr. 21 Dec. 1927"). Bookseller Inventory # 0501-09

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Title: The Yankee of the Yards: The Biography of ...

Publisher: Chicago & New York: A.W. Shaw Co.

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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