Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIV. No. 7. August 13, 1892.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of "a foothill orchard on Stony Creek, in Colusa County." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 121-140, 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: "Luther Burbank's New Plums," "The Advance in Hog Product," "A Coast Range Foothill Orchard," "Fruit Marketing: Fruit Shipments in English Markets," "Tin Collar for Cankerworms," "Horticulture: Hints on Orange-Growing; Windbreaks, Cultivation, Irrigation," "Pioneer Fruit Planters of Amador County," "Agricultural Science: Origin and Functions of Humus or Decaying Vegetable Matter," "Poultry Yard: Essentials of Success with Poultry; Poultry Around Petaluma," "The Apiary: California Bee-Keeping," "The Dairy: The Making of Good Cheese," "The Irrigationist: A Sprinkling Outfit in Florida," and "Agricultural Notes: California; Arizona; Nevada."