Urbana: By the Author, 1907. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Tan cloth with brown lettering. 207pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, tables. Very good. Tight and sharp and internally near fine. Item #46548
Handsome first edition, with front flyleaf boldly inscribed and signed in black ink "Compliments of the / Author / Herbert W. Mumford." In addition, pencilled on front pastedown and near top of front board is ownership name of Alfred N. Abbott (1862-1929), noted Illinois farmer, cattle and hog rancher, state legislator, president of the Illinois State Farmers' Institute and Deputy Commissioner of the Illinois Commission to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Sharp copy of a scarce title, author signed and with interesting ownership signature as well. RAMPAGING HERD 1587.