Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIV. No. 17. October 22, 1892.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a black and white map of "a popular California rural improvement; the ten-block system illustrated." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 333-352, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Pages are loose and there is 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: "The Northernmost Group of Sequoias," "California Flower's for the World's Fair," "State Flower of Washington" [poll shows the rhododendron won, with the runners-up being (in order from most to least number of votes) the clover, gaillardia, Washington holly, marguerite, and dogwood], "An Agricultural Chautauqua," "The Ten-Block System Illustrated," "Firing Against Frost," "Fruit Marketing: The Orchardist's Perplexities, Problems and Rewards," "The Year's Output of Beet Sugar at Chino," "Horticulture: An Arraignment of the So-called Picholine Olive," "The Field: Gophers and Moles," "Rural Improvement: Wayside Mail Boxes and the Ten-Block System," "The Apiary: Bees and Honey," "The Stock Yard [recurring section that features an article on show animals in this issue]," "The Dairy: Regulation of City Milk Trade," and "Domestic Economy: Dangerous Use of Kerosene; [various recipes]."