Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVI. No. 16. October 14, 1893.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of "La Marque Rose at Santa Clara, 32 years old; trunk nearly 15 Inches in diameter." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 261-276, 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: "Climbing Roses in California," "Honors to a Californian," "Distribution of Our Fruit Products," "The Irrigation Congress," an article about plans to annex Hawai'i, "Fine Angora-Goat Exhibit," "A Fruit-Grower's Experience in Home Canning," "Horticulture: Early Days in Fruit; A Fruit-Drying Plant in Yolo County," "Florist and Gardener: The Most Popular Roses," "Cereal Crops: Figures on Wheat Growing," "The Field: The English Tenant Farmer; The English Need of Brewing Barley," "The Dairy: Greeting from Wisconsin for Our Dairy Association; The Flat Pea as a Fodder Plant," "Poultry Yard: Care of Sitting Hens; Roosters Ruled Out," "The Home Circle: Hints on Dress; Woman Suffrage in New York," "Domestic Economy" [recipes], and "Patrons of Husbandry: State Grange Session at Petaluma."