Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVII. No. 8. February 24, 1894.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of four bison in a paddock at Golden Gate Park. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 141-160, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose and there is slight 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: "The Buffalo Under Domestication," "The Southern Citrus Fair," article about wheat, "Activity in the Northern Fruit Interest," "The Nationalization of Railroads," "Fruit Marketing: An Oregonian's Observations in Eastern Markets," "The Dairy: Lessons from Recent Dairy Shows," "Correspondence: A Californian in Washington," "The Irrigationist: The Water Supplies in the Arid Regions," "Horticulture: Fruits in Oregon and British Columbia; The Cuthbert Raspberry," "The Field: Alfalfa Sown for Irrigation; A Chance for More Hops; Duration of a Hop Yard; Florida Sweet Potato Growing," "Poultry Yard: The Egg Shell Theory; Growing Turkeys," "The Apiary: Ripening Honey; Shipping Queens," "Sheep and Wool: The Future of Wool; A Government View of the Wool Situation," "Swine Yard: An English Breeder on Pigs," "The Stable: Care of Wagons and Carriages," "The Home Circle: Restless Babies; Trifles; Secret of His Health; Lemon Juice for Gout; Evey-Day Farm Philosophy; Scylla and Charybdis; Crossing the Limbs When Sitting," "Domestic Economy: Salads," "Lunar Illumination," "Freak of Electricity," "Lunar Illumination," "Patrons of Husbandry: Six New Members for Watsonville," "Speed of Trains," "Electricity in 1900," and "The Heat from the Sun."