Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVI. No. 9. August 26, 1893.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of children sitting and standing atop the stump of a California redwood in Humboldt County measuring twenty-two feet in diameter. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 149-164, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose. A fine copy. 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: "A Giant Redwood," "Agricultural Depression," "Our Animal Industries," an article about angry mobs attacking Chinese workers amid the anti-Chinese sentiment of the day (also references the Geary Act), "The Coming Irrigation Convention," "Preserving Fruit Specimens for Exhibition," "The Delaware Peach Crop," "Horticulture: An Australian in Our Orchards; Myrabalan and Mariana [plums]," "The Field: Diminished Wheat Supply," "The Apiary: From a Pasadena Bee-keeper; A Great Honey Show," "Swine Yard: Feeding Wheat to Hogs," "The Stock Yard: Live-Stock Judging at the World's Fair; Traits of Mine Mule," "World's Fair: Mr. Hallidie at the Chicago Fair," "The Home Circle: Great Fairs of the World," "Young Folks' Column: Feast of the Dolls; Big Sun Dial," "Domestic Economy: Peaches" [recipes], and "Patrons of Husbandry: Grass Valley and Magnolia Granges; Stockton Grange Endorses the Fair."