Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVI. No. 27. December 30, 1893.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of an "olive mill at San Diego Mission, probably built in the last century" [in reference to 1893]. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 411-460, 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: "Pioneer Olive Oil Mills," "The Wheat Outlook," "Southern Citrus Display at the Midwinter Fair," "The Number of Farms in the United States," "A Convention in the Wool Interest," "Important to Alkali Land Owners," "The Fruit-Growers' Convention and the Nationalization of Railroads," "Horticulture: Tropical Fruits in California; Pruning the Lemon," "Fruit Marketing: Suggestions on Fruit Handling; Chicago Fruit Sales," "Entomological: Advice to Bug and Fungus Killers," "The Field: Advice to Grain-Growers; Potato Show at the World's Fair," "The Veterinarian: Equine Lockjaw--Its Causes and Cures," "The Stock Yard: Wintering Young Stock," "Track and Farm: Possibilities on the Race Track," "Poultry Yard: Treatment for Sore Head; The Egg Business," "A New Road to the Yosemite Proposed," "The Home Circle: Fuel of Steamers; How to Live a Century; Home Hints," "World's Fair Passenger Business" [statistics on the number of passengers who rode different railways to the Chicago World's Fair], "How Coke Is Made," "The Purity of Gold," "Treatment of the Foot of the Horse," "Artificial Sunlight," "It Helps Germination," "Interesting Use of Spectacles," "Do Species Exist?," "A Novel Pencil," "The Cure of Colds," "Ocular Aperature," and a complete index on the back page for Vol. XLVI (July-December 1893) of the Pacific Rural Press.