Title: The Yankee of the Yards: The Biography of ...
Publisher: Chicago & New York: A.W. Shaw Co.
Publication Date: 1927
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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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