Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLV. No. 23. June 10, 1893.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with three reprinted black and white photographs of people "picking and traying grapes, a "raisin packing-house at Fresno," and a "scene in the Forsythe Vineyard near Fresno." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 505-528, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose and there is some 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: "California Raising Making," "What Success Owes to Failure," "A Day at Sherwood Hall," "Electricity on the Farm," "The Chinese and the Fruit Interest" [article that expresses the anti-Chinese sentiment of the day; the Geary Act, the extension of the Chinese Exclusion Act, is referenced], "Horticulture: Summer Cultivation; Fruit for the World's Fair," "The Dairy: Dairy Devices for Warm Climates," "Sheep and Wool: Sheep as a Factor in Advanced Agriculture," "The Stock Yard: Notes on Swine Breeding and Feeding," "The Apiary: How to Control Swarming," "Fruit Marketing: Mr. Newhouse's Views on Raisin Handling," "Poultry Yard: Poultry Care and Diseases," "The Field: Rape [Rapeseed] Cultivation," "The Home Circle: Sound and Light; When Things Get in the Eye; Gridiron or Frying Pan; Physical Training; Care of Bread After Baking," "Domestic Economy: A Strawberry Symposium; Axioms in Cake-Making."