Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIV. No. 25. December 17, 1892.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with five reprinted black and white photographs showing "Pasadena Homes." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 501-525, complete (last page misprinted as "520"). Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Pages are loose and there is 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: "Grain Stocks and Wheat Outlook," "Florida Oranges Abroad," "A City of Homes" [article talks about Pasadena, California being an "ideal location for homes"], "Death to the Quail" [article speaks out against quail trapping which is illegal], "Floriculture: Some Good Roses; Petals of a Chrysanthemum, "The Viticultural Exhibit," "A Handy Vine Puller," "Reported Deal in Lima Beans," "Horticulture: Strawberries and Their Cultivation; Premiums for the Citrus Fair," "The Field: The Hop Market; Alfalfa in Hay Fork Valley, Trinity County," "A California Holstein-Friesian Record," "What Is a Good Cow Worth?," "The Stock Yard: Who Has a White Bull?; Progressive Breeding; A Government Cattle Book," "Sheep and Wool: First Sheep in Humboldt County; Sheep Shearings," "The Apiary: Notes from the Oak Leaf Apiary," "Track and Farm: Racing of Two-Year-Olds; Ignorance in Driving Horses; Horse Notes; Palo Alto's Roll of Honor; An Improved Horse Stall," "Poultry Yard: A Remarkable Bird; Experiments in Keeping Eggs; Regular Feeding for Poultry; Floor the Hen House; A Disease, Not a Vice; Pumpkins [recipe of pumpkins and cornmeal to feed to hens]; Curious Animals," "Miscellaneous," "A Study of the Census," "The Home Circle: A Needle's Value; Daughters of Israel; Habit of Exaggeration," "San Francisco Fashion Notes," "Inexpensive Christmas Gifts," "Domestic Economy: Tested Recipes," "Horse Power of Boilers," "The Care and Cleaning of Marble, "Rain Table for Sacramento, Prepared to 1878 by the Late Dr. T. M. Logan and the Late Dr. W. Hatch, and Since 1878 by U. S. Weather Observer J. A. Barwick, Director State Weather Service," and "Land-Clearing Scene" [article accompanied by a reprinted engraving showing a man clearing land by pulling stumps].