Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1927.
Octavo (23 x 15 cm.), 410 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Index. FIRST EDITION. A study of the potential and existing uses of animal by-products, from the 'lab' of one of America's largest meat processors, Armour. The contents are divided into to larger categories (non-edible and edible by products) The non-edible include: hides and skins, wool and hair, fats, oils, & greases, soap, glue, animal & poultry feeds, and pharmaceuticals. The edible by products are largely not new, and include offal, casings, ligaments, cured and canned meats, etc. The author was Assistant Director of Armour's Livestock Bureau. Some age-toning and corner bumping. In publisher's blue, gold, and yellow-decorated tan wrappers. Light rubbing and soil to wrapper. Generally very good.