Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVI. No. 15. October 7, 1893.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of "the California fan palm as an avenue tree in Los Angeles" [shows an avenue with palm trees lining each side]. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 245-260, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Ad for John Deere plows on the back page. 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: "Fan Palms as Street Trees," "Weather Furies on the Atlantic Side," a very brief article referencing the Geary Act and the anti-Chinese sentiment of the time, "State Horticultural Society," "Cleaning Dried Fruit with a Grain Fan," "The Sweet Olive," "Growing Interest in Shropshires," "Horticulture: Pickling Ripe Olives; Fruits at the San Diego Fair," "Fruit Marketing: The Marketing of California Fruits," "The Field: The Amended Game Laws," "Agricultural Engineer: How to Build Good Roads," "The Home Circle," "Domestic Economy" [recipes], and "Patrons of Husbandry: State Grange Session at Petaluma."