Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVII. No. 2. January 13, 1894.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of an "agriculture and horticulture" building nearing completion for the Midwinter Fair. The California Midwinter International Exposition was a World's Fair that was open from January 27-July 5, 1894 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 21-40, 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: "At the Midwinter Fair," "The State Fruit Exchange," "The Mule in Agriculture," "Fruit Transportation," "The Dairy: What Governor Hoard Thinks of Cow-Keeping" [W. D. Hoard calls for the human treatment of cows]; Cow Losing Her Cud [treatment for cows who cannot chew their cud]; Creameries in Humboldt County; Black Pepsin Brings Its Own Reward" [a compound linked to butter fraud], "Poultry Yard: The Chance for Profit in Poultry; Dryness in the Poultry House; How a Florida Woman Manages a Setting Hen; Give the Hens Teeth," "Track and Farm: Should Farmers Breed Horses?," "The Field: Significant Changes in American Agriculture," "The Stable: How to Breed Mules," "Cereal Crops: Indian Wheat Production," "The Irrigationist: Irrigation Practices in Eastern Washington," "Horticulture: California Canned Goods," "The Home Circle: Gems of Thought; Popular Science; Hints to Housekeepers," "Domestic Economy: Six Savory Soups [and other recipes]," "Patrons of Husbandry: From Pescadero; From Yuba City; San Jose Grange; From Watsonville; From Waterloo Grange," "Fruit Marketing: How Much More Fruit Should the East Take?," and "The Harvest Moon."