Chicago: Armour Meats, 1887. Five 4-page advertising pamphlets. (One sheet with single fold with print on all four sides) The large sheets (17 by 11) printed to become 4 pages. Each had once been folded to fit into a business envelope. The center opens to be a broadside.
The advertising pamphlets are from February, March, April, June and September. The sheets are similar but the adverts and placement of products changes. Interesting to see the price variations.
On the rear of the broadside is a cover sheet that remains the same and a page featuring their glue works on the reverse.
Minor handling and folding.
Very Good with minor handling and foldings. Item #16345
Armour & Company was an American company and was one of the five leading firms in the meat packing industry. It was founded in Chicago, in 1867, by the Armour brothers led by Philip Danforth Armour. By 1880, the company had become Chicago's most important business and had helped make Chicago and its Union Stock Yards the center of America's meatpacking industry. [wiki]