Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVI. No. 19. November 4, 1893.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of "orchard views in a newly planted foothill region of California." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 309-324, 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 Foothill Orchards," "The World's Wheat Supply," "A Ruined Wheat Harvest," "Treatment for Insects and Fungi," "The State Horticultural Society," "The Dairy: The Training of Heifers," "Swine Yard: Dangerous Boars [about being cautious when driving bulls or boars and advocates being kind to them to prevent aggression]; Fattening Hogs; Roots for Hogs; Oilmeal for Pigs," "Poultry Yard: Hints for Turkey Time; Kitchen Scraps; Buying Hens for Use," "The Field: Farm Wages Must Come Down; The Compost Heap," "The Home Circle: Housekeeping to Please Neighbors [very brief advice to stop worrying what others think of one's home in terms of appearance]; In Favor of Laughter; Fall Millinery," "Patrons of Husbandry: American River Grange," "Abuse of the Stomach" [cures for indigestion], "Healthy Bed Clothing," "Rest in Motion" [emotional benefits of walking], and "Remedy for Toadstool Poisoning."