Luncheon Beef, Ready, Unique, Delicious. ["Eh Cully, Let's Crack it."].

Kansas City: Armour Packing Co., [circa 1901-1910].

Series of eight trade cards, bound with a silk cord loop (8.5 x 11.5 cm), 8 pages, numbered versos only. Title from recto of first card. Each card illustrated with a chromolithograph depicting monkeys and parrots in a progressively more drunken conversation. Artists identity possibly indicated on the seventh card with the initials "DM". Versos contain slightly different texts, all advertising Armour's Luncheon Beef, "the only canned meat that can be used for cooking" (?). Some rubbing to cards, otherwise very good, with maroon silk cord binding.

Price: $150.00