Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIII. No. 2. January 9, 1892.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with an illustration of orchards and vineyards in the foothills of Auburn in Placer County. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 1-44, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact except for the front page and back page, which are loose, some chipping at the spine, and slight tear in margins. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give information and advice on the different parts of the agricultural industry. This issue focuses on the fruit industry in the foothills; two reprinted engravings show Auburn and Penryn with the landscaped developed to accommodate orchards and vineyards. Includes articles on domestic science and the Women's Building at the World's Fair in Chicago. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Apiary: Notes on Bee Culture," "Fruit Marketing: Fruit Production and a Market," "Farmers' Institutes: The Institute Work in Wisconsin," "Horticulture: Citrus Fair at Auburn; Humboldt Fruit Farms; Peach Culture in the Kern Delta," "Patrons of Husbandry," "Terracing for Fruit Growing," "The Home Circle: Woman at the World's Fair," Young Folks' Column: Kitty's Bedspread," "Domestic Economy: Sundries for the Farmer's Tea" [recipes], "Queries and Replies," "The Irrigationist: Saving Water," "Entomological: Aphis-Proof Apple Trees," "Meteorological: Pacific Coast Weather for December," "Poultry Yard: Capons in California," "Good Health: A 'Home' for Cancer Patients," "The Vineyard: The Queen Isabella Grape," and "The Field: Farmers, Plant Alfalfa!"