Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIV. No. 8. August 20, 1892.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph and botanical illustrations that show fungoid disease on almond trees. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 141-160, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact except for slight chipping at the spine and a hole measuring about 1" on the back page affecting only two advertisements. 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: "Preserving Fruit for Exhibition," "Horticulture: Cultivating the Almond in California; Our Fruit Products at the Pure Food Exhibition," "A Pomona Man on Prunes," "The Vineyard" [article about distilling "muscatels"], "The Stock Yard: American Short-Horn Herd Book," "The Dairy: Dairying in Kern County," "The Field: Mountain Hay Handling," "Fruit Preservastion: Large Scale Apricot Drying," "The Home Circle: That Old Parasol [how to repurpose an old one]; Beach Life at Santa Monica," "Good Health: Exercise; Tooth Culture," "Golden Trout," "How to File a Saw," "Rust from Plows," "Houses of Glass" [brief article about glass blocks for constructing buildings], "Agricultural Notes: California; Nevada; Oregon," "Paper Manufacture" [article about papermaking in Korea and China], "Domestic Economy: How to Make French Rolls," "Sponges" [article about sea sponges], "The Efficient Left Hand," "How Spectable Lenses Are Made," and "The Moon and the Barometer."