Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIV. No. 6. August 6, 1892.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with three reprinted black and white photographs of the following scenes: "Glimpse at a Hedge of Pampas Plumes," "Field Culture of Callas as Practiced in California," and "Beating Out Smilax Seed in a Ventura Seed Garden." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 101-120, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact except for slight chipping at the spine. 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. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Commercial Floriculture," "Sawyer's Seedling Peach," "Midsummer in the Rose Garden," "The Orange Industry," "Forestry: 'Approved English Names for Western Trees'; The Height of Douglas Firs," "The Stock Yard: Suggestive Notes on the English Royal Show," "Poultry Yard: Starting a Poultry Ranch," "The Veterinarian: Answers to Questions from Rural Readers," "Horticulture: Exhibits of Olive Products; Assessing Fruit Trees; Horticultural Displays at the World's Fair," "Fruit Marketing: What the Santa Clara Exchange Will Do; Further Work by the Raisin Producers," "Meteorological: The Weather Bureau and Its Relations to Agriculture," "The Home Circle: About Centenarians" [article about people living to at least 100; article mentions how the average lifespan of a person was thirty-eight years at the time], and "S. F. Market Report: Market Review."