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Broadside on cloth]: Wanted! Ten Thousand Calf Skins and 1000 Beef Hides. Highest Cash Price Paid
Proctorsville, Vermont: D.C. Pollard, 1880. Unbound. Near Fine. Broadside. Approximately 17" x 11" printed on cloth, probably linen. A couple of small stains in the lower margins, near fine. Pollard announces that he represents "C.S. Page of Hyde Park, Vt., the largest dealer in New England..." and that "Printed slips, giving directions as to the best methods of taking off and curing Calf-Skins, are furnished FREE on application... Butchers and Dairymen are earnestly advised to follow these directions... ." Carroll S. Page, a businessman was acknowledged as the largest dealer in calfskins in the world and was eventually elected as the 43rd Governor of Vermont. A handsome and possibly unique broadside. *OCLC* locates no copies.
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]

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