Publication: The Press-Republican Printers, 1885, Pawnee City
First edition. 8vo. Original pictorial yellow wrappers, 41 pp. plus 9 pp.introductory, illustrated, advertisements. This fair began in 1880, and this is the sixth annual county fair for Pawnee City. Prizes were awarded for all types of cattle both dairy and beef types, horses and draft horses, sheep, swine, poultry, farm products such as wheat, corn, popcorn, vegetables such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, peas, etc., preserved canned goods, farm implements, musical implements, fine arts, textile fabrics, fastest trotting horse or mare, best and largest collection of fruits to include apples, pears, peaches, plums, and grapes, best canned preserves, flowers, etc. Pawnee City is located in the southeastern part of Nebraska just above the Kansas border and has a population today of approximately 1,000 citizens. Spine split but still holding at about 1." Light wear to the extremities, else a near fine copy of an elusive title.
Inventory Number: 44121